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The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
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 stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Winifred Atwell, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Rusty 'Ko Ko' Adams is playing during thirteen days at The Little Brown Jug, Owensboro, Kentucky, USA, with Jo Ann And Ray Cantrell.
Ray Charles plays at the Cultura Artística in São Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Lossiemouth Racing Pigeon Club presents Jimmy Justice and The Excheckers plus The Alex. Sutherland Sextet in The Two Red Shoes, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Jimmy Dean Show begins a three-year run on the ABC television network in the USA. Dean is best-remembered for his hit Big Bad John.
Jarvis Branson Cocker is born in Sheffield, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as Jarvis Cocker of Brit-pop band Pulp
Vocalist Freda Payne records I Cried For You, 'Round Midnight and other tracks for Impulse Records in RCA Studios, New York City, USA.
Ray Price And His Cherokee Cowboys, George Morgan, Archie Campbell and Shirley Ray begin a 19-day tour of the South-West with a show in Fulton, Indiana, USA.
Roy Orbison plays at The Odeon, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Searchers, Bob Luman, Freddie And The Dreamers, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, The Sons Of The Piltdown Men, Cherry Roland and Gary And Lee.
Ann-Margret makes a guest appearance as an animated character named Ann-Margrock on the ABC-TV animated series The Flintstones.
Jess Conrad And The Debonaires play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Rod And The Cortinas.
Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Tommy Roe, The Fourmost, Tommy Quickly, Heinz And The Saints, The Dennisons and Johnny Sandon And The Remo Four play at The ABC, Chesterfield, England, UK, Europe.
The album Days Of Wine And Roses by Andy Williams is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Sam Cooke, Dion, Bobby Blue Bland, Little Willie John, Baby Washington, The Tymes, The King Pins, Freddie Scott, Gorgeous George and Joe Scott And His Orchestra play at Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
The Swinging Blue Genes [later to find success as The Swinging Blue Jeans] play a lunchtime session at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Dot Records reject a demo sent to them by The Soots, a California-based group including Frank Zappa on guitar and Don Van Vliet on vocals. Zappa will go on to find fame as leader of the Mothers Of Invention. Van Vliet will find fame as Captain Beefheart.
Suffering with a stomach ailment, Brenda Lee is admitted into Saint Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for treatment.
The Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo auditions for BBC radio show Saturday Club at BBC Studio, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe. They pass and the performance will be aired in December. The group will find greater success when it evolves to become The Animals.
The Woody Herman Herd opens at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand and Liberace play in the South Shore Room, Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Cyril Davies All-Stars play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins plays at The Marounuchi Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
In advance of their upcoming British tour, The Everly Brothers and Bo Diddley arrive in the UK. The Everlys immediately begin doing promotional work and attending parties held in their honour in London.
The Rolling Stones play at St John's Hall, Watford, England, UK, Europe.
Rev. James Cleveland and The Angelic Choir record Peace Be Still for Savoy Records at Trinity Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church on Hillside Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, in the USA.
Duke Ellington plays a free concert for 5000 people in Ghazi Stadium, Kabul, Afghanistan, Asia.
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Jazz trombone virtuoso Kai Winding records Far Out East for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
The Top 5 tracks in the Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania, on this date are as follows :

1. My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels

2. Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas

3. Wipe Out - The Surfaris

4. Lipstick And High-Heel Shoes - Valentine And The Sweethearts

5. Hello Mudduh,Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp) - Allan Sherman

Country music recording artist singer and songwriter Jeff Bates is born in Bunker Hill, Mississippi, USA.
House band, The Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo is playing in The Jazz Lounge, Club A-Gogo, Percy Street, Haymarket, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK, Europe. The group will find greater success when it evolves to become The Animals.