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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.
Rusty 'Ko Ko' Adams is playing during thirteen days at The Little Brown Jug, Owensboro, Kentucky, USA, with Jo Ann And Ray Cantrell.
The Rolling Stones play their last show at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, London, England, UK, Europe. Their regular slot is taken over by The Yardbirds.
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Dizzy Gillespie plays at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California, USA.
Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Tommy Roe, The Fourmost, Tommy Quickly, Heinz And The Saints, The Dennisons and Johnny Sandon And The Remo Four play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Julio Iglesias suffers a compressed spine in a near-fatal car crash in Madrid, Spain, Europe. He will learn to play guitar during his recovery.
Roy Orbison plays at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Searchers, Bob Luman, Freddie And The Dreamers, and Brian Poole And The Tremeloes.
The Merseybeats play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Bill Monroe And The Bluegrass Boys play at The Brown County Jamboree, Bean Blossom, Indiana, USA.
Bo Diddley is in Birmingham, England, UK, Europe where, wearing a gold brocade suit, he mimes to Pretty Thing for the tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars, which will be transmitted six days later. As well as Bo, The Duchess and Jerome Green, the show also features Freddy Cannon, Mike Berry, The Big Three, The Tornados and Pete Maclaine And The Clan.
During a European tour, John Coltrane plays at Koncerthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Ray Charles plays in Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America. The concert is filmed and will eventually be released as the DVD Live In Brazil.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles are on holiday in Greece, Europe. McCartney is accompanied by his girlfriend Jane Asher, and Starr by his wife Maureen Starkey.
The Country Gents, aka The Country Gentlemen, play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play a concert in New Delhi, India, Asia. While in new Delhi, Ellington visits the United States Embassy.
Lightnin' Hopkins plays at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Jefferson Airplane.
The Top Ten Singles on KRLA Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA, for the week starting on this day are :


2. Sally Go Round The Roses The Jaynetts

3. Blue Velvet Bobby Vinton

4. Enamorado Keith Colley

5. Be My Baby The Ronettes

6. Honolulu Lulu Jan And Dean

7. Mean Woman Blues Roy Orbison

8. Mickey's Monkey The Miracles

9. Denise Randy And The Rainbows

10. Surfer Girl/Little Deuce Coupe-The Beach Boys

The Detours, featuring Pete Townshend, who will go on to form The Who, play at The White Hart, Acton, London, England, UK, Europe.
Little Peggy March arrives in London, England, UK, Europe, to begin ten days of promotional activities.
Jerry Lee Lewis undertakes his first recording session for Smash Records at Phillips Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. During the session he records Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On, Great Balls Of Fire, Crazy Arms, High School Confidential and more.
Cliff Richard appears by the modern miracle of videotape on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in the USA.
The second day of a two-day country music spectacular featuring Johnny Cash, Roy Acuff, George Jones, June Carter, Wilma Lee, Stoney Cooper and Clyde Beavers is taking place at The Armory, Washington DC, USA.
The Shadows appear on UK tv show Sunday Night At The London Palladium. This proves to be last public appearance in the UK of guitarist Bruce Welch with the group. He is revealed to be leaving for health reasons, and will go on to take control of their record label Shadrich and the music publishing companies Joanline Music and Shadows Music.
Barbra Streisand and Liberace come to the end of a two-week season at The South Shore Room, Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Red Foley, Roy Drusky, George Morgan, Webb Pierce, Jean Shepard, Don Gibson, Jimmy Skinner, Porter Wagoner, Whitey Ford (Duke Of Paducah), Ray Price And His Cherokee Cowboys, Carl perkins, Jimmy Dickens, Shirley Ray, Jimmy Hibbard, Carl And Pearl Butler, Archie Campbell, Stonewall Jackson and Dave Dudley play in The Stars Of The Grand Ole Opry show in Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Billed as "the longest list of country talent ever presented", the two shows attract 14,000 fans.