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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.
Chuck Berry plays the first of six nights at the Rock And Roll Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles are interviewed at the central London, England, UK, office of their management company NEMS, for broadcast on the BBC's Italian language service prior to their Italian tour.
The Who play in The Floral Hall, Morecambe, UK.
Manfred Mann release a new EP, The One In The Middle, on HMV Records in the UK. The EP includes their version of the Bob Dylan song With God On Our Side.
Actress/singer Rita Moreno marries cardiologist Dr Lenny Gordon, who is also her manager.
Sandie Shaw plays the fifth night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, UK.
When Elvis Presley's manager, Col. Tom Parker, attends a preview screening of the next Presley movie, Harum Scarum, he is horrified by how banal and incoherent the movie is.
The Dave Clark Five begins a tour of North America with a show at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
Billy Strange records the Bob Dylan composition All I Really Want To Do, the Donovan composition Catch The Wind, plus Nine More Miles and Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte, in RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The session band includes Glen Campbell, Tommy Tedesco, Carol Kaye, Russell Bridges, Hal Blaine and Julius Wechter.
George Melachrino, aged 56, falls asleep in his bath and drowns at his home in Gordon Place, Kensington, London, UK. An accomplished player of the violin, viola, oboe, clarinet and saxophone, he had worked with the orchestras of Ambrose and Carroll Gibbons before finding success as leader of his own easy-listening orchestra.
The Beatles compilation album The Beatles' Greatest is released in Germany, Europe, on Odeon Records.
Joan Baez has a photographic session with top fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon in New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland, UK.
The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk and Count Basie play on the first night of the three-day long Pittsburgh Jazz Festival, Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Marvin Gaye releases a new single, Pretty Little Baby, in the USA.
Cliff Richard admits in the UK press that he buys records by The Beatles, but not by The Rolling Stones.
Bassist Phil Lesh makes his first appearance as a member of The Warlocks [later to become the Grateful Dead] at Frenchy's, Hayward, California, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at The Pontiac Club, Putney, London, England, UK.
The Yardbirds play in the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England, UK.
Dean Ford And The Gaylords release a new single, a cover version of the Shirley Ellis hit The Name Game, in the UK on EMI/Columbia Records. The group will find greater success after a name-change to Marmalade.
The Larry Page Orchestra releases a new LP, Kinky Music, on Decca Records in the UK. The album features orchestral versions of songs by The Kinks, who are managed by Page.
Jimmy McCracklin plays the first of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
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Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles is given an oblong gold watch with a black leather strap as a birthday gift by the group's manager, Brian Epstein.
George Jones and Gene Pitney record Big Job, Your Old Standby, Baby Why and That's All It Took, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Charlatans continue their two month long residency at the Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
John Lennon of The Beatles appears on UK tv current affairs show Tonight to promote his upcoming book, A Spaniard In The Works.
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Solomon Burke plays at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play at The Pittsburgh Jazz Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Tom Jones begins a week-long series of shows at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley records the album Dippin' at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Blue Note Records.
Principal photography on the next Elvis Presley movie, Frankie And Johnny, continues at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Joe Williams records I Should Have Kissed Her More in Webster Hall, New York City, USA, for RCA Records.
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.