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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 John Coltrane Orchestra records Ascension Edition 1 Parts 1 and 2, and Ascension Edition 2 Parts 1 and 2, in Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Beatles play two shows on their second day at the Teatro Adriano, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Dusty Springfield records Won't Be Long in Philips Studios, Stanhope Place, London, England, UK, for Philips Records.
The Supremes, Ray Charles, Martha And The Vandellas, Dionne Warwick, Tom Jones, The Ronettes, Gary Lewis And The Playboys, Cannibal And The Headhunters, The Dave Clark Five and Little Anthony And The Imperials and others appear in the two-hour long tv special It's What's Happening, Baby, hosted by Murray The K in the USA.
Archie Campbell records Pfft You Were Gone, The Drunk, Flushed From The Bathroom Of Your Heart and other tracks in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Who play at The Manor Ballroom, Ipswich, England, UK.
The Modern Folk Quartet, David Troy, Casey Anderson and The Yachtsmen Quartet play in the Disneyland After Dark Hootenanny, Disneyland, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz cornettist, composer and bandleader Red Nichols dies aged 60, during a season at The Mint, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. While asleep in his suite, he is woken by paralyzing chest pains. He manages to call the front desk and an ambulance is summoned, but it arrives too late.
Skeeter Davis records Cry Me A River, Dear Heart, I Wanna Be Loved By You, Secret Love and Sunglasses in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Players on the session include guitarists Chet Atkins, Ray Edenton and Jerry Kennedy, with Norbert Putnam on electric bass, Henry Strzelecki on bass, Jerry Carrigan on drums, Floyd Cramer on celeste and tambourine, and Ray Stevens on piano. Chet Atkins also produces the session.
Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play in The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
The Byrds record versions of two Bob Dylan songs, The Times They Are A-Changin' and It's All Over Now Baby Blue, for their second Columbia Records album, Turn! Turn! Turn!, in Los Angeles, California, USA. Neither of these versions will appear on the completed album.
Peter And Gordon appear on tv show Gadzooks! It's The In-Crowd in the UK.
Woody Herman and The Swinging Herd play the first of three nights at Basin Street West, San Francisco, California, USA. The shows are recorded by Columbia Records and will be released as the live LP Woody's Winners.
Mark Wynter is playing at The ABC, Blackpool, England, UK.
Ken Dodd, The Barron Knights and The Kaye Sisters begin a season of shows at The London Palladium, London, England, UK.
Bobby Griggs records Cotton Picker, That's Not What He's Got On His Mind, Release Me and There A Fool Is Waiting, for Tower Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Moody Blues play at The Floral Hall, Gorleston, England, UK, supported by Gary Freeman And The Contours.
Judy Garland comes to the end of a two-week engagement at The Thunderbird Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Seekers play at The Pavilion, Bournemouth, England, UK, supported by Yana.
The Charlatans continue their two month long residency at The Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Gene Vincent and Karl Denver play at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
Joe Brown plays at Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
Nina Simone begins a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
Freddie And The Dreamers play the first night of a week at Queen's Hall, Blackpool, England, UK.
Suffering from tuberculosis, alcoholism and chain-smoking, jazz pianist Bud Powell is admitted to the Cumberland Hospital, New York City, USA. He will remain in hospital for five weeks and will die soon after, at the age of 41.
Maynard Ferguson plays at St. John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New Jersey, USA.
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.