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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 musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, featuring Butterfield on vocals and harmonica, Michael Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop on guitars, Mark Naftalin on organ, Jerome Arnold and bass and Sam Lay on drums, is playing during a month of live shows at The Unicorn, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Loose Ends, Guy Darrell, The Winds of Change and Duke Lee play at El Partido, Lewisham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Billboard magazine reports that Arthur Wilkinson And His Orchestra have released an EP, Beatle-Cracker Ballet, in the UK, which consists of songs by The Beatles played in the style of Tchaikovsky. A complete LP of songs in the same style is said to be in the pipeline.
The Simon And Garfunkel single, The Sound Of Silence, on Columbia Records reaches No1 in the Billboard Chart for Boston, Massachsuetts, USA.
USA-based music trade magazine Billboard reports that Bob Dylan and his manager Albert Grossman are launching a new music publishing company called Bob Dylan Words And Music.
The Action play at The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Mike 'D' Diamond of The Beastie Boys, is born in New York City, USA.
After a 6.00am rise, Calne, Wiltshire-based band The Pack drive to Newcastle, England, UK, Europe, to play at Union Hall, Newcastle University.
Chris Farlowe plays at the Ricky-Tick, Windsor, England, UK, Europe.
The Marquee Show, featuring Manfred Mann, The Yardbirds, Inez and Charlie Foxx, Paul and Barry Ryan, Gary Farr and the T-Bones, the Mark Leeman Five and The Scaffold, plays at The Gaumont, Derby, England, UK, Europe
As part of the State Fair, The Rolling Stones play at the Hirsch Youth Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, supported by Patti Labelle And The Bluebelles, The Vibrations and The Rocking Ramrods.
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The Blues Project play at the Café Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Spencer Davis Group play at The Club A Go Go, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
On the same day that Melody Maker publishes a front page story claiming that Boz Borrel of The Boz People might soon replace Roger Daltrey in The Who, the band plays in The Florida Rooms, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
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Don Crawford plays at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Beatles are rehearsing for their upcoming tour at Donmar Hall, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Applejacks play at The Corn Exchange, King's Lynn,England, UK, Europe
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Noel Harrison and Ronnie Dove appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Josh White Jr. plays to an audience of 300 at The Association Of College Unions convention in The University Of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Herman's Hermits, Wayne Fontana, Billy Fury, The Fortunes, Little Frankie and The Country Gents play at The Granada, Walthamstow, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan records Freeze Out (aka Seems Like A Freeze Out) in Columbia Studios, New York City, USA. This is essentially an early demo, abandoned after fourteen takes, of the song that would eventually become Visions Of Johanna.
The Outsiders play at the Easy Beat Club, Hengelo, Netherlands, Europe. For this gig they play without bassist Appie Rammers.
The Beach Boys play at the Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, supported by The Gentrys and The Strangeloves.
Having missed the Top 10 with their previous release, The Supremes return to No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with I Hear A Symphony, for the first of two weeks. On the same day they reach No1 in the Cash Box chart but only for one week.
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Kenny Lynch, Ian Fenner, Suzanna Leigh and Patrice Wymore comprise the jury on tonight's edition of the BBC1 tv record rating show Juke Box Jury.
John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers play at Leicester University, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Wes Montgomery and Oliver Nelson record Goin' Out Of My Head and Boss City in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffas, New Jersey, USA.
James Brown, with a troupe including 45 performers, plays at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA.
Hedgehoppers Anonymous play in The Starlite, Wembley, UK, Europe.
The Searchers are the musical guests on today's edition of The Ken Dodd Show on the BBC Home Service radio station in the UK.
Hayashi Yoshiki is born in Chiba, Japan, Asia. He will find success under the mononym Yoshiki as a drummer, pianist, composer, songwriter, fashion designer, co-founder of X JAPAN and drummer of S.K.I.N.
Steam Packet play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe. (The group includes Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll and Brian Auger.)
Jess Conrad and The Rhett Stoller Group play at The Top 20 Club, Idle, near Bradford, England, UK, Europe.
Billboard magazine's Easy Listening Singles chart shows Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass at No1 with A Taste Of Honey.
The Bobby Fuller Four appear on the tv show Hollywood A Go-Go, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Glen Campbell, plays at The Evergreen, Tacoma, Washington, USA.
The Byrds, Bo Diddley, Paul Revere And The Raiders and We Five, play as part of the Dick Clark Cara van at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA, for an audience of 5,300.
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Richard and Mimi Farina play the second of two nights at The King's Rook, Ipswich, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Ain't That Peculiar by Marvin Gaye, peaks at No8 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is The Sounds Of Silence by Simon And Garfunkel, entering at No84.
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.