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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.
Buddy Bair And His Orchestra with vocalist Elaine Powell are playing during a three-week booking at The Skyway, Hotel Peabody, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Bobby Rydell, Helen Shapiro, The Spotnicks, The Chants, The Harlems and The Trebletones play at The Adelphi, Slough, England, UK, Europe.
Then He Kissed Me by The Crystals reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Bob Dylan plays at Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, USA.
Red River Dave records Answer To The Death Of A President and The Bay Of Pigs in San Antonio, Texas, USA, for Reveal Records.
The Rolling Stones play at The Chez Don Club, Dalston, London, England, UK, Europe.
Liberace plays at the Holiday House, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, record I Wonder at CJLX Studio, Fort William, Ontario, Canada.
Nino Tempo And April Stevens perform Deep Purple on popular tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Also on the show is Trini Lopez, performing Kansas City.
Woody Herman And His Orchestra record After You've Gone and Cousins in A+R Studios, New York City, USA, for Philips Records.
The song In The Summer Of His Years, a tribute to the recently assassinated US President John Kennedy, is performed for the first time by Millicent Martin on a special broadcast of the BBC's satirical weekly news programme That Was the Week That Was, in London, England, UK, Europe. It will go on to be recorded by Mahalia Jackson, Connie Francis, Bobby Rydell, Toni Arden and others.
Johnny Cash plays at The Sportatorium, Houston, Texas, USA.
Quicksand by Martha And The Vandellas is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No80.
Willie Nelson buys himself a 200-acre farm in Ridgetop, Tennessee, USA.
The new No1 single in both Billboard's Top 40 chart and the Cash Box magazine chart in the USA is I'm Leaving It Up To You by Dale And Grace. The song is a cover version of a 1957 release by Don Harris and Dewey Terry.
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The Billy J. Kramer Pop Parade tour, featuring Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Cilla Black, The Fourmost, Houston Wells, Tommy Quickly and The Marauders plays at The Granada, Walthamstow, England, UK, Europe.
R'n'b band The Ravens, soon to become The Kinks, play at Northbank, Muswell Hill, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jackie De Shannon releases a new single, When You Walk In The Room, on Liberty Records in the USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single Blue Bayou by Roy Orbison.
You're No Good by Betty Everett peaks at No81 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA. Linda Ronstadt will take her version of the same song to No1 twenty-two years later.
Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams Jr., Lefty Frizzell, The Texas Troubadours, Billy Moore, Buzz Witticer, Patti White, Clyde And Willie May, Wilma Lee And Stony Cooper, Audry Williams, Grand Ole Opry Night in Boston Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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The Brian Auger Trinity play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Star, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Be True To Your School by The Beach Boys enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No6.
The Caravelles enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry which will peak at No3 during a ten-week run on the chart.
Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Gene Vincent, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof-Raisers play at The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Billy Strange records Washington Square, The Great Escape March, The Third Man Theme and Charade in Gold Star Studio, 6252 Santa Monica Boulevard. Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Blue Echoes release a single, Blue Bell Bounce / Tiger Talk, on Bristol Records in the USA.
The Escorts play an evening show at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe. This is followed by an all-nighter featuring The Spencer Davis Group.
Washington Square by The Village Stompers peaks at No2 in the Billboard chart of the top-selling singles in the USA.