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A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single The Young Ones by Cliff Richard and The Shadows.
The Willis Brothers are playing in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.
The Supremes release a new single, My Heart Can't Take It No More, in the USA.
Frank Sinatra appears as a guest on tv's Stan Freberg Show in the USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the second of nine days at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Van Halen family leave Holland, Europe, to begin a new life in America. Their son Eddie Van Halen will do rather well for himself.
Elvis Presley buys a fourteen-karat gold diamond tie tack from Harry Levitch Jewellers in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Brenda Lee plays the eighth of ten nights at The Deauville Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA.
Elvis Presley flies from Los Angeles to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, where he will shortly begin filming his next movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!
Brenda Lee and Gene Vincent play at the City Hall, Birmingham, UK.
Folk singer Odetta spends the second of two days recording the LP Odetta And The Blues for Riverside Records in Plaza Sound Studios, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA. The album includes the tracks Hard, Oh Lord, Believe I'll Go, Oh, Papa, How Long Blues, Hogan's Alley, Leavin' This Morning, Oh, My Babe, Yonder Comes the Blues, Make Me a Pallet on the Floor, Weeping Willow Blues, Go Down, Sunshine and Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out.
The Osmond Brothers make their tv debut in tv show Disneyland After Dark in the USA.
Helen Shapiro plays at the The Gaumont, Salisbury, with The Four Jays, The Brook Brothers, The Swinging Red Price Band, The Dale Sisters, Colin Day and emcee Dave Allen.
James O'Gwynn records Losing Game, Two Little Hearts, If I Never Get To Heaven and The Way That You're Living with producer Shelby Singleton in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Guitarists on the session are Kelso Herston, Harold Bradley and Jerry Kennedy.
Neil Sedaka plays the first of seven nights at The Forty Thieves Lounge, Bermuda.
Paul Anka plays the sixth of seven nights at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming studio scenes for his latest movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cliff Richard releases a new double A-side single, I'm Looking Out The Window / Do You Wanna Dance, in the UK on Columbia Records. (1962)
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars play at The Colston Hall, Bristol, UK, supported by Gerry Brown's Jazzmen.
Neil Sedaka plays the last of fifteen nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jeff Jacobs, who will play keyboards with Foreigner, Billy Joel and others, is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Helen Shapiro plays the twelfth night of two weeks at The Palladium, London, UK.
Carl Perkins plays the first of fifteen nights at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Shirley Bassey plays at The Astoria, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
In the Supreme Court, New York City, USA, defendants Gladys Music, Inc., Elvis Presley Music, Inc., and Radio Corporation of America [RCA] move to have the copyright case over the song Good Luck Charm, which has been brought against them by songwriters Aaron Schroeder and Wally Gold, dismissed. The court decides in favour of the defendants.
The Dudley Moore Trio plays at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK.
Shelley Fabares performs Johnny Angel on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Having spent some time in Los Angeles, California, Elvis Presley now returns home to Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Marty Robbins records Lovely Hula Hands, The Night I Came Ashore and Echo Island, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Music Hall, Shrewsbury, UK.
Chubby Checker plays the second night of a week of shows at The Frolics Club, SalisburyBeach, New Jersey, USA.
Liverpool-born Frankie Vaughan begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, UK.
Brenda Lee plays at The Concord Hotel, Lake Kiamesha, New York State, USA.
Art Farmer And The Orchestra record My Romance, in New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.
Jim Stewart, co-owner of Stax Records of Memphis, Tennessee, USA, hears a young vocalist, Otis Redding, sing These Arms Of Mine, and resolves to sign him to the label.
Jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges records the Duke Ellington tune Guitar Amour in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Liverpool, UK's Merseybeat newspaper reports that The Beatles are finding a wider audience, via bookings in parts of England as far afield as Manchester, Swindon, Rhyl, Crewe, Chester and Warrington.
The Beatles play a lunchtime session at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, followed by an evening gig at The Rialto Ballroom, Toxteth, Liverpool.
Popular jazz vocalist Shirley Horn records Do It Again and Love For Sale, for Mercury Records in New York City, USA.
Lloyd Price plays the fourth of ten nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Johnny And The Jokers record Where Did My Baby Go and I Know for Beltone Records in the USA.
The Oscar Peterson Trio record Tangerine, Waltz For Debby and other tracks for Verve Records in Chicago, Illinois.
Bill Haley And His Comets continue with a lengthy season at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Jazz guitar virtuoso Charlie Byrd records Ho-Ba-La-La, You And I, and other tracks at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at the Woodstock Hotel, North Cheam, Surrey, UK.
John Lee Hooker, T-bone Walker, Willie Dixon, Helen Humes, Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee and others play in The American Folk Blues Festival in The Kongresssaal, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Monster Mash by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt Kickers reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rebels re-release their 1960 instrumental single, Wild Weekend, on Swan Records in the USA. It will peak at No8 on the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart.
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