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The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
The Beatles release a new EP featuring the songs A Hard Days Night, Not A Second Time, Things We Said Today and Little Child on Odeon Records in Sweden, Europe.
Glasgow council in Scotland announces that all boys and men with Beatle-cuts - i.e. haircuts in the the style of The Beatles - will henceforth have to wear bathing caps, because a committee has been told that hair from 'Beatle-cuts' is clogging the pool's filters.
Colin James, singer, songwriter and musician, winner of six Juno Awards, is born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
The Soul Agents play at Parr Hall, Palmyra Square Street, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.
The Top Ten records played on KQV Radio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, for the week ended on this date are as follows :
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Don Gibson, with producer Chet Atkins, records 'Cause I Believe In You, Then I'll Be Free and A Love That Can't Be, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with Floyd Cramer on piano, Jerry Reed on guitar, The Jordanaires on backing vocals and Buddy Harman on drums.
Charlie Louvin records I'll Have Made It To The Bridge and Less And Less, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Tommy Tucker, Christine Holmes, The Cherokees, Troy Dante And The Infernos, The Naturals and Wayne Gibson And The Dynamic Sounds appear on BBC2 tv show The Beat Room in the UK.
In a meeting with Elvis Presley at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA, his manager Col Tom Parker accuses the star of becoming obsessed by religious and spiritual matters - largely as a result of the influence of his hairdresser, Larry Geller.
The Oscar Peterson Trio records Mack The Knife, Incoherent Blues and other tracks for Mercury Records in New York City, USA.
A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Two obscure bands playing at London's 100 Club include members who will later go on to fame and fortune. Headline band The Birds feature Ron Wood, later to play for The Faces and The Rolling Stones. Support band The Tridents include guitarist Jeff Beck, later to play for The Yardbirds before pursuing a successful solo crareer.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
John Lennon of The Beatles calls in interior designer Kenneth Partridge to re-design his recently-purchased Weybridge, Surrey, England, UK, Europe, home.
In Australia, Oceania, The Bee Gees release their fourth single, Claustrophobia.
Bob And Bobby record the Jimmy Reed composition Baby What You Want Me To Do for Tower Records in Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys co-produces the track with Bob Norberg.
The Beach Boys release a new single, When I Grow Up (To Be a Man)/She Knows Me Too Well, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Andy And The Bey Sisters record Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars, Since I Fell For You, Besame Mucho, September In The Rain and Smiles for Prestige Records in Rudy Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Canadian Sweethearts record My Man, Sukiyaki, Blue Canadian Rockies, This Land Is Your Land, Wooden Heart and La Vie En Rose, in Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, California, USA.
Vaughn Meader, and folk group The Au Go Go Singers (featuring two future Buffalo Springfield members, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay), play at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Manfred Mann and Helen Shapiro are judges in UK tv talent show Ready Steady Win.
The LP The Wonderful World of Andy Williams by Andy Williams, is awarded a Gold Disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.