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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 Everly Brothers record their concert at The Olympia, Paris, France, Europe. It is later released as the album Live In Paris. Support band for this week-long Paris season is Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers.
When Bo Diddley records a live BBC Radio session for the show Saturday Club in London, England, UK, Europe, his backing group is The Rolling Stones.
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Sarah Vaughan and Count Basie And His Orchestra with Jimmy Rushing play at The Odeon, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
George Harrison of The Beatles is visiting his sister, Louise “Lou” Caldwell, in Benton, Illinois, USA. During the visit George is interviewed on radio station WFRX by 17-year old Marcia Shafer, whose father owns the station. This makes George the first member of The Beatles to be interviewed by an American disc jockey.
The Gil Evans Orchestra records Spoonful and Punjab for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Roy Orbison plays at The Odeon, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Searchers, Bob Luman, Freddie And The Dreamers, and Brian Poole And The Tremeloes.
Then He Kissed Me by The Crystals peaks at No3 in the Canadian pop singles chart. The song is composed by Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry.
Lesley Gore records You Don't Own Me at A + R Studios, New York City, USA. Produced by Quincy Jones, and recorded by Phil Ramone, it will reach No2 on the Billboard pop singles chart in the USA.
Elvis Presley watches the movie Hootenanny Hoot at the Memphian Theater in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The movie is a spin-off from the recent folk music revival, and features appearances by Johnny Cash, The Brothers Four, Sheb Wooley, Judy Henske, George Hamilton IV, Joe And Eddie and more.
Gene Krupa opens for a week at Baker's Keyboard Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys play the first of three days at The Hall Of Fame Rodeo, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Jay Perez is born in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He will find success as a Tejano singer-songwriter, known for his mixing of rhythm and blues with traditional Tejano music.
Mitch Miller And His Sing-Along Gang appear at The Civic Auditorium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The show also features Leslie Uggams.
Music venue Leo's Casino moves from East 49th Street in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, to the 700 capacity Quad Hotel Hall on East 75th Street. Artists appearing at the relocated Leo's will include Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Dionne Warwick and Martha And The Vandellas. In due course, the venue will be designated as a Cleveland rock and roll landmark.
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.
Publisher and songwriter Reginald John Connelly dies in Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe. His compositions (with his partner Jimmy Campbell) had included Show Me the Way to Go Home, If I Had You, Goodnight Sweetheart and Try A Little Tenderness.
Jazz cornettist Nat Adderley records Hustle With Russell, Little Big Horn and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
Buddy Greco opens for one week at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Harry Belafonte opens for a month of shows at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Four Strong Winds by Ian And Sylvia enters the CHUM radio station singles chart in Canada, where it will peak in the Top Ten.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones play at Ken Colyer's Studio 51 Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.