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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.
Nina Simone plays the third night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
Tom Paxton plays the second of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
Adam Faith plays at The Tower Club, Warrington, England, UK.
Billy Walker records Nobody But A Fool, Pretend You Don't See Me, Smokey Memories and Don't Change with producer Don Law, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Players on the session include guitarists Grady Martin, Harold Bradley, Ray Edenton and Ben Schaeufele, with bassist Bob Moore, drummer Kenneth Buttrey and Floyd Cramer on piano. Producer: Don Law)
During a performance of the musical Golden Boy at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, Sammy Davis Jr. is accidentally kneed in the chest by a dancer. Davis has to be taken to hospital and cannot return to the show for several days.
The Drifters record I'll Take You Where The Music's Playing, Nylon Stockings and We Gotta Sing, at Atlantic Studio in New York City, USA.
The Crystals play at The Cinnamon Cinder, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The teen-oriented movie Ski Party, a musical comedy starring singing idol Frankie Avalon, opens at cinemas in the USA. The movie also features appearances by James Brown And The Famous Flames, Lesley Gore and The Hondells.
Global earnings for EMI's record division for the year ended on this date are stated as $17,379,600, of which 62% was earned by the company's 32 subsidiaries operating outside of the UK.
The Hollies record Look Through Any Window with Ron Richards as producer in Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK. The track will be released as their ninth single. Also recorded on this day are Lawdy Miss Clawdy, You Must Believe Me and Little Bitty Pretty One.
The Seekers play at The Pavilion, Bournemouth, England, UK, supported by Yana.
Lightnin' Hopkins plays the second of thirteen nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by The Rising Sons [including Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal].
Joe Brown plays at Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
Paul Anka plays at Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, California, USA.
During a European tour, The Beatles play at The Palais Des Expositions, Nice, France.
Jackie Wilson, Chad And Jeremy, Donna Loren, Bobby Sherman, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Righteous Brothers and Glen Campbell appear on tv show Shindig! in the USA.
Dusty Springfield records I Can't Hear You (written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King) and Packin' Up in Philips Studios, Stanhope Place, London, England, UK, for Philips Records.
Conway Twitty, Levon And The Hawks (later to become The Band), and The Classics play at Tony Mart's, Somers Point, New Jersey, USA.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Spencer Davis Group plays at The Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, UK.
The Yardbirds play in The Corn Exchange, Bristol, England, UK.
Herman's Hermits play at The Town Hall, High Wycombe, England, UK.
Woody Herman and The Swinging Herd play the last of three nights at Basin Street West, San Francisco, California, USA. The shows are recorded by Columbia Records and will be released as the live LP Woody's Winners.
Roy Orbison's contract with Monument Records expires. He immediately begins a $1m deal with MGM.
The Charlatans continue their two month long residency at The Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
Gracie Fields performs A Program of English Music Hall, Ballads and Comedy Sketches in the Salute To England concert in Lewisohn Stadium, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA, features Eddie Hodges singing New Orleans and Hard Times for Lovers, Jackie De Shannon performing What the World Needs Now Is Love, plus The Velvelettes with Needle In A Haystack.
Jeannie Seely records What Am I Doing In Your World and Today Is Not The Day for Challenge Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ken Dodd, The Barron Knights and The Kaye Sisters play the third night in a week of shows at The London Palladium, London, England, UK.
The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.