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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 Bachelors and The Rockin' Berries are playing at The ABC, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
Eddy Arnold records As Usual for his RCA Victor LP My World, in the USA.
The Charlatans continue their two-month long residency at The Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
The single To Know You Is To Love You by Peter And Gordon enters the UK Record Retailer Top 50 where it will peak at No5. The song is better known as To Know Him Is To Love Him.
The Hollies score their first UK No1 single with I'm Alive. It will remain on top for two weeks.
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Billy J. Kramer and Edmund Hockridge are playing at The North Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
A Spaniard In the Works, the second book of bizarre writings by John Lennon of The Beatles, is published in the UK by Jonathan Cape.
The Who play in The Town Hall, Greenwich, England, UK.
Kenny Rogers opens at The Act 3 Club, Houston, Texas, USA.
The Kinks play at Denver Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Len Barry records 1-2-3, Bullseye and Happiness (Is A Girl Like You) at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra, Barbara Stanwyck and other celebrities attend a ceremony at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, to thank Elvis Presley for donating $50,000 to the Motion Picture Relief Fund.
Dolly Parton records Busy Signal, Happy, Happy Birthday Baby, I Took You For Granted and Old Enough To Know Better for Monument Records in Fred Foster Sound Studio, 319 17th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Session musicians on the track include saxophonist Boots Randolph.
The Supremes record Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart for Motown Records in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen play at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool, England, UK, supported by Susan Maughan.
Disc Jockey Don MacKinnon, of radio station KFWB in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, is killed when his car plunges seventy-five feet off the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, USA.
The Kingston Trio and Roger Miller play the fourth of seven nights at The Carter Barron Amphitheater, Rock Creek Park, Washington DC, USA.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band plus Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
Webb Pierce records Sweet Memories and Ready in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
John Andrea records Come On In for MGM Records in New York City, USA. The track is produced, arranged and co-written by Teddy Randazzo.
On their first (and last) tour of Italy, Europe, The Beatles play at The Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan.
Wooly Bully by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No11.
Dusty Springfield, The Hollies and Adam Faith make live appearances on UK tv show Top Of The Pops.
There is a riot, quelled by baton-wielding police, when The Rolling Stones play at The Messehallen, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
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Bill Anderson records Bright Lights And Country Music, Born and The Freighter in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Dexter Gordon Quartet play at Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Nat King Cole and Stubby Kaye record The Ballad Of Cat Ballou for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. The song is the title track from the film Cat Ballou starring Jane Fonda.
B.B. King records Cherry Red, Confessin' The Blues, How Long Blues, I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town and other tracks which will appear on his third ABC Paramount Records LP, Confessin' The Blues.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.