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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.
The musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
Rick Nelson releases a new album, Spotlight On Rick, on Decca Records in the USA.
According to his US Passport, Marvin Gaye is re-addmitted to the USA after returning from a visit to the UK
Jerry Lee Lewis spends the first of three days filming for the teen-oriented movie Be My Guest, at Pinewood Studios in London, UK. Steve Marriott, later to find success with The Small Faces, appears as the film's co-star with David Hemmings. Also featured in the movie, which features a soundtrack written by Shel Talmy, are The Nashville Teens and The Niteshades.
Bajour, a musical comedy featuring Chita Rivera, Nancy Dussault and Herschel Bernardi, opens at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Marlene Dietrich opens at The Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, where she will play for three weeks.
Sandie Shaw releases a new single, I'd Be Better Off Without You in the UK. When reviewers comment more favourably on the b-side, Girl Don't Come, the release is flipped by Pye Records, scoring a No3 hit.
Brenda Lee plays at The Granada, Maidstone, UK.
Gospel vocal group Bill Moss And The Celestials record Give It To Jesus, Just The Two Of Us, God Has Been So Good and other tracks for Savoy Records in the USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sandie Shaw, Adam Faith and Dave Berry appear on UK tv pop show Discs A Go Go, TWW Studios, Bath Road, Bristol, UK.
The Moody Blues play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK.
The Beatles videotape four songs live for UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go! at Wembley Studio, Wembley, London, UK.
Jimmy Reed plays at The British Legion Hall, South Harrow, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones are punished for turning up late to two BBC radio shows, Top Gear and Saturday Club. The Corporation bans them from live shows. "If the BBC are upset," fumes rebel youth Mick Jagger, "we're sorry. We don't want anyone to be upset with us. If necessary, we will apologise."
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The Squires, including Neil Young on lead guitar, record I'll Love You Forever at CJLX Radio Studio in Fort William, Ontario, Canada.
In Capitol Records studios in London, UK, Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli record additional vocal overdubs for their album Live At The London Palladium. It is said that part of the reason for recording these new vocal takes was that much of the live concert audiotapes were ruined by a buzzing sound emanating from some of the television cameras that were videotaping the show that night.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays at Eltham Baths, Eltham, London, UK.
Cal Tjader records Monkey Beams (Over Easy) and Ming, at A And R Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
Dean Martin plays at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, supported by The Half Brothers.
The Beatles Story, a documentary double-LP by The Beatles, is released by Capitol Records in the USA. The album features interviews, press conferences and song snippets with voice-overs.