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The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
Kathy Keegan is playing during four weeks at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Italian-American tenor Sergio Franchi is playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA, during a two-week season.
Xavier Cugat is headlining during three weeks at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, supported by Charo.
Glenda Grainger is playing during two weeks at The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Honeycombs are undertaking a month of live appearances at The Piper Club, Rome, Italy, Europe.
The Supremes are playing during a two-week engagement at The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jerry Vale is playing at The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Anthony's Bookend Revue is playing during two weeks at The Imperial Room of the Royal York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Lyricist Fred Wise dies aged 50 in New York City, USA, the city of his birth. He is perhaps best-remembered as co-writer of the lyrics to the 1948 song "A — You're Adorable" with Buddy Kaye and Sid Lippman. He subsequently wrote many of the songs sung by Elvis Presley in his movies.
Popular singer John Gary plays the first of twelve nights at The Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Han Wouters is born in Etten-Leur, The Netherlands, Europe. He will find success as the drummer in the Pur Sang Band.
The Hollies play in The Town Hall, High Wycombe, England, UK, Europe.
The Sweets Mill Mountain Boys and Joe McDonald play in The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA. Joe McDonald will find global fame as leader of Country Joe And The Fish.
Saxophopnist Bunky Green records On Green Dolphin Street, My Ship and other tracks in Chicago, Illionois, USA.
Matt Monro is a guest on the radio show Pop Inn, in England, UK, Europe.
Having already started his musical career, young songwriter and singer Paul Simon attends his last day as a student at Brooklyn Law School, New York City, USA.
Episode Six play at The Overseas Visitors Club, Earls Court, London, England, UK, Europe. Ian Gillan and Roger Glover of Episode Six will find greater success as members of Deep Purple.
The Exciters play a live gig in Harlow, Essex, England, UK, Europe.
Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, returns to England after holidaying in the Virgin Islands, Caribbean.
Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds play at Burton's, Uxbridge, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Action play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Riot Squad play at The Town Hall, Melbourn Street, Royston, Hertfordshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Birds play in The Birdcage, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK, Europe.
Stephen M. Ceslik III is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. He will find success as a guitarist and vocalist under the name Steve Deal in such bands as Amanda By Night, Bleached Black, Chopper (12), Radiana and The Absolute Zeros.
The Association play at The Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley receives a letter from his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, giving details of upcoming new contracts with RCA, MGM and Paramount.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at The Winter Gardens, Malvern Worcestershire, England, UK, Europe.
The Top Ten Singles on radio station WABC in New York City, USA, for the week starting on this date are as follows :

1. We Can Work It Out - The Beatles (Capitol)

2. The Sounds of Silence - Simon And Garfunkel (Columbia)

3. As Tears Go By - The Rolling Stones (London)

4. A Well Respected Man - The Kinks (Reprise)

5. She's Just My Style - Gary Lewis And the Playboys (Liberty)

6. The Men In My Little Girl's Life - Mike Douglas (Epic)

7. The Duck - Jackie Lee (Mirwood)

8. Flowers On the Wall - The Statler Brothers (Columbia)

9. You Didn't Have to Be So Nice - The Lovin' Spoonful (Kama Sutra)

10. My Love - Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)

The Nashville Teens appear on the Rediffusion tv show Five O'Clock Funfair, in England, UK, Europe.
Burl Ives records Baby Is Gone, Mean Mean Man and Somebody Is Watching Over Me for Decca Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Petula Clark is recording tracks in Pye Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. Among the session players in the studio is guitarist John McLaughlin.
The Sons Of The Pioneers record A Sandman Lullaby, One More Ride and other tracks in RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Hollies spend the second of two days recording I Can't Let Go at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Steam Packet play a gig in Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Brian Wilson starts work in Western Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, on recording instrumental tracks for The Beach Boys album Pet Sounds.
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Jimmy Powell and The Dimensions play at The Place, 67 Bryan Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Beach Boys (with Bruce Johnston standing in for Brian Wilson) play at Miyagi Kenmin Kaikan, Sendai, Japan, Asia.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features The Everly Brothers performing Love Is Strange and The Deep Six performing The Rising Sun.