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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.
The Detours play at The White Hart Hotel, Acton, London, England, UK, Europe. The group will find much greater success after they evolve to become The Who.
The Shirelles, Duane Eddy, Gene Vincent, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof Raisers play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz drummer Yoron Israel is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will work with Kenny Burrell, Larry Coryell, Tony Bennett, David 'Fathead' Newman, Ahmad Jamal and many others.
An R'n'B Marathon Night at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, is headlined by The Big Three and The Merseybeats.
The Billy J. Kramer Pop Parade tour, featuring Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, The Caravelles, The Fourmost, Houston Wells, Tommy Quickly and The Marauders plays at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Rydell, Helen Shapiro, The Spotnicks, The Chants, The Harlems and The Trebletones play at The Gaumont, Ipswich, England, UK, Europe.
Mississippi Fred McDowell records several songs, including I'm In Jail Again, Diving Duck Blues and Waiting For My Baby in Como, Mississippi, USA, which will become the basis of his album My Home Is In The Delta.
Billy Fury and The Karl Denver Trio play at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Searchers and Eden Kane play at The Carlton Theatre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Julie London plays at The Outrigger Inn, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
Harry Weger And the Hoosierland Hoedown Gang, Dave Hoover And The Country Travellers and Elvin Rooks And The Bluegrass Ramblers play in the first Star Time Opry Show at The Fairgrounds, Sullivan, Indiana, USA.
Joey Dee is on tour in Holland, Europe.
Bluegrass group The Lilly Brothers play at The Hillbilly Ranch, Park Square, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Beat Boys play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Gene Vincent, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof-Raisers play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe. Gary US Bonds is added to the tour line-up at this point because sales have been poor so far.
The Beatles play at The ABC, Hull, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Vernons Girls, The Brook Brothers, Peter Jay and The Jaywalkers, and others.
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Richard Chamberlain, with an orchestra conducted by Jimmy Bryant, records Stella By Starlight, Georgia On My Mind and Suzanne for MGM Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. Chamberlain is the star of tv hospital series Dr. Kildare.
Virtuoso jazz double bassist and recording artist Scott Colley is born in Los Angeles, California, USA. He will work with Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, Andrew Hill, Michael Brecker, Chris Potter, Pat Metheny, Carmen McRae, Edward Simon, Adam Rogers, Brian Blade, David Binney, Antonio Sanchez and Kenny Werner.
The Dillards make an appearance on The Judy Garland Show on CBS-tv in the USA.
Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin alleged to have killed US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is shot dead by nightclub owner Jack Ruby. Classic ska band The Skatalites will record a bouncy instrumental called Lee Harvey Oswald, but Ruby will inspire several more songs including Bicentennial [1976] by Loudon Wainwright III, Jack Ruby [1989] by Camper Van Beethoven, Jack Ruby [1993] by Paul Metsa, and Jack Ruby [1998] by Deep Purple.
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, plays in Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Michael Head of UK popsters The Pale Fountains and Shack is born in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Konrads (including David Bowie on saxophone) play in The South London Beat Show at Lewisham Town Hall, Lewisham, London, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Karl King And The Vendettas.
Francoise Hardy plays at L'Olympia. Paris, France, Europe.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play their regular Sunday night residency at The Crawdaddy, Richmond, Surrey, England, UK, Europe
The Rolling Stones play their usual Sunday afternoon residency at Ken Colyer's Studio 51, Leicester Square, London, England, UK, Europe, followed by an evening show at The Gaumont, Hull, England, UK, Europe.