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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 Fleets record Please Return To Me and Go Away for Volt Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Benny Carter And His Orchestra, featuring no less than eleven saxophones, spends the second 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 It's A Little More Like Heaven, I Thought I Heard You Calling My Name and other tracks at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Beatles commence a brief Swedish tour with four shows at the Johanneshovs Hockey Arena, Stockholm, Europe.
The Who, billed as The High Numbers, play at The Railway Hotel, Harrow And Wealdstone, UK.
Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Mickey Finn And The Bluemen and Joey And The Gentlemen appear on Rediffusion tv show The Five O'Clock Club in the UK.
The Mar-Keys record Beach Bash and Bush Bash for Stax Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Cumberland Trio (actually a quartet) continue their summer season at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald plays the first of two nights at the 5th Antibes Jazz Festival, Juan-Les-Pins, Cote d'Azur, France, Europe. The show is recorded for Verve Records and tracks will be released on the album Ella at Juan-Les-Pins.
The Rolling Stones pre-record an appearance for British tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars, in Teddington, UK.
Bluegrass singer Charlie Moore records John Henry, Talk Of The Town, There's A Place Called Banjo Mountain and other tracks at King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Shane Fenton And The Fentones and Elkie Brooks appear on BBC1 tv show The Cool Spot in the UK.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play the first of two nights at The Wagon Wheels, Peabody, Massachusetts, USA.
The Tridents, featuring future rock guitar hero Jeff Beck, play at the 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, UK.
The Paul Desmond - Jim Hall Quartet records Samba Cantina, Bossa Antigua ans Samba Cepeda for RCA Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Teen-oriented movie UK Swings Again (re-titled Go-Go Big Beat! in the USA) is released in the UK, featuring Millie Small, The Animals, The Four Pennies, Lulu And The Luvvers, The Merseybeats, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Applejacks, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, The Wackers, The Tornados and The Hollies. The film, cobbled together from many sources, also features songs written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison of The Beatles as performed by The Cheynes, which incuded Mick Fleetwood on drums. threats of court action quickly followed the premiere. Lawsuits will follow over the marketing of the movie (e.g. the Beatles' name was larger than that of The Cheynes) and rights to the use of the songs, as a result of which Go Go Big Beat will disappear soon after its release.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
Sleepy John Estes, with Yank Rachell on mandolin and Hammie Nixon on harmonica records the album Newport Blues for Delmark Records in New York City, USA.