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India

The West India Regiment Band plays a concert in The Palace Theatre, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.
Harry Rodger Webb is born in King George Hospital, Victoria Street, Lucknow, India, Asia. He will find enduring success as UK pop idol Cliff Richard.
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Keith Potger of The Seekers is born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Indian Ocean, South Asia.
Living Doll by Cliff Richard And The Drifters (later re-named The Shadows) enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No1.
Living Doll by Cliff Richard And The Drifters reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, for the first of six weeks.
Cliff Richard's second movie, Expresso Bongo, premieres in London, UK.
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour plays at Stanbaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USA. Acts on the bill include Freddy Cannon, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Bobby Rydell, Johnny And The Hurricanes, The Isley Brothers, The Crests, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Sammy Turner and Linda Laurie.
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour plays at the Memorial Auditorium, North Carolina, USA. Acts on the bill include Freddy Cannon, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Bobby Rydell, Johnny And The Hurricanes, The Isley Brothers, The Crests, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Sammy Turner and Linda Laurie.
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour comes to an end at The Forum, Wichita, Kansas, USA. Acts on the bill include Freddy Cannon, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Bobby Rydell, Johnny And The Hurricanes, The Isley Brothers, The Crests, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Sammy Turner and Linda Laurie.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows record Please Don't Tease at EMI's Abbey Road Studio No2, London, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows record What'd I Say, Unchained Melody and other tracks in EMI's Abbey Road studios, London, UK.
Cherry Wainer releases her debut single, Happy Like A Bell!, on Columbia Records inthe UK. The song has the unusual distinction of having been composed by UK pop idol Cliff Richard.
The 9th annual New Musical Express (NME) Poll Winners concert, held at The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe, is televised for the first time by ABC to an audience estimated at 15 million. Connie Francis presents awards to Adam Faith, The Shadows and skiffle king Lonnie Donegan. Performing live are Bert Weedon, Billy Fury, Emile Ford And The Checkmates, Adam Faith and The John Barry Seven, and Cliff Richard And The Shadows.
Cliff Richard has a recording session at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, during which he records I'm Looking Out The Window, Love Letters and other tracks.
Cliff Richard records Turn Around and I'm On My Way at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows play at The ABC, Croydon, UK, supported byThe Dallas Boys, The Trebletones and Patti Brooks.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play at The ABC, Kingston, UK. A live recording of the show is made, but will not be released until forty years later.
Cliff Richard's latest movie Summer Holiday is premiered at the Warner Theatre in London, England, UK, Europe. Cliff and The Shadows attend the event.
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Cliff Richard and The Shadows spend the last of three days rehearsing in London, England, UK, Europe, for an upcoming appearance on UK tv's Billy Cotton Band Show.
The Beatles record an appearance on BBC tv's The 6-25 Show at Lime Grove Studios, West London, England, UK, Europe. Later, The Beatles attend a party hosted by Bruce Welch of The Shadows in London, England, UK, Europe. This is where they meet Cliff Richard for the first time.
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Cliff Richard releases a new single, It's All In the Game, on Columbia/EMI Records in the UK.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, India, Asia.
Cliff Richard is in the Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, continuing with the filming of his next movie, Wonderful Life.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows' tour plays at The City Hall, Sheffield, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows' tour comes to an end at The Odeon, Leeds, UK.
The Top Ten Singles in the UK on this date are :
1. YOU'RE MY WORLD - CILLA BLACK
2. Juliet - The Four Pennies
3. My Boy Lollipop - Millie Small
4. It's Over - Roy Orbison
5. Constantly (L'Edera) - Cliff Richard And The Shadows
6. A Little Loving - The Fourmost
7. The Rise And Fall Of Flingel Bunt - The Shadows
8. Don't Throw Your Love Away - The Searchers
9. I Believe - The Bachelors
10. No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry
Cliff Richard is in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, recording German-language versions of the songs Spanish Harlem and On the Beach.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows play at Musikhuset, Esbjerg, Denmark, Europe.
Sway by Cliff Richard And The Shadows peaks at No2 in the pop singles chart in Israel, Asia.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play at The Gaumont, Derby, England, UK, Europe.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single On The Beach by Cliff Richard and The Shadows.
At the start of a lengthy string of dates that will take him through to December, Indian sarod virtuoso Aashish Khan (aka Ashish Khan) plays at The University Of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA.
Ravi Shankar plays at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Congratulations by Cliff Richard is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
When Cliff Richard plays at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe, the show is recorded and will be released as the album Cliff – Live At The Talk Of The Town.
During a lengthy string of dates that will take him through to December, Indian sarod virtuoso Aashish Khan (aka Ashish Khan) plays at The University Of California, Berkeley, California, USA.
Cliff Richard, Hank B. Marvin, Amen Corner, Joe Cocker, Simon Dupree And The Big Sound, The Herd, the Marbles, Status Quo, The Casuals, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich, The Flirtations and Geno Washington play in the Daily Express Record Star Show at The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, UK.
Cliff Richard takes part in a special gala midnight charity benefit performance in aid of The Royal Society For The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, at The Palladium Theatre, London, UK.
The 18th Eurovision Song Contest is held in Luxembourg, Europe. It is won by Luxembourg for the second consecutive year, this time with Tu Te Reconnaitras, sung by Anne-Marie David. Spain come second with Eres Tu, sung by Mocedades; the United Kingdom finishes third with Cliff Richard singing Power to All Our Friends.
David 'Honeyboy' Edwards records the LP Mississippi Delta Bluesman for Folkways Records at India Navigation, New York City, USA.
John McLaughlin plays an acoustic show at The Bottom Line, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supported by Shankar.
Cliff Richard plays at The Philipshalle, Düsseldorf, Germany, Europe.
Maroon 5 release their third LP, Hands All Over, on Universal Music in India and China, Asia.
Bombay Bicycle Club play at The O2 Academy, Brixton, London, UK. A video for their upcoming single, Come To, is filmed during the gig.
Record producer/composer Quincy Jones and British musician Jerry Dammers, co-founder of The Specials, are presented by President Jacob Zuma of South Africa with the prestigious Order of the Companions of OR Tambo.
It is announced that Sir Cliff Richard has been questioned again by South Yorkshire police in relation to allegation made against him that he sexually assaulted a young boy in the 1980s.
Battles, Beach House, Big Scary, CHVRCHES, East India Youth, Flume, Grimes, Hermitude, Hudson Mohawke, METZ, Purity Ring, Shamir, The 1975, The Internet, Thundercat and Violent Soho play at The Laneway Festival, Garden By The Bay, Singapore, Asia.
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