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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.
Billy Eckstine is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Folksinger Paul Sykes is appearing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA.
The musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
The Newbeats record Find Ya Some Where Else (To Eat Your Crackers), Human Kindness, (The Bees Are For The Birds) The Birds Are For The Bees, and Little Child, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Hickory Records.
The Squires, with Neil Young on lead guitar, play the third of six nights at The Twilight Zone, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Honeycombs play at The Cecil Ballroom, Hull, England, UK, Europe
Jerry Lee Lewis plays the first of three nights for a private function in San Diego, California, USA.
The Dave Clark Five play a live gig in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Beach Boys record an appearance for tv pop show Shindig! at the ABC Television Center, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The Righteous Brothers appear on the same edition. (It will be broadcast on December 23)
The Barracudas record Yank Me (Doodle) and Free For All for Volt Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Lakeside Ballroom, Hendon, London, England, UK, Europe.
The wake for Sam Cooke is held at The Tabernacle Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, USA, and is attened by Mohammed Ali, Dick Gregory, Major Lance, Smokey Robinson, Marv Johnson, The Soul Stirrers, The Upsetters and more. Mavis Staples cries all the way through when The Staple Singers sing The Old Rugged Cross.
The instrumental track for the songs Fanny, What's New and Where Are You are recorded for Motown Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. Marvin Gaye will subsequently add his vocals to the tracks which will be released in 1967.
David Leslie Walls is born in South Shields, Tyne And Wear, England, UK, Europe. He will achieve fame and notoriety as Ginger of The Wildhearts.
The King Bees play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Ricky Vernon and The Pathfinders. Regrettably, The King Bees is not the band of the same name which was fronted by David Bowie.
The Donald Byrd Septet with orchestral accompaniment, records I'm Tryin' To Get Home, March Children and Brother Isaac at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Dusty Springfield is deported from South Africa for "blatantly flouting apartheid laws" (i.e. performing in front of an multiracial audience) at a show near Cape Town. As she is escorted to the plane, black airport workers form an impromptu guard of honour for her.
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Judy Garland goes to see the satirical comedy show Beyond The Fringe for the third time at The Mayfair Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Count Basie, Sammy Davis Jr. and Charles Boyet appear on The Jimmy Dean Show on ABC-tv in the USA.
Rod Stewart And The Soul Agents play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jimmy Powell And The Five Dimensions
The Zombies play at The Gala, Norwich, England, UK, Europe
Johnny Cash records Long Black Veil, Mama You Been On My Mind and (I'm Proud) The Baby Is Mine, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Columbia Records.
Ferry Cross The Mersey by Gerry and the Pacemakers enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No8.
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