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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 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.
Roland Kirk records Petite Fleur, Jive Elephant and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Mercury Records.
G.T.O. by Ronny And The Daytonas enters the WMCA Radio Record Survey in New York City, USA, at No53. It will go on to peak at No4 nationally in mid-September.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play the fourth of five nights at the Lugano Hotel, Lugano, Switzerland, Europe.
Comedian and songwriter Allan Sherman gives a concert at the Tanglewood Music Festival, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA, parodying classical music. The concert is recorded by RCA Victor and will be released as an album.
The Cumberland Trio (actually a quartet) continue their summer season at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
British musician William Perks legally changes his name to Bill Wyman, by which he is already known to the public as bass guitarist with The Rolling Stones.
A one-off UK tv special, A Dream Singing, features Adam Faith and Patsy Ann Noble, singing songs with the theme of 'dreams'.
The Cresters and The Chequers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Animals appear on Tyne-Tees TV show The Tea Room, in the UK.
Hank Snow, with producer Chet Atkins, records In The Misty Moonlight, I Saw A Man and other tracks, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session includes guitarists Harold Bradley and Jerry Shook, steel guitarist Joseph Tanner, bassist Junior Huskey, drummer Buddy Harman, pianist Hargus Robbins, vibraphonist Joe Layne plus The Anita Kerr Singers.
The teen beach movie musical Bikini Beach, starring Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Little Stevie Wonder and The Pyramids, is released in the USA.
The Roland Kirk Quartet records Petite Fleur, Jive Elephant, Vertigo Ro and other tracks for Mercury Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who play at The Scene Club, Ham Yard, London, UK.
The Beatles release a new single, A Hard Days Night / Things We Said Today on Parlophone Records in Sweden, Europe.
A tv special, Go Tell It On The Mountain, is broadcast by Granada TV in the UK. The show, produced by Johnnie Hamp, is hosted by Peter, Paul And Mary, but also features The Yardbirds (including Eric Clapton), Johnny Duncan And The Blue Grass Boys and Pete Sayers.
Vaughn Meader, Toby Reynolds and Eduardo Sasson play at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Will Calhoun is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find success as the drummer of 90s funk-metal band Living Colour.