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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.
Phil Spector records a version of the protest song Home Of The Brave with Bonnie And The Teasures in Goldstar Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
California Girls by The Beach Boys enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
The Beach Boys end their current North American tour with a gig at The Civic Auditorium, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Also on the bill are The Zombies and The Searchers. This is the first live concert ever seen by Tom Petty.
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Georgie Fame appears as a panellist on UK record-rating tv show Juke Box Jury.
Adam Faith flies from London, England, UK, to Barcelona, Spain, Europe, to appear in a live one-hour long Spanish tv spectacular.
The Birds, featuring future Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood, play at The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, supported by The Troggs and The Other Versions.
The Rolling Stones, Jimmy Witherspoon and The Dixie Cups appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Action plus Peter Fenton and The Tasty Mob play at The Pontiac Club, Zeeta House, Putney, London, England, UK.
Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus play at Art D'Lugoff's Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Bill Anderson records the title track for his Decca Records album Bright Lights And Country Music at Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Fortunes and Doris Troy record live sessions in London, England, UK, for the BBC radio show Easy Beat .
Jan Garber And His Orchestra play at The Lady Luck Lounge in The Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Highwaymen play at The Shadows, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
The 1965 Newport Folk Festival, at which Bob Dylan famously goes electric, continues in Fort Adams Park, Newport, Rhode Island, USA. Acts on this day include Odetta, Theodore Bikel, Oscar Brand, Lightnin' Hopkins, Ian And Sylvia, The Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Bill Monroe and Horton Barker.
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We Five release a new single, You Were On My Mind, on A + M Records in the USA. The song is written by Sylvia Fricker of the folk duo Ian And Sylvia.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is It's The Same Old Song by The Four Tops, entering at No70.
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The Brian Auger Trinity, featuring Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry and Julie Driscoll, play during an all-nighter at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK.
The Fugs play the fourth of five consecutive Saturday gigs at The Bridge Theatre, New York City, USA.
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No2.
Roy Orbison plays in Limerick, Ireland, Europe.
The Byrds play at Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at The Pontiac Club, Putney, London, England, UK.
Hamilton Camp plays the second of two nights at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.