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The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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 musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
The Fall 1963 Dick Clark Cara van Of Stars tour, featuring a line-up consisting of Bobby Vee, Brian Hyland, The Ronettes, Little Eva, The Dovells, Myron Lee And The Caddies, Linda Scott, Jimmy Clanton, The Jaynettes, The Thymes and Paul And Paula, is scheduled to appear in Oklahoma City, Oklahama, USA but is cancelled because of the prvious day's assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Gene Pitney releases a new single, Half Heaven-Half Heartache, on Musicor Records inthe USA.
The Motor Town Special, a two-month long all-Motown package tour featuring The Miracles, The Supremes, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, The Contours, The Marvelettes, Martha And The Vandellas and Little Stevie Wonder, plays a date in The Auditorium, Macon, Georgia, USA.
The Beatles audition for Light Entertainment Auditioner Ronnie Lane of BBC tv at St James Church Hall in London, UK, to assess their tv potential.
Bobby Darin, Sue Thompson, Marty Robbins and others play in The State Coliseum, Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
Adam Faith plays at the The Gaumont, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, with Gene Vincent, The Roulettes, Peter Gordeno, Chance Gordon, Johnny Wiltshire And The Trebletones and Dave Reid.
Time magazine runs a feature about folk singer Joan Baez, declaring. "Her voice is as clear as air in the autumn, a vibrant, strong, untrained and thrilling soprano. She wears no makeup, and her long black hair hangs like a drapery, parted around her long almond face..".
Jet Harris and Tony Meehan, record their first hit, Diamonds, in London, England, UK, Europe. Rhythm guitarist on the track is Jimmy Page, later to find global success with Led Zeppelin.
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Carl Perkins plays the ninth night of a month at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Aretha Franklin releases a new single, Trouble In Mind, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Bobby Rydell continues with his three-week engagement at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
With the festive season imminent, The Four Seasons release Santa Claus Is Coming To Town as their new single, on Vee-Jay Records in the USA.
Bobby Vinton appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, performing Trouble Is My Middle Name. He earns a fee of $155.
The Rolling Stones play at The Red Lion, Sutton, Surrey, UK.
The Detours, featuring future leader of The Who, Pete Townshend, begin a regular weekly residency at The Grand Ballroom, Broadstairs, Kent, UK.
The Merseybeats play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.