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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.
In Obertauern, Austria, Europe, The Beatles continue filming scenes for their second film, Help!, provisionally titled Eight Arms To Hold You. On this day they are filmed at an Olympic ski-jump location, and in an apres-ski cellar.
The Yardbirds enter the UK pop singles chart with For Your Love. The song, written by Graham Gouldman, will peak at No3 during a twelve-week run on the chart. On the same day, The Yardbirds record an appearance on UK tv show Scene At 6.30 at Granada Television Centre, Quay Street, Manchester. They also appear on Top Of The Pops for the first time.
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King Of The Road by Roger Miller enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No1.
The Kinks play at The Locarno Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Standells appear in tonight's edition of The Munsters tv series, entitled Far Out Munsters. The band rents The Munsters' house as an alternative to a hotel, and performs a ditty called Do The Ringo plus a cover of The Beatles' I Want To Hold Your Hand.
The Rolling Stones are caught urinating against a garage wall in Romford, Essex, UK. They also play a show Romford's ABC Cinema.
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A tractor-trailer carrying fifteen tons of bananas loses control in rush hour traffic on Moosic Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. The vehicle hits cars, houses, and wire poles before crashing into a home. The driver, Eugene P. Sesky is killed and over fifteen others are injured. The incident will serve as the basis for Harry Chapin's 1974 song 30,000 Pounds of Bananas.
Irish blues quintet Them, featuring vocalist Van Morrison, play in Hendon, UK.
A package tour headlined by Roy Orbison and featuring Marianne Faithfull, The Rockin' Berries and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, plays at The City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
Bill Anderson records Riverboat and I Don't Love You Anymore in Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Decca Records.
Johnny Cash plays at The Music Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Who play at The Civic Hall, Crawley, UK.
Jazz drummer Elvin Jones records tracks for the album And Then Again for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Jazz violinist Stuff Smith plays at The Montmartre Jazzhaus, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Louis Armstrong And The All Stars play in Lucerna Hall, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
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.