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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.
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.
Lou Rawls is playing during ten days of shows at The 20 Grand, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Beatles are playing during six nights at The Odeon, Southport, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Gerry And The Pacemakers, The Fourmost, The Sons Of The Piltdown Men, Tommy Quickly, Gary And Lee and Tommy Wallis And Beryl. During these shows, The Beatles are filmed for the BBC-tv documentary The Mersey Sound.
Nina Simone is playing during six nights at The Minor Key, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Brenda Lee is appearing during six days as Dorothy in a production of The Wizard Of Oz, in Warren, Ohio, USA.
A new medium for audio storage, the Compact Cassette, is introduced by Philips at the Berlin Radio Show, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
It is announced that the latest Cliff Richard movie, Summer Holiday, will be released in the USA at the end of October.
Jerry Lee Lewis' wife Myra gives birth to a baby girl, Phoebe Allen, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Mills Brothers are playing during three weeks at The Venetian Room, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Konrads, a group featuring the young David Bowie, record their only single, I Never Dreamed, in Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
Leon McAuliff And The Cimarron Boys play in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA.
The Mojos play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Murray The K's Holiday Revue opens for the first of ten days at The Brooklyn Fox Theatre, New York City, featuring Ben E. King, Little Stevie Wonder, Jan And Dean, The Drifters, The Shirelles, Gene Pitney, The Miracles (including Smokey Robinson), Paul And Paula, The Angels , The Dovells, Jay And The Americans, The Tymes, The Chiffons, and Randy And The Rainbows.
Jet Harris and Tony Meehan, an instrumental duo formed by ex-members of The Shadows, release a new single, Applejack on Decca Records in the UK.
Philadelphia-based tv pop show American Bandstand ends the daily version of its series after six years on ABC-TV in the USA. The show continues on Saturdays only.
Elvis Presley records a cover version of the Ray Charles hit What'd I Say at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for the soundtrack to his fifteenth film Viva Las Vegas.
Doris Day records Move Over Darling for Columbia Records in Los Angeles, California, USA. The track is orchestrated by Jack Nitzsche.
Bristol-based instrumental quartet The Eagles play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Stereos.
Collarless Indian-style Nehru jackets, go on sale in England, UK, Europe. After being worn by The Beatles in 1965, they will quickly become a hot fashion item.
Barbra Streisand plays the tenth night in three-weeks of shows at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
British actor Tom Courtenay releases a pop single, Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter, on Decca Records in the UK. It will flop, but when Herman's Hermits re-record it two years later it will go to No1 in the USA.
The Detours, featuring future leader of The Who, Pete Townshend, play at the Club Druane, Notre Dame Church Hall, Leicester Place, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Fourmost release a new single on Parlophone Records in the UK, Hello Little Girl, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
The Rolling Stones play at The Oa sis, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Crestas.
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Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers play at Birdland, New York City, USA.
The Blenders open for a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.