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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.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers recordKyoto, The High Priest, Never Never land, Nihon Bashi and Wellington's Blues for Riverside Records in New York City, USA.
Diane by The Bachelors reaches No1 in the UK singles chart.
The Searchers play at The Olympia, Reading, UK.
Chuck Berry records Promised Land at the Chess Records studio in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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The Beach Boys have a recording session at Western Recorders, Los Angeles, during which they work on Don't Worry Baby, Shut Down Part 2, Louie Louie and other tracks.
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Jonathan Peter Sharp is born. He will find success as British record producer Jonny Dollar . Dollar, widely considered the primary architect of the trip-hop genre of music for his innovative work on Massive Attack's influential album Blue Lines. He will also work with Neneh Cherry, Gabrielle and Youssou N'Dour.
The Who, formerly The Detours, play their first gig using the name under which they will find success, at The Oldfield Tavern, Greenford, West London, UK.
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The Dave Clark Five enter the UK singles chart with Bits And Pieces which will peak at No2.
Rock And Roll Music by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe. The song was originally written and recorded by Chuck Berry.
Elvis Presley's father, Vernon, writes a letter to Elvis's road manager, 'Diamond' Joe Esposito, criticizing him for sloppy book-keeping and accounting on his son's behalf.
Marvin Gaye releases a new single, You're A Wonderful One, in the USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Ben E. King, The Fourmost, Tommy Quickly and Jimmy Tarbuck play at The Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland.
The Beatles' single, All My Loving, is released in Germany, Europe, on Odeon Records.
Freddie And The Dreamers enter the UK singles chart with Over You, which will peak at a disappointing No13, beginning a run of three consecutive flops.
Dusty Springfield enters the UK singles chart with her second solo hit, Stay Awhile, which will peak at No13.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Marquee Club, Oxford Street, London, UK. Topping the bill, however, is Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men.
Joe Brown And The Bruvvers, The Crystals, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Heinz and Manfred Mann play at the Odeon, Bolton, UK.
Jimmy Witherspoon records It's All In the Game, Blues In The Morning and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Engelwood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Prestige Records.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Top Rank, Sunderland, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, and The Paramounts