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have their first professional photo session at the studio of Albert Marron, in Wallasey, Merseyside, England, UK.
Davie Jones and The Manish Boys
play at the Agricultural Hall, Maidstone, UK. Davie Jones will find greater fame after a name change to David Bowie
Paul Nathan, a colleague of American film producer Hal Wallis
- who has made several Elvis Presley
films - sends him a memo stating that, following recent discussions with The Beatles
' press officer, Brian Somerville, there is a possibility that the group could be persuaded to appear in a movie with Presley.
It is reported in UK pop paper the NME that the US Government's Labor Department is now refusing to grant H-1 visas - the work permit needed for US tours - to British groups.
The Who appear on UK tv show Top Of The Pops
, in Studio A, BBC Television, Manchester, performing I Can't Explain. They also play at Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones
fly to Oslo, Norway, Europe, to begin a Scandinavian tour.
The Alan Price
Set begin a seven-week long tour of the USA.
, The Scaffold and Paul Jones begin a British tour at The Granada
, Shrewsbury, England, UK, Europe.
play at Melody Fair, Wurlitzer Park, North Tonawanda, New York State, USA.
UK rock weekly the NME reports that guitarist / singer Dave Mason has left Traffic (again).
Let It Be
by The Beatles
enters the UK Singles Chart at No2, but cannot replace Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin which holds on to the No1 position for a second week.
On his Serious Moonlight tour, David Bowie
plays the second of three nights at The Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia, Oceania
The Dixie Chicks
file suit against Sony Music Entertainment in New York's District Court, alleging that the company has defrauded the trio of $4m (£2.7m) in unpaid royalties from their 20m album sales.
It is announced that Michael Jackson
, reportedly in financial trouble, is expected to sell 50% of his share of The Beatles
' song catalogue as part of a larger debt restructuring plan.
, art director for The Beatles
' 1968 animated movie Yellow Submarine, dies aged 75, in Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
plays at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile, South America.