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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.
Buddy Bair And His Orchestra with vocalist Elaine Powell are playing during a three-week booking at The Skyway, Hotel Peabody, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Atlantic Cara van Of Stars is playing during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, featuring Ben E. King, The Drifters, The Coasters, Doris Troy, Rufus Thomas, Otis Redding, The Falcons and King Curtis.
Patti Page, with producer Bob Mersey, records All The Way, Born To Lose, Hallalujah I Love Him So and The Sweetest Patti Page, with producer Bob Mersey, records Born To Lose, All The Way, Hallelujah I Love Him So and The Sweetest Sounds in Columbia Recording Studio A, 799 7th Avenue, New York City, USA.
Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Gene Vincent, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof-Raisers begin a British tour at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
In a demo session at Associated Studio, New York City, USA, Joey Castle records (I'm The) Phantom Lover, That's My Secret, Don't Knock It and Green Wood.
The Wilburn Brothers record Impossible at Columbia Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Willie Nelson records I Hope So, This Cold War With You, Blue Must Be The Colour Of The Blues and Seasons Of My Heart, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Johnny Sandon And The Remo Four play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones spend the first day of a two day recording session in Regent Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, during which they record several of their own early compositions.
The Rolling Stones play at a student union dance in The Athletic Club, Richmond, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
The burgeoning success of Motown records leads American trade magazine Billboard to discontinue its R'n'B Singles Chart on this date, on the basis that black and white music appear to be converging, and the record-buying public has becoming equally accepting of both.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet records World's Fair for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Sam Cooke plays the second day of a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Mary Wells.
The Yardbirds, including Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Ricky-Tick, Windsor, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Rydell, Helen Shapiro, The Spotnicks, The Chants, The Harlems and The Trebletones play at The Gaumont, Doncaster, England, UK, Europe.
The Four Seasons record Dawn (Go Away), written by Bob Gaudio and Sandy Linzer as the first single for their new label, Philips Records (distributed by Mercury), in New York City, USA.
The Kingston Trio, with Voyle Gilmore as producer, record The Deportee (Plane Wreck At Los Gatos), Four Strong Winds and Turn Around in Coast Recorders, 1340 Mission Street, San Francisco, California, USA.
Woody Herman And His Orchestra record Deep Purple, My Wish, Hallelujah Time and March Past in A+R Studios, New York City, USA, for Philips Records.
The Billy J. Kramer Pop Parade tour, featuring Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, The Caravelles, The Fourmost, Houston Wells, Tommy Quickly and The Marauders plays at The Gaumont, Watford, England, UK, Europe.
Salsa orchestra El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico releases its first group album, Menéame Los Mangos, with Dominican legend Joseito Mateo as their lead singer. It will become a No1 hit on charts in New York City, Panama and Puerto Rico.
The Fall 1963 Dick Clark Cara van Of Stars tour, featuring a line-up consisting of Bobby Vee, Brian Hyland, The Ronettes, Little Eva, The Dovells, Myron Lee And The Caddies, Linda Scott, Jimmy Clanton, The Jaynettes, The Thymes and Paul And Paula, plays in Sioux City, Iowa, USA.
Don Braden is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He will find success as a jazz tenor saxophonist and prolific recording artist.
The Zombies play at St. Luke's Youth Club, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
The Good Time Singers record Tall Growin' Corn, Eloise, Sing Along With Me and Rock Island Line in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (The Good Time Singers was a band formed to replace the New Christy Minstrels on The Andy Williams Show.)
Tommy Roe, with producer Felton Jarvis, records Wives And Lovers, Be My Baby, Dominique, Nitty Gritty and A Taste Of Honey in Fame Recording Studio, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA.