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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.
Roy Orbison plays two shows in one day, at Tuam and Castlebar, Ireland, Europe.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows and The Trebletones play at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK.
The Beatles spend much of the day rehearsing in London, England, UK, for their upcoming tour of the USA.
The San Francisco Chronicle first mentions the coming musical wave - San Francisco rock - in a notice for an upcoming gig by The Charlatans at the Red Dog Saloon, describing the group as 'five oddly-named young men with shoulder-length hair and other Edwardian affectations.'
Dave Remington And His Dixie Six play a Jazz Under The Stars concert at Four Lakes, Chicago, Illinos, USA.
Georgie Fame plays at The Ricky Tick, Windsor, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at The ABC, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
The 1965 Newport Folk Festival comes to an end in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. Acts on this day include Bob Dylan, The Paul Butterfield Band, Byron Berline, Hamilton Camp, The Chambers Brothers, The Charles River Valley Boys, Spider John Koerner, Mark Spoelstra, Gordon Lightfoot and Mimi And Richard Farina.
Neil Diamond enters into an agreement with Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich, to form Tallyrand Music, Inc., which enables Diamond to publish and produce his own music.
The Thoughts play at The Pontiac Club, Zeeta House, Putney, London, England, UK.
The Supremes open at The Copacabana, New York, USA, signalling a new era for Motown Records as its artists move into the exclusive supper-club circuit.
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Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus play at Art D'Lugoff's Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Bob Gibson, and John Lee Hooker play the last of six nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, flies to New York City, USA, to attend Cilla Black's debut at The Persian Room in The Plaza Hotel.
The Dave Clark Five play at Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, supported by The Spontanes.
The Steam Packet play at Redcar Jazz Club, England, UK. The band includes Long John Baldry, Brian Auger, Rod Stewart and Julie Driscoll.
Country singer and recording artist Marty Brown is born in Maceo, Kentucky, USA.
Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli release the LP Live At The London Palladium, recorded during shows at the theatre in November 1964.
Sandie Shaw plays at Wellington Pier, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
Bob Dylan is booed off the stage at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, because he has introduced electric instruments into his music. Donovan and Joan Baez appear at the same show.
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The teen beach movie musical Bikini Beach, starring Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Little Stevie Wonder and The Pyramids, is released in the UK.
Paul Simon plays at St. Anne's Church, London, England, UK.
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.