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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.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of The Beatles are on holiday in the Virgin Islands.
Kiss Me Quick by Elvis Presley enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No34 during a two-week run.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at Leicester University, Leicester, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh.
Simon Matthews, drummer and founder member of Jesus Jones, is born in Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
George Harrison and John Lennon of The Beatles are on holiday in Papeete, Tahiti, with their wives.
Top surf duo Jan And Dean's album Deadman's Curve enters the Billboard albums chart in the USA.
The Manish Boys, (not yet including David Bowie), play at The Air Base, South Ruislip, UK.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Juliet by The Four Pennies.
Love Me Do by The Beatles reaches No1 in Cashbox magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Big Walter Horton records Easy, Have A Good Time, Mean Mistreater, In The Mood, West Side Blues, Louise, Tin Pan Alley and This Is It [Walter's Boogie] for The Swedish Broadcasting Company at the bar of Sutherland Hotel, 4569 South Drexel Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA. At the same session, Paul Butterfield records Everything's Gonna Be Alright, Poor Boy, Got My Mojo Working, Last Night, Loaded and One Room Country Shack.
Heinz And The Wild Ones play at St George's Hall, Hinckley, UK. Guitarist in the band is Ritchie Blackmore, later to find fame in Deep Purple.
The album Shut Down Vol 2 by The Beach Boys peaks at No13 on Billboard magazine's album chart in the USA.
The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan enters the UK pop albums chart where it will peak a year later at No1.
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When Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra play at The World's Fair Custom Car Cavalcade, New York City, USA, they attract 8,000 customers at $1.00 a ticket for adults and 50cents for children.
The New Stan Getz Quartet with Astrud Gilberto plays during a month of dates at The Caf
Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye) by Solomon Burke enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No33.
Blues guitarist and singer John Wesley Macon, aka Mr. Shortstuff, records I Want To Love, No Special Woman and other tracks for his Spivey Records debut album Introducing Mr. Shortstuff, in New York City, USA. Big Joe Williams is also present at the session and contributes some guitar and vocals.
Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Chuck Berry (backed by The Nashville Teens) plays at The Bure Country Club, Mudeford, UK, supported by Carl Perkins (also backed by The Nashville Teens) and The Animals, Kingsize Taylor and The Dominoes, and The Swinging Blue Jeans.
Marvin Gaye performs You're A Wonderful One on weekly tv pop show American Bandstand in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tell Me Why by Bobby Vinton is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No65.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single You're My World by Cilla Black.