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Dick Dale, King of The Surf Guitars, is born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Dick And Dee Dee, Jan And Dean, Jerry Fuller and The Checkers Orchestra play at Fournier's Ballroom, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA, as part of a Dick Clark Car avan Of Stars.
Dick Dale and The Del-Tones release a seminal surf music single, Misirlou, on Deltone Records in the USA.
The Beach Boys play in the The Show of Stars, at Hickam Theatre, Hickam Air Force Base, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, with Dee Dee Sharp, The Treniers and Jackie De Shannon.
The Beach Boys play at Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa, California, with Adrian And The Sunsets.
The Beach Boys play at Club Ponytail, Harbor Springs, Michigan, USA.
American music trade magazine Billboard introduces a new-look expanded LP chart featuring 150 positions, and includes both stereo and mono album sales.
The Beach Boys play at West View Park Danceland, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Top Five Singles in the Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania, on this day are as follows :

1. BAD TO ME - BILLY J. KRAMER And THE DAKOTAS

2. Hello Mudduh,Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp) - Allan Sherman

3. Wipe Out - The Surfaris

4. My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels

5. If I Had A Hammer - Trini Lopez

In My Room by The Beach Boys is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No73.
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Jan And Dean release a new album, Drag City, in the USA on Liberty Records.
The Beach Boys play at The Municipal Auditorium, San Bernardino, California, USA, with The Torquays, The Astronauts, and The Dave Pell Octet. The show is telecast live in the Channel 18 Saturday Night Bandstand Dance.
Bruce And Terry release a new single, Custom Machine, on Columbia Records in the USA. (Bruce will become better known when he joins The Beach Boys as Bruce Johnson, while Terry is Terry Melcher, record producer and son of Doris Day)
Paul Petersen records She Rides With Me in Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Colpix Records. Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys produces the track.
Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys produces a vocal session for The Castells in Los Angeles, California, USA. The track, I Do, will be released as a single.
The album Little Deuce Coupe by The Beach Boys peaks at No4 in the Billboard album chart in the USA.
The Beach Boys have a recording session at Western Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on The Girls On The Beach.
The Beach Boys start work on tracks for their Christmas Album at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beach Boys are working on Santa's Beard and other tracks for their Christmas Album at Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Half of the singles in the newly published Billboard Top Ten Singles Chart in the USA are by British acts. BILLBOARD MAGAZINE - SINGLES CHART - July 4,1964
1. I GET AROUND - THE BEACH BOYS
2. My Boy Lollipop - Millie Small
3. Memphis - Johnny Rivers
4. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying - Gerry And The Pacemakers
5. People - Barbara Streisand
6. A World Without Love - Peter And Gordon
7. Chapel Of Love - The Dixie Cups
8. Rag Doll - The Four Seasons
9. Bad To Me - Billy J.Kramer And The Dakotas
10. Can't You See That She's Mine - The Dave Clark Five
The Top Ten records played on KQV Radio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, for the week ended on this date are as follows :
  1. Can't You See That She's Mine - The Dave Clark Five
  2. I Get Around / Don't Worry Baby - Beach Boys
  3. Rag Doll - The Four Seasons
  4. Bad To Me - Billy J. Kramer
  5. Memphis - Johnny Rivers
  6. My Boy Lollipop - Millie Small
  7. It Will Stand - The Showmen
  8. People - Barbra Streisand
  9. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying - Gerry And Pacemakers
  10. Keep On Pushing - The Impressions
The Penn Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, a much-loved cinema, closes after almost thirty years. It will, however, open again in 1966 as a venue for music concerts by artists as diverse ar Victor Borge, The Beach Boys, Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, Tommy James, and Al Hirt.
NBC-tv in the USA premieres a new teen-sitcom called Karen. The theme song, also called Karen, has been written and recorded by The Beach Boys.
The Beach Boys perform I Get Around on the tv series Age Tendre Et Tete De Bois, in Paris, France, Europe.
The day before setting off on a tour of the USA, Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys breakfasts with his new wife, Marilyn Rovell, in Tiny Naylor's Coffee Shop, Los Angeles, California, USA. The pair are trying to overcome the problems that are already besetting their marriage.
Cannibal And The Headhunters, Mike Christian, The Bobby Fuller Four, Jan And Dean, and Jody Miller appear on tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beach Boys sixth album, All Summer Long, is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Gary Lewis And The Playboys record Doin' The Flake at RCA Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The song is designed as a promotional tune for a Corn Flakes tv advert. The track is arranged by Leon Russell.
It is reported that the average teen-age girl in the USA spends between $8 and $10 per month for rock'n' roll records. Young people buy 80% of all single (45rpm) records and 40% of all albums sold each year.
California Girls by The Beach Boys enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
In Los Angeles, California, USA, Capitol Records deny the breach of contract allegation of record producer Hite Morgan, who claims that the company has used the Beach Boys song, Surfin' in circumstances other than those in which their original 1962 agreement was made.
The Beach Boys play the second of two nights at The Lagoon, Farmington, near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
The Beach Boys add their vocals to the backing tracks for The Little Girl I Once Knew in Western Recorders Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ronny And The Daytonas, Marijohn Wilkin, Sue York, Diane Jordan and Murv Shiner leave Nashville, Tennessee, USA, to begin a USO-sponsored tour of military bases in France and Germany, scheduled to run until January 3, 1966.
A new teen movie, Wild Wild Winter is released to cinemas in the USA, featuring performances by The Beau Brummels, Jay And The Americans, Dick And Dee Dee, The Astronauts and Jacki And Gayle. The movie is promoted with the tag-line "A Surfin' Snowball".
The Astronauts play the last of three nights at Dave Hull's Hull abaloo, 6230 Sunset, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
One day after the new Beach Boys album, Pet Sounds, goes on release in the USA, Paul McCartney and John Lennon of The Beatles attend a private listening party for Pet Sounds held at The Waldorf Hotel, London, England, UK.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles flies from Denver, Colorado, USA, to Los Angeles in a Lear Jet owned by Frank Sinatra. On arrival in LA, he visits the home of John and Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and Papas, where he strums and sings On Top Of Old Smokey with Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys. While in Los Angeles, McCartney is invited to join the advisory board which is planning the Monterey Pop Festival. McCartney's first recommendation is to book the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
The Beach Boys release a new single, Darlin', in the UK on Capitol Records.
The Kingsmen play at Brockport State College, New York State, USA.
At Brian Wilson's home studio in Los Angeles, California, USA, The Beach Boys record Little Bird, the first track destined for their upcoming album Friends.
The Beach Boys release a new single, Friends / Little Bird, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Dennis Wilson of The Beach Boys is working on the songs Settle Down and Lady, intended for his first solo album, at Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood, California, USA.
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and several others take part in a somewhat ramshackle, unstructured jam at Lennon's rented beach house in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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The Beach Boys play in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.
Nirvana play with new drummer Dave Grohl for the first time at the North Shore Surf Club, Olympia, Washington.
The Beach Boys appear on two tv shows - CNN Showbiz Tonight and CNN Headline News Live - in the USA.
Al Jardine of The Beach Boys plays at the Ram's Head On Stage, Annapolis, Maryland, USA.
Al Jardine of The Beach Boys plays a solo show at The City Winery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Al Jardine of The Beach Boys plays The Canyon, Santa Clarita, California, USA.
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