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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 Kinks release a new EP, Kwyet Kinks, in the UK on Pye Records. The EP includes one of the band's best-loved songs, A Well Respected Man.
The Small Faces and Jonathan King appear on tv pop show Ready, Steady, Go! in London, UK.
Milt Trenier and Micki Lynn are playing The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Steam Packet (including Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Brian Auger and Julie Driscoll) play at King's Halls, Ilkley, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK, with The Boston Dexters.
Jefferson Airplane and JC Burris play the second of four nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Beach Boys play at Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Joe Picciotto is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find success as a guitarist and vocalist with Fugazi.
A new youth-orientated magazine, Hitweek, publishes its first edition in Holland, Europe.
The Herbie Mann Octet is playing at London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Byrds record It Won't Be Wrong, A Satisfied Mind and (another version of) Set You Free This Time in CBS Recording Studio, 6121 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Hollies begin a 17-date tour of the USA.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Ray Peterson performing Corina, Corina and Bobby Freeman performing C'mon And Swim.
The Gentrys are playing at The Whisky A-GoGo, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Dylan is at The Friars nightclub in Toronto, Canada, rehearsing with a group called The Hawks who will, in due course, evolve into The Band.
It is reported in the UK music press that The Animals have left EMI and signed to Decca Records in the UK. They will begin recording for Decca in the spring of 1966 - when their contract with independent record producer Mickie Most runs out.
The Searchers fly to Holland, Europe, for live gigs and tv appearances.
Malachi play at The Intersection coffee house in San Francisco, California, USA. The gig is advertised in two local underground newspapers, Rag Baby and The Berkeley Barb, as a performance of 'psychedelic music'.
The N.M.E. reports that Sonny Bono of Sonny And Cher has collapsed from exhaustion following their recent intensive tour of the USA. He is resting and has been prevented from joining a proposed tour with Gene Pitney.
Paul McDermott is born in Sydney, Australia, Oceania. He will find success as dance music producer Paul Mac.
Gary Farr and the T-Bones play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Paul Simon plays at Waterson's Club, Hull, England, UK.
That Means A Lot by P.J. Proby (written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles), is released as a single in the UK.
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Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Walker Brothers play at The Marine Ballroom, Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK.
A new youth-orientated magazine, Hitweek, publishes its first edition in Holland, Europe.
Frank Sinatra appears on the Johnny Carson Show on tv in the USA.
The Dizzy Gillespie Sextet and vocalist Mary Stallings are among the artists playing at The Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California, USA.
Kassner Associated Publishers send a cheque for £27 5s 3d for royalties to Dave Davies, guitarist with The Kinks.
Johnny Rivers is playing at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
I Got You Babe by Sonny And Cher is given a gold record award by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go! features Dusty Springfield, The Hollies, The Small Faces and Gary Lewis And The Playboys.
The Yardbirds play in The Rolling Stone club, New York City, USA.
The Lee Morgan Sextet records Most Like Lee, Ceora and Our Man Higgins for Blue Note Records at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Wynton Kelly Trio with Wes Montgomery play at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
Roy Head plays at Montebello Ballroom, Montebello, California, USA.
The Nashville Teens play at The Cellar Club, Kingston-On-Thames, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.