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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.
Jerry Lee Lewis is playing during a month-long series of shows at The Chez Paree Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA. This series of shows is considered to have contributed greatly to turning his flagging career around.
Folk duo The Goldcoast Singers is appearing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA, during a four-week booking, with The Willow Creek Ramblers.
Toni Carroll is playing during three weeks at The Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Horace Silver is playing during two weeks at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Chubby Checker is playing during two weeks of shows at The El Mocambo club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Liverpool band The Merseybeats play a lunchtime session at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Little Stevie Wonder plays at the Memorial Auditorium, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.
Dee Dee Sharp, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Heinz And The Saints play a show in The Granada, Rugby, England, UK, Europe.
Ella Fitzgerald records St Louis Blues, Downhearted Blues and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Joe Pass with the Les McCann Trio, records Sack O'Woe, Groove Yard and other tracks at Pacific Jazz studios in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, concludes an agreement with United Artists to make the first Beatles movie, A Hard Day's Night. Meanwhile, The Beatles are playing at the Sporthallen, Hamngatan, Eskilstuna, Sweden, Europe.
Ray Charles And His Raelets Revue are playing during seven nights at The Regal Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Washington Post publishes the first story in the USA about the frenzy surrounding the rock group The Beatles in England, UK, Europe.
The Hollies begin recording sessions for their debut album, Stay With The Hollies, at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Elements record The Young Years in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, for Limelight Records.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Del Shannon, Jet Harris And Tony Meehan, The Bachelors, Duffy Power, Cilla Black, Bryan Burdon and The Blue Diamonds play at The Granada, Maidstone, England, UK, Europe.
Inspired by the growth of interest in folk music, a new folk music-oriented magazine, Hootenanny, publishes its first edition in the USA. The cover features Peter, Paul And Mary, and magazine carries interviews with Odetta and Bob Dylan.
Jay And The Americans release a new single, Come Dance With Me, on United Artists Records in the USA. The track is produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Liverpool-born popular singer Michael Holliday commits suicide - a suspected drug overdose involving a rumoured pact with boxer Freddie Mills - in Croydon, Surrey, England, UK, Europe. Despite achieving two UK No1 singles with The Story Of My Life and Starry Eyed, Holliday had suffered a mental breakdown in 1961. It was speculated that Holliday and Mills had secretly been lovers.
The Everly Brothers, Little Richard, Bo Diddley, Mickie Most, Julie Grant, The Flintstones and The Rolling Stones play at The Gaumont, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Mason Williams releases a new album, Folk Baroque, in the USA on Davon Records.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his next film, Kissin' Cousins, at Big Bear, near San Bernardino, California, USA.
The Motortown Revue, featuring The Miracles, Marvin Gaye, Little Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells, and Martha And The Vandellas, plays at The Auditorium, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.