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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 movie Von Ryan’s Express starring Frank Sinatra oepns at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Yusef Lateef records Ain't Misbehavin, Gymnopedie No1 and other tracks for Impulse Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Hollies play at The Manor House, London, England, UK.
TV pop show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features Jackie Wilson performing Baby Workout and Danny Boy; Paul Revere And The Raiders performing Seventh Son.
The Yardbirds begin a one-week tour of Scotland, UK, at The Kinema, Dunfermline.
Jazz organist Shirley Scott records Downtown, Can't Get Over The Bossa Nova, Hanky Panky and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Impulse Records. The tracks will appear on the LP Latin Shadows, arranged and conducted by Gary McFarland.
The Top Ten Singles on KFWB Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA, on this day are as follows :

1. I GOT YOU BABE - Sonny And Cher (Atco)

2. SATISFACTION- Rolling Stones (London)


4. ALL I REALLY WANT TO DO - Cher (Imperial)

5. HOLD ME, THRILL ME, KISS ME - Mel Carter (Imperial)

6. HUNG ON YOU/UNCHAINED MELODY - Righteous Brothers (Philles)

7. LIKE A ROLLING STONE - Bob Dylan (Columbia)

8. I CAN'T HELP MYSELF - Four Tops (Motown)

9. IT AIN'T ME BABE - The Turtles (White Whale)

10. I'LL FEEL A WHOLE LOT BETTER - The Byrds (Columbia)

Tennessee Ernie Ford records Little Gray Donkey, What Child Is This and The Virgin's Slumber Song, in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Roy Orbison plays two shows in one day, at Donegal and Derry, Ireland, Europe.
Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus play at Art D'Lugoff's Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Brenda Lee records If You Don't, That's What I Tell Myself and Ain't Gonna Cry No More with producer Owen Bradley in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames plays at The Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, UK.
Marty Robbins records Meet Me Tonight In Laredo and Oh Virginia in Columbia Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for his album The Drifter.
Buck Owens records Here Comes Santa Claus Again, Jingle Bells, Blue Christmas Lights and other tracks, in his second recording session for the album Christmas With Buck Owens And His Buckaroos in Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald plays in Ravinia Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sidney Cox, banjo player with bluegrass group The Cox Family, is born in Homer, Louisiana, USA.
Atco Records assigns a master number to the King Curtis recording of Spanish Harlem.
The Animals play at The Orchid Ballroom, Purley, London, England, UK.
The Classmates and Group Survival play at The Pontiac Club, Zeeta House, Putney, London, England, UK.
Saul Hudson is born in Stoke-on-Trent, England, UK. He will find fame as guitarist Slash of Guns N'Roses.
The novelisation by Al Hine of The Beatles' film Help! is published by Dell Paperbacks in the USA.
The Steam Packet, featuring Long John Baldry, Brian Auger, Rod Stewart and Julie Driscoll, play at The Concorde Club, Southampton, England, UK.
TV show Shindig!, in the USA, features live appearances by Gary Lewis And The Playboys, The Sir Douglas Quintet, Gene Pitney, Jody Miller, Sonny And Cher, The Righteous Brothers, The Chiffons, Billy Preston and Bruce Scott.
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.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.