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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.
In Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, aspiring young guitarist Jimmy Hendrix, later to become Jimi Hendrix, sends a card home to his father.
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Phil Spector oversees a second day of recording of backing tracks for the song I Can't Make It Alone at Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA. The track, intended for the Righteous Brothers, is never used.
Saxophonists Sonny Stitt and Zoot Sims record My Blue Heaven, Fools Rush In and other tracks for Cadet Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Baths, Eltham, UK.
Cilla Black releases the album Cilla, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Cilla Black and Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers appear on UK tv show Discs A Go-Go.
Toni Halliday, vocalist of UK band Curve, is born in Parsons Green, London, UK.
Marvin Gaye continues recording I'll Be Doggone for Tamla Records, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jazz vibes player Freddie McCoy records Lonely Avenue, When Sunny Gets Blue and other tracks for Prestige Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Antonio Carlos Jobim is the musical guest on tv's Andy Williams Show in the USA.
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at City Hall, Brisbane, Australia. They stay at Lennon's Hotel where, coincidentally, other guests for the night include The Kinks, Manfred Mann, The Honeycombs, Roy Orbison, and The Newbeats – all of whom are also touring in Australia.
The final night of The Christmas Pantomime at The Odeon, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, features the My Boy Lollipop girl Millie Small, plus Jess Conrad, Jimmy Wheeler and Des Lane.
Downtown by Petula Clark reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles and Cilla Black attend a party in Hampstead, London, thrown by Melody Maker journalist Bob Dawbarn, where they try out a new dance, The Skip.
Al Nevins, best-known as the guitarist/founder of The Three Suns, dies aged 48 in New York City, USA.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles and Cilla Black attend a party in Hampstead, London, UK, thrown by Melody Maker journalist Bob Dawbarn, where they try out a new dance, The Skip.
Steve Marriott, later to lead The Small Faces, jams on harmonica with the resident band at The Ruskin Arms pub in Manor Park, London, UK.
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Burt Bacharach arrives in London, UK, to record the album Bacharach Plays Bacharach at Pye Studios.
Val Doonican appears in tv pop show That's For Me, presented by Anne Nightingale on Rediffusion tv in the UK.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles and Cilla Black attend a party in Hampstead, London, UK, thrown by Melody Maker journalist Bob Dawbarn, where they try out a new dance, The Skip.
Nelson Riddle records Big Mr C, Greatest Story Ever Told and Intermezzo 1965 for Reprise Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Surgeons remove the left lung of Nat King Cole in a Santa Monica, California, USA, hospital. He will die three-weeks later.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles and Cilla Black attend a party in Hampstead, London, thrown by Melody Maker journalist Bob Dawbarn, where they try out a new dance, The Skip.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
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.