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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.
Ken Kesey's second novel, Sometimes A Great Notion, is published in the USA by The Viking Press. The title of the book has been inspired by the line, "Sometimes I take a great notion, to jump in the river and drown" in the Lead Belly folk-blues song Goodnight, Irene.
The Cumberland Trio (actually a quartet) continue their summer season at the Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
Bluegrass singer Charlie Moore records Ballad Of Christopher Columbus, Guitar Pickin' Truck Driver and other tracks at King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Marvin Gaye, The Spinners and Hattie Littles play the fourth of ten nights at The Driftwood Lounge in the The 20 Grand Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Rex Brown, bassist of Pantera, is born in Graham, Texas, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Rag Doll by The Four Seasons reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Johnny Cash records Mama You've Been On My Mind at Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Beatles' movie A Hard Day's Night has its Swedish premiere, suitably sub-titled, in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Soul Agents play at The Cellar Club, Poole, Dorset, UK.
Gary McFarland and Antonio Carlos Jobim record Dreamer in New York City, USA, for Prestige Records.
The Dukes Of Dixieland play at St. John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New Jersey, USA.
Ron Jackson is born in Manila, Philippines, Asia. He will find success as a jazz guitarist, composer, arranger, and instructor after moving to New York City, USA.
Kenny Lynch and The Echoes, Elkie Brooks, Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames, Davie Jones And The King Bees (including David Bowie) and Wayne Gibson And The Dynamic Sounds appear on BBC2 tv show The Beat Room in the UK.
Sephardic romance singer Benny Carter And His Orchestra, featuring no less than eleven saxophones, spends the first of two days recording tracks for the Vee-Jay Records LP Tickle Toe in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Lalo Schifrin contributes to the musical arrangements.
Norma Jean, with producer Chet Atkins, records Lonesome Number One, One Way Ticket To The Blues and other tracks at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.