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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 musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
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.
Ketty Lester plays during two weeks at Annie's Room, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
On the one-hour ABC-tv special Sammy And His Friends, host Sammy Davis Jr. welcomes Count Basie And His Orchestra.
Steam Packet play at The Beachcomber, Preston, England, UK, Europe.(The group includes Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll and Brian Auger.)
Bob Dylan has recalled writing his song Just Like A Woman on this date in a hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. (Unlikely, given that he was playing in Chicago, 540 miles away the next day, and his previous gig had been in New York four days earlier).
Timothy Ross Armstrong is born in Albany, California, USA. He will find success as vocalist Tim Armstrong in the 90's hardcore punk band Rancid.
The Temptations are playing during eight nights at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Paul Anka begins a two-week stay at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Folk-blues duo Larry And Hank record If You Don't Want Me Baby, Watchdog Blues and Four Women Blues, for Prestige Records in New York City, USA. The tracks will appear on the album The Blues – A New Generation.
Robbie Basho plays at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Seekers reach No1 in the UK singles chart for three weeks with The Carnival Is Over.
The Alan Price Set play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Hedgehoppers Anonymous play at R.A.F. Cotsmore, England, UK, Europe.
The Applejacks play at The Austral, Sidcup, England, UK, Europe
The Marquee Show, featuring Manfred Mann, The Yardbirds, Inez and Charlie Foxx, Paul and Barry Ryan, Gary Farr and the T-Bones, the Mark Leeman Five and The Scaffold, plays at The ABC, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
Emmanuel Babatunde Baiyewu is born in London, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as singer Tunde Baiyewu of the 90's hit-making duo Lighthouse Family.
The Rolling Stones play for 3,433 fans at The Municipal Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, supported by The Rocking Ramrods, Patti LaBelle and the Blue Bells and The Vibrations. For their half-hour long show The Stones earned $15,000.
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Ruby Keeler, Sammy Cahn and Paul Anka are the guests on tonight's edition of popular tv programme The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in the USA.
The Small Faces play in the Neath And Glen Ballroom, Llanelly, Wales, UK, Europe.
Harrods, the most prestigious department store in London, England, UK, Europe, is closed to the public for three hours to enable The Beatles to do their Christmas shopping. George Harrison and Ringo Starr buy furniture, while John Lennon purchases a garden slide for his son, Julian.
Successful producer and songwriter Tony Hatch signs 18-year-old David Bowie to Pye Records in London, England, UK, Europe, as David Bowie with the Lower Third.
TV rock show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features Bobby Vee performing Take Good Care Of My Baby, composed by Carole King and Gerry Goffin. The show also includes Len Barry performing 1-2-3.
The Supremes play at The Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, supported by the Lovin' Spoonful.
Chris Farlowe plays at The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Randy And The Radiants release a new single, My Way Of Thinking, on Sun Records in the USA.
The Beach Boys play at New Haven Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, supported by The Pilgrims.
A four day event, The Blues Bag, continues at the Cafe Au Go Go in Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, featuring John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Otis Spann, Fred Neil, The Blues Project, Bukka White and Seventh Sons.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play at The Odeon, Cheltenham, England, UK, Europe, supported by Johnny Wiltshire And The Trebletones.
Italian singer Rita Pavone plays at The Piper Club, Rome, Italy, Europe, backed by English band The Talismen.
The Dave Clark Five play at Alabama State Coliseum, Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.