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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.
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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The Nashville Teens play at The Cellar Club, Kingston-On-Thames, England, UK.
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.
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 Walker Brothers play at The Marine Ballroom, Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK.
The Dizzy Gillespie Sextet and vocalist Mary Stallings are among the artists playing at The Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California, USA.
The Wynton Kelly Trio with Wes Montgomery play at The Half Note, 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.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
I Got You Babe by Sonny And Cher is given a gold record award by the R.I.A.A. in the 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.
Paul Simon plays at Waterson's Club, Hull, England, UK.
Paul McDermott is born in Sydney, Australia, Oceania. He will find success as dance music producer Paul Mac.
The Rolling Stones play at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
The Gentrys are playing at The Whisky A-GoGo, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Small Faces and Jonathan King appear on tv pop show Ready, Steady, Go! in London, UK.
A new youth-orientated magazine, Hitweek, publishes its first edition in Holland, Europe.
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.
Joe Picciotto is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find success as a guitarist and vocalist with Fugazi.
Roy Head plays at Montebello Ballroom, Montebello, California, USA.
The Beach Boys play at Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
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.
The Herbie Mann Octet is playing at London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A new youth-orientated magazine, Hitweek, publishes its first edition in Holland, Europe.
The Hollies begin a 17-date tour of the USA.
Gary Farr and the T-Bones play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
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.
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 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.
Kassner Associated Publishers send a cheque for £27 5s 3d for royalties to Dave Davies, guitarist with The Kinks.
The Searchers fly to Holland, Europe, for live gigs and tv appearances.
Jefferson Airplane and JC Burris play the second of four nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Yardbirds play in The Rolling Stone club, New York City, USA.
UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go! features Dusty Springfield, The Hollies, The Small Faces and Gary Lewis And The Playboys.
Johnny Rivers is playing at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Milt Trenier and Micki Lynn are playing The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Frank Sinatra appears on the Johnny Carson Show on tv in the USA.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.