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The Silver Beetles' van crashes on the road between Inverness and Fraserburgh, Scotland, injuring drummer Tommy Moore
. Despite concussion and the loss of several front teeth, a heavily sedated Moore is dragged onstage that night by Silver Beetle John Lennon
to play with the band. (The group will later change its name to The Beatles
plays at Dalrymple Hall, Fraserburgh, Scotland, supported by The Silver Beetles who will, in due course, re-name themselves The Beatles
In the New York Post, Bob Williams reports, "An alert informant watched nonplussed in a Manhattan music store the other day while Leonard Bernstein purchased records by Elvis Presley
, Frankie Avalon
releases a new single, Sticks And Stones, in the USA.
, The John Barry
Seven, Johnny Worth and The Honeys play during a week of shows at The Granada, Shrewsbury, England, UK, Europe.
Fans of UK pop idol Cliff Richard
gather in the conference room of EMI Records' London HQ to vote for their favourite among 21 of Cliff's new recordings. They select Please Don't Tease
, which will become Cliff's next single.
The musical Irma La Douce
is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.