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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.
Bob Dylan plays the second of four nights at the Potpourri, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The John Coltrane Quartet records Tunji and Out Of This World for Impulse! Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Neil Davidge is born in Bristol, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as a record producer, songwriter and film score composer, working with Massive Attack, David Bowie, Primal Scream and many more.
Chuck Jackson, The Miracles, Bill Doggett, The Falcons, Billy Stewart and Flip Wilson play the first night of a week at The Howard Theatre, Washington, DC, USA.
Jackie De Shannon records You Won't Forget Me, for Liberty Records in the USA.
Elvis Presley's manager, Col Tom Parker, sends a joke letter to RCA Records executive Bill Bullock. He signs the letter 'A Fan' and fulsomely praises Elvis.
Marvin Gaye records Stubborn Kind Of Fellow for Tamla Records in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Marty Robbins records Hawaiian Wedding Song and Hawaiian Bells, at Columbia Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald plays at The Crescendo Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Captain Gilbert Batchman grants James Marshall Hendrix (later to find fame as Jimi Hendrix) an honorable discharge from the US Army on the basis of unsuitability.
The Blue-Belles play at The Howard Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Chubby Checker plays at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Joey Dee And The Starliters play at Indiana Beach Ballroom, Monticello, Indiana, USA.
Jackie De Shannon records You Won't Forget Me, for Liberty Records in the USA.
Helen Shapiro plays the fifth night of a week at The Hippodrome, Brighton, UK. Also on the bill are Gary Miller, The Red Price Combo and vocal comedy trio The Hillsiders.
The Beatles play at the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, UK.
Helen Shapiro plays the fifth night of a week at The Hippodrome, Brighton, UK. Also on the bill are Gary Miller, The Red Price Combo and The Hillsiders.
Bob Dylan plays the second of four nights at the Potpourri, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Bob Dylan plays the second of four nights at the Potpourri, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Beach Boys play at Dykstra Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr appears as Kid Pepper, a loud-mouthed punk, in the final episode of popular tv series 77 Sunset Strip in the USA.
Freddie Cannon plays at Hanson's Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
Chubby Checker plays at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
The John Coltrane Quartet records Tunji and Out Of This World for Impulse! Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Donnie Brooks plays at The Cal-Nev Hotel and Casino on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Elvis Presley's manager, Col Tom Parker, sends a fake fan letter to RCA Records executive Bill Bullock. He signs the letter 'A Fan' and fulsomely praises Elvis.