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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 Small Faces play at The Cavern In The Town, off Leicester Square, London, England, UK.
Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Earl Hines, Carmen McRae and Stan Getz play on the second night of the three-day long Pittsburgh Jazz Festival, Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ride Your Pony by Lee Dorsey enters the Billboard R'n'B Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No7.
Bing Crosby writes to Elvis Presley's manager, Col Tom Parker, thanking him for Presley's recording of the Crosby hit White Christmas.
Petula Clark plays in Choisy, France, Europe.
Alex Harvey plays at The Pontiac Club, Putney, London, England, UK.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is Sunshine, Lollipops And Rainbows by Lesley Gore, entering at No79.
The Four Tops have their first Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA No1 single with I Can't Help Myself. On the same day they also reach No1 in the Cashbox chart.
The Preachers, a band from Bromley in Kent, England, UK, whose fifteen year old guitarist is named Peter Frampton, play at The Witch Doctor, St. Leonards-on-Sea, Hastings, Sussex, England, UK, supported by The Confederates.
The Who, Solomon Burke, Zoot Money , Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers,John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, The Spencer Davis Group, Marianne Faithful, Long John Baldry, The Birds, Dave Witting and The Ray Martin Group play at Uxbridge Blues And Folk Festival, Uxbridge, England, UK, Europe.
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1.
The Kinks and The Moody Blues play at The Academy Of Music, New York City, USA.
The Charlatans continue their two month long residency at the Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
Johnny Cash overdubs German language vocals on the songs In Virginia and Wer Kennt Den Weg in Columbia Recording Studio A, 799 7th Avenue, New York City, USA.
Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys receives a letter from his father, Murray Wilson, which includes legal documentation to make Murray the sole owner of Sea Of Tunes, The Beach Boys' publishing company.
Otis Redding secures his first Billboard Top 40 entry in the USA with I've Been Loving You Too Long, which will peak at No21.
The Herd, including Peter Frampton, play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, UK.
The Dave Clark Five play at The Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Baby I'm Yours by Barbara Lewis on Atlantic Records enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the Gerry Goffin-Carole King composition He's In Town by The Rockin' Berries on Picadilly Records.
In a letter published in The Times, Charles de Houghton defends the award of MBEs to The Beatles, pointing out that, among other things, they are significant earners of foreign exchange and have saved the British corduroy industry.
At United Western Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, Freddy Cannon records Action, the theme song to the new tv show Where The Action Is, with legendary session musicians the Wrecking Crew as his backing group.
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A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Long Live Love by Sandie Shaw.
Principal photography on the next Elvis Presley movie, Frankie And Johnny, continues at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bumble Bee by The Searchers peaks at No6 in the Singles Chart in Sweden, Europe.
The Who, The Rev. Gary Davis, Solomon Burke, The Spencer Davis Group, Marianne Faithfull, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers (with Eric Clapton), Zoot Money, Cliff Bennett, The Birds and Long John Baldry are among the artists performing at the Uxbridge Blues and Folk Festival, Hillingdon Borough Showground, Uxbridge, London, England, UK.
George Jones records I'm A People, Old Brush Arbors, Ship Of Love and We're Watching Our Step in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. backing vocals on this session are provided by The Jordanaires.
The Who are heard in a pre-recorded live performance on the BBC Radio show Top Gear in the UK.
James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Gerry And The Pacemakers and Dino, Desi And Billy appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fabulous magazine runs a special edition dedicated to Liverpool music, featuring The Searchers on the front cover and features about The Beatles, The Mojos, Gerry And The Pacemakers, Cilla Black, Billy Fury, The Merseybeats, The Spinners and Tommy Quickly.
What The World Needs Now, written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, sung by Jackie DeShannon enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No4.
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A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single A World Of Our Own by The Seekers on EMI/Columbia Records.
The Righteous Brothers play in The Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Walker Brothers' second UK single, Love Her, peaks at No20.
Crying In The Chapel by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Sandie Shaw plays the sixth night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, UK.
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.