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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.
Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus play at Art D'Lugoff's Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Strings are added to The Supremes' recording of Sincerely, at Hitsville Studio, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Steam Packet, featuring vocalist Long John Baldry, appear at The Marquee, London, England, UK.
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Zorba's Dance, (aka Zorba the Greek) composed by Mikis Theodorakis and performed by Marcello Minerbi enters the UK popular singles chart where it will peak at No6, during a 16-week run on the chart.
The Merseybeats play at The Flamingo Ballroom, Reduth, Cornwall, England, UK, supported by The Layabouts.
In West Ham Magistrates Court, Romford, England, UK, as a result of the famous incident of urinating against a garage wall, three of The Rolling Stones are each fined £5 for 'insulting behaviour'.
The instrumental section of the song Sloop John B by The Beach Boys is recorded at Western Recorders, Hollywood, California, USA, engineered by Chuck Britz and produced by Brian Wilson.
Jazz organist Shirley Scott records Soul Sauce, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Impulse Records. The tracks are arranged and conducted by Gary McFarland.
The Hondells appear in their own hour-long tv special on Channel 9 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
TV rock show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features Junior Walker and the All Stars performing Shotgun and Boomerang.
Mr Tambourine Man by The Byrds, written by Bob Dylan, reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, where it will remain for two weeks.
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Junior Walker and the All-Stars perform Do the Boomerang on the ABC-TV week-day afternoon program Where The Action Is in the USA.
King Curtis, with Cornell Dupree on guitar, records Spanish Harlem for Atco Records in New York City, USA.
Joan Baez, Mother Maybelle Carter and Josh White play at The Newport Folk Festival, Fort Adams Park, Rhode island, USA.
Bill Anderson records Wild Side Of Life, Truck Drivin' Man and other tracks for his Decca Records album Bright Lights And Country Music at Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Herman's Hermits and Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play a benefit concert for crippled children at Kennedy Stadium, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. The show is part of a Dick Clark-promoted package tour.
The Moody Blues play at The Winter Gardens, Yarmouth, England, UK.
The 1965 Newport Folk Festival, at which Bob Dylan famously goes electric, begins in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. Acts on this day include Joan Baez, Maybelle Carter, The Rev. Gary Davis, Son House and The New Lost City Ramblers.
The Yusef Lateef Quartet records Bamboo Flute Blues, I'll Always Be In Love With You and Semiocto for Impulse Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Petula Clark plays in Choisy, France, Europe.
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.