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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 musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
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.
Connie Haines is playing during two weeks at the ACT IV Restaurant-Supper Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Eddie Peabody, billed as 'The King Of The Banjo', plays during seventeen nights at The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by 'song stylist' Gloria Loring.
Mose Allison is headlining for three weeks at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single 1-2-3 by Len Barry. The writers (John Madara, David White and Len Barry) are sued successfully by Motown Records, claiming that the song is a reworking of Holland-Dozier-Holland's Ask Any Girl released by The Supremes as the B-side to their single Baby Love.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single Wind Me Up by Cliff Richard.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single Zorba's Dance by Marcello Minerbi And His Orchestra.
Bill Black's Combo is playing during a three-week stand at the Whiskey A Go-Go, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Riot Squad play at The Corn Exchange, 39 Fore Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, UK, Europe.
Cilla Black, Con Cluskey of The Bachelors, Peter Haigh and Edina Ronay are the panellists on tonight's edition of BBCtv show Juke Box Jury in London, England, UK, Europe.
Otis Redding, Evie Sands and Gary Lewis And The Playboys appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Loose Ends play at El Partido, Lewisham, London, England, UK, Europe, with Frank Sheen Sound and Duke Lee.
She's Just My Style by Gary Lewis And The Playboys enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart, where it will peak at No3.
Andrew Oldham, manager of The Rolling Stones, announces that the group will be making a feature film, entitled Back, Behind And Front, with a budget of $1,250.000. The film will never be made.
Que Sera Sera by Normie Rowe And The Playboys begins the last of eleven consecutive weeks at No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Peter And Gordon, with producer Ken Nelson, record My Heart Skips A Beat, Memphis and Lonely Street in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
It is reported that MGM REcords in the USA has achieved record profits during 1965, earning $2,153,000 compared with $1,525,000 in 1964.
The Five Dallas Boys appear on UK tv series The Arthur Haynes Show.
RCA Records announces that it has signed up 'a San Francisco sextet singing in the folk-rock vein' - Jefferson Airplane - to a recording contract.
The Everly Brothers play the fourth of six nights at The Hullaballoo Club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Calne-based band The Pack play a two-hour set in Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
A Taste Of Honey by Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The new Top Ten Singles on UK Pirate Radio station Radio Caroline are :

1. Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out - The Beatles.

2. The Carnival Is Over - The Seekers.

3. Maria - P.J Proby.

4. Wind Me Up - Cliff Richard.

5. A Lover's Concerto - The Toys.

6. 1-2-3 - Len Barry.

7. My Generation - The Who.

8. Rescue Me - Fontella Bass.

9. The River - Ken Dodd.

10. Let's Hang On - The Four Seasons.
The Rolling Stones' album December's Children enters the Billboard album chart in the USA, where it will peak at No4 and will be certified as a gold disc.
The Who play at The Birdcage Club, Portsmouth, England, UK.
Jazz pianist Burton Greene records Cluster Quartet, Ballade II, Bloom In The Commune and Taking It Out Of The Ground in New York City, USA.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single My Generation by The Who.
Lulu And The Luvvers play the last night in a week of shows at The Cabaret Club, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Bee Gees play at The Bandstand, Sydney, Australia.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single The River by Ken Dodd.
The Small Faces play in Marcam Assembly Rooms, March, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, Europe
KRLA Beat magazine reports thast The Toys have been signed to appear in the Paramount movie, The Girl In Daddy's Bikini, along with The Animals, The Castaways and The Gentry. The film will not be released until 1967, by which time it will have had its name changed to It's A Bikini World.
In American music trade magazine Billboard, Donovan's business manager, Ashley Kozak, denies that rival manager Allen Klein is negotiating a deal for Donovan with influential record producer Mickie Most. Their rivalry will result in Pye Records deleting Donovan's next release, Sunshine Superman.
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Uptight (Everything's Alright) by Stevie Wonder enters the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No3.
The Kinks play at The Palais de Danse, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe.
The Yardbirds play at the Danceland Ballroom, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
The Blues Project play at the Café Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is We Can Work It Out by The Beatles, entering at No18.
The Grateful Dead play at The Big Beat, Palo Alto, California, USA. This gig is considered to have been one of the shows which would come to be known as the Acid Tests.
Jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley records Third Time Around, Venus De Mildew, Ace Deuce Trey, The Morning After and A Caddy For Daddy in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Blue Note Records.
Bob Dylan plays at The Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California, USA.
A Silver Disc is awarded in the UK to the single (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones.
The Enigmas play at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
It is reported that record producer Nick Venet has recently completed overseeing musical segments for two movie projects, Out Of Sight and Skater Dater. Out Of Sight, a spy spoof, utilises the talents of Gary Lewis And The Playboys, Dobie Gray, The Turtles, Freddie And The Dreamers, The Knickerbockers and The Astronauts.
Sergeant Barry Sadler records The Ballad Of The Green Berets, in New York City, USA. One of the very few popular songs of the 1960s to cast the military in a positive light, it will reach No1 for five weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and four weeks on Cash Box. It will also be named as Billboard's No1 single for the year 1966.
After a run of just seven performances, stage musical La Grosse Valise closes at the 54th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Jefferson Airplane begin recording tracks for their debut LP, Jefferson Airplane Takes Off, at RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA. With Matthew Katz and Tommy Oliver sharing production duties, they record High Flyin' Bird.