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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.
Buddy Bair And His Orchestra with vocalist Elaine Powell are playing during a three-week booking at The Skyway, Hotel Peabody, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Female saxophonist Vi Redd is playing during a month-long engagement at The Sugar Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
Billy Eckstine is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
King Curtis is playing during a two-week season at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Billy Fury plays at The Top Rank, Guildford, England, UK, Europe.
The Alan Price Rhythm And Blues Combo plays at The Jazz Lounge, Club A Gogo, Percy Street, Haymarket, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK, Europe. The group will, soon after, change its name to The Animals.
Barbra Streisand and Johnny Puleo And His Harmonica Gang are the musical guests on the Jack Paar Show on NBC-tv in the USA.
The Beach Boys play at The National Guard Armory, Indio, California, USA.
Frankie Laine opens an extended engagement at The Nugget Casino, Spa rks, Nevada, USA.
Bobby Rydell, Helen Shapiro, The Spotnicks, The Chants, The Harlems and The Trebletones play at The ABC, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
Stan Getz is playing during ten days at Shelley's Manne Hole, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Billy J. Kramer Pop Parade tour, featuring Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, The Caravelles, The Fourmost, Houston Wells, Tommy Quickly and The Marauders plays at The Odeon, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
The Squires, including guitarist Neil Young, play at St. Ignatius Community Youth Organisation, Winnipeg, Ontario, Canada.
The Ripchords, Lou Christie, The Pix ies, Vic Dana, Diane Rey, Debby Dovell, Tim And The Galaxies, The Belmonts and The Corvets play in the KDWB Thanksgiving Hop in Minneapolis Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Wilfred Downing is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find success as singer and songwriter Will Downing, releasing albums on, among others, Motown, Island and Mercury Records.
The Beatles single, I Want To Hold Your Hand, is released in Germany on Odeon Records.
Bill Monroe And Doc Watson play at The Town Hall, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Baths, Urmston, England, UK, Europe.
Adam Faith, Larry Adler, Annie Ross and Jackie Trent play at The Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. This show is a Midnight Matinee to raise funds for the Africa Bureau.
Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney tape a new comedy/musical sketch for The Judy Garland Show at CBS Television City, Studio 43, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at Edwina's, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
French singing star Patachou appears on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on NBC-tv in the USA.
The Beatles single Please Please Me is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
The Carter Family record a new version of Will The Circle Be Unbroken in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. They had first recorded the song in 1935.
Soul-jazz organist Freddie Roach records his third album Good Move, for Blue Note Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Internationally popular Cuban composer and pianist Ernesto Lecuona dies of a heart attack while travelling in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Gene Vincent, Gary 'US' Bonds, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof-Raisers play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The album Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer And The Fireballs is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
The Beatles release a new single, I Want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy, on Parlophone Records in the UK, Europe.
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Guitarist Greg Lisher of Camper Van Beethoven is born in Santa Cruz, California, USA.
The Nashville Men play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Marvin Gaye opens for a week ay The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by The Vibrations, The Contours, Billy Stewart, Jimmy Pelham and The Charmettes.
Cal Tjader plays at The Hollywood Terrace, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Stonewall Jackson records Give It Back To The Indians, Not My Kind Of People and other tracks in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Detours play at The Goldhawk Social Club, Shepherds Bush, London, England, UK, Europe. The group will find much greater success after they evolve to become The Who.
Leon McAuliffe and His Swingin‘ Western Band play at The Bamboo Inn, Enid, Oklahoma, USA.
Tim Bowness, singer and wordsmith of avant-garde rock duo No-Man is born in Stockton Heath, Cheshire, England, UK, Europe
Barbra Streisand plays at The Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.