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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.
Donovan, Herman's Hermits, Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders and The Alan Price Combo appear on UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go!
Kenny Ball and Susan Maughan are playing during a season at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Seekers and Yana are playing during a season at The Pavilion, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Count Basie Orchestra plays at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, UKCroydon, England, UK.
Michael Towne Sarin is born in Stockton, California, USA. He will find success as jazz drummer Michael Sarin, working with Thomas Chapin, Dave Douglas, Anthony Coleman, Ben Goldberg, Mark Helias, Myra Melford, Ned Rothenberg and John Zorn.
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas release a single, You've Been In Love Too Long/Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things) in The Netherlands, Europe.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Gene Vincent and Karl Denver are playing during a season at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Pete Best, former drummer for The Beatles, has two singles released today in the USA. Kansas City is released by Cameo Records, while I Can't Do Without You Now is on Mr Maestro Records.
Matt Monro is playing during a season at Wellington Pier, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe.
TV rock show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features Bobby Freeman performing Do You Want to Dance? and The Astors performing Candy.
The Zombies record a live session at BBC Aeolian I Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, for the radio show Saturday Club, which will be broadcast on October 2.
Bill Wyman, bassist of The Rolling Stones, is producing recording sessions for the psychedelic band Moon's Train in London, England, UK.
Brian Hyland arrives in the UK to promote his latest single, Stay Away From Her.
Jackie Wilson, Chuck Jackson, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, The Temptations, The Drifters, Maxine Brown, Yvonne Fair, Al 'TNT' Braggs, Eloise Hester, The Bobby Scott Band and The Joe Scott Band, play at The Memorial Auditorium, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. MC for the night is Gorgeous George.
The Silkie release a new single in the UK, You've Got To Hide Your Love Away, written and produced by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Dean Martin records The First Thing Every Morning, Everybody But Me and You're The Reason I'm In Love at United Recording Corporation Studios, 6050 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Top Ten Singles on KDKA Radio 1020, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, for this date are as follows :

1. Catch Us If You Can - The Dave Clark Five
1. You Were On My Mind - We Five
2. Hang On Sloopy - The McCoys
3. You're The One - The Vogues
4. Treat Her Right - Roy Head
5. Yesterday - The Beatles (Paul McCartney)
6. Help - The Beatles
7. Baby Don't Go - Sonny And Cher
8. It Ain't Me Babe - The Turtles
9. Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
10. Laugh At Me - Sonny Bono (of Sonny And Cher)
The Dramatic Druids play at The Gun Tavern, Croydon, England, UK.
Barry McGuire performs Eve Of Destruction live on tv show Hullabaloo in the USA.
The Moody Blues play at The Floral Hall, Morecambe, Lancashire, England, UK.
We Gotta Get Out Of This Place by The Animals peaks at No2 in the Canadian Pop Singles Chart.
The Young Rascals record I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA. It will be released as their debut single two months later.
The Who record a Dutch tv show at Studio Bellevue, Hilversum, The Netherlands, Europe.
Judy Garland is seen performing Get Happy and Somewhere Over The Rainbow on NBC-tv's Andy Williams Show in the USA. The performance was recorded three months earlier.
Eve Of Destruction by Barry McGuire peaks at No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
The Black And White Minstrel Show is playing during a season at Victoria Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Duke Ellington plays at a private performance in the Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Mark Wynter is playing during a season at The ABC Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Russ Conway is playing during a season at The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Dion And The Wanderers record Tomorrow Won't Bring The Rain, Knowing I Won't Go Back There and other tracks in Columbia Studio A, New York City, USA. Producer on the session is Tom Wilson.
John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers play at The Town Hall, Basingstoke, England, UK, Europe.
Chris 'Maverick Meat' Dowd of Fishbone is born in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Animals play at Melodyland, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Lesley Gore and Cannibal And The Headhunters.
Freddie And The Dreamers are playing during a season at The Queen's Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Lulu is on a one-day visit to Holland, Europe, for a tv appearance, after which she flies to Spain for a nine-day holiday.
The Stanley Brothers record Are You Ready, Prayer Of A Truck Driver's Son, What A Price, Soldier's Grave and other tracks in King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Gentrys are playing at The Whisky A-GoGo, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Friedrich Gulda Eurojazz Orchestra plays in Grosser Saal des Wiener Musikvereins, Vienna, Austria, Europe. The show is broadcast live on tv.
Ken Dodd, The Kaye Sisters and Eddie Calvert are playing during a season at The London Palladium, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Gary Lewis And The Playboys, Barry McGuire and Paul Revere And The Raiders appear on tv show Hullaballoo in the USA.
The Dutch Swing College Band, with vocalist Conny van Bergen, record Hernandos Hideaway and Always True To You for Decca Records in The Netherlands, Europe.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Billy J. Kramer plays at Dalrymple Hall, Fraserburgh, Scotland, UK.
Chris Andrews appears on UK tv show Gadzooks!
The Animals play at Melodyland, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.