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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.
Jazz vibraphone virtuoso Cal Tjader records Black Orchid, Poinciana and other tracks for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Billy Eckstine opens at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, for a lengthy engagement running through until January 7, 1964.
Female saxophonist Vi Redd is playing during a month-long engagement at The Sugar Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Highwaymen play the second of four nights at The Gaslight, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Bill Anderson records Easy Come, Easy Go, Five Little Fingers and Me, for Decca Records at Owen Bradley's Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Bobby Rydell, Helen Shapiro, The Spotnicks, The Chants, The Harlems and The Trebletones play at The Ritz, Romford, England, UK, Europe.
Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Gene Vincent, Gary 'US' Bonds, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof-Raisers play at The Odeon, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Detours play at The Town Hall, Acton, London, England, UK, Europe. The group will find much greater success after they evolve to become The Who.
Barbara McNair and Teddi King are the musical guests on tonight's edition of The Steve Allen Show on tv in the USA.
Leon McAuliffe and His Swingin‘ Western Band play at The Western Way Club, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA.
The Country Gentlemen play at The Shamrock in Washington DC, USA.
Ray Anthony And His Orchestra record Charade, The Love Song Of Tom Jones and other tracks at Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rock fan Syd Barrett of Cambridge, England, UK, Europe, is obliged to miss today's long-anticipated gig by The Beatles at his local Regal Cinema, in order to attend an interview at London's Camberwell Art School. As it turns out, Barrett's successful application to the art school will result in a musical alliance with Roger Waters, which will lead to the formation of Pink Floyd.
The Kingston Trio record Song For A Friend (written by John Stewart) for Capitol Records in Coast Recorders, San Francisco, California, USA. The song is Stewart's reaction to the news of the assassination of US President John Kennedy. At the same session the trio also records The Patriot Game and If You Don't Look Around.
The Rolling Stones play at Stamford Hall, Altrincham, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Holland records Leaving Here for Motown Records at Hitsville Studio, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Billy Fury plays at The Top Rank, Cheltenham, England, UK, Europe.
The Supremes record Penny Pincher for Motown Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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 Odeon, Halifax, England, UK, Europe.
Adam Gaynor, rhythm guitarist of Matchbox 20, is born in Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Soul and bossa nova vocalist Vi Velasco appears on the Red Skelton Show on CBS-tv in the USA.
Bukka White records Alabama Blues for Arhoolie Records in Berkeley, California, USA.
Rosemary Clooney appears on the Garry Moore Show on CBS-tv in the USA.
The Goldebriars, an aspiring pop group from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, which includes Curt Boettcher who will go on to enjoy a solo career as an artist and producer, complete the recording of their debut album at Columbia Studios on 30th Street, New York City, USA. The album includes such songs as He Was a Friend of Mine, A Mumblin’ Word, Shenandoah and Old Time Religion.
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The Journeymen, The Halifax Three, Joe Mapes, The Geezinslaw Brothers and Gelnn Yarbrough play in the Hootenanny USA Show at the Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Charlie Rich comes to the end of a tour of the Eastern half of the USA, which took in Pittsburgh, Washington, Milwaukee, Chicago, Indianapolis and Cincinnati.
Bob Dylan plays at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York State, USA.
Popular country music performer Cousin Herb Henson dies aged 38, in Bakersfield, California, USA, of a heart attack.