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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.
Winifred Atwell, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Damita Jo is playing during two weeks at Club Harlem, Atlantic City, USA.
Popular honky tonk pianist and bandleader Big Tiny Little is playing during an extended booking at The Java Lanes, Long Beach, California, USA.
The John Coltrane Quartet is playing during two weeks at La Tete De L'Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Temptations are playing during a week of shows at The Royal Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Sam Cooke plays the fifth night of a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
It is reported in Billboard magazine in the USA that The Third Man Theme [aka The Harry Lime Theme] by Anton Karas, originally released in 1950, has now sold over 40m copies worldwide.
Ricky Ford And The Crossfires play at The Town Hall Ballroom, Abergavenny, Wales, UK, Europe.
Sandy Gardiner, in his weekly Platter Patter column in The Ottawa Journal, gives a glowing review of The Beatles single From Me To You.
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Ray Charles plays at The Alan B. Shepard Civic Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
The U.S. Army grants Jimi Hendrix an honorable discharge on the basis of unsuitability. One month earlier his platoon sergeant had filed a report saying, "He has no interest whatsoever in the Army…. It is my opinion that Private Hendrix will never come up to the standards required of a soldier. I feel that the military service will benefit if he is discharged as soon as possible." Hendrix will later falsely claim that he had received a medical discharge after breaking his ankle during his 26th parachute jump.
The Merseybeats play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
In today's edition of UK pop paper Melody Maker, Charlie Watts, drummer of The Rolling Stones, tells journalist Chris Roberts, "They can't like our faces. They must like the music."
Bob Gibson plays the last of twelve nights at The Blue Dog Cellar, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Hobart Smith and Jean Ritchie play at The American Folk Festival 1963 in Asheville City Auditorium, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.
Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw by Dion is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No74.
Freddie And The Dreamers play at The Scala, Runcorne, England, UK, Europe.
Jazzman Doug Richford plays at Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Marty Robbins records An Evening Prayer and With His Hand On My Shoulder at Columbia Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Johnny Hallyday releases a French language cover version of The Shirelles hit Da Doo Ron Ron on Philips Records in France, Europe.
An instrumental version of Chuck Berry's song Memphis, played by Lonnie Mack, makes its debut on the Billboard magazine R'n'B singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No4.
Music trade magazine Billboard in the USA reports that Beach Boys' leader Brian Wilson and his father Murray Wilson, have formed a record production company, Sea Of Tunes.
The Beach Boys begin a brief tour of the Midwest, with a show in The Rotunda Room of The Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, with The Teenbeats.
Helen Shapiro is undertaking a ten-week summer season engagement at The Aquarium Theatre, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe, supported by Peter Jay and The Jaywalkers, Ronnie Corbett and Jimmy Savile.