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records Let's Face The Music And Dance, It's Magic, In The Still Of The Night and I Can Dream, Can't I?, for Decca Records
in New York City, USA.
George Hamilton IV plays in Independence, Iowa, USA.
Sheryl Suzanne Crow is born in Kennett, Missouri, USA. She will find success as rock singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow
James Roberts is born in Hollis, Queens, New York City, USA. He will achieve success as Ed Lover
, rapper, actor, musician, radio personality and MTV VJ.
pays a visit to a dentist in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, to have two of his teeth crowned at a cost of $170.
record live versions of the songs Misery, Do You Want To Know A Secret and Please Please Me
for the BBC Radio show On The Scene at No1 Studio, BBC Piccadilly Theatre, Denman Street, London, England, UK, Europe.
by Kenny Ball
enters the UK pop singles chart at No25. It will peak at No17 in a six week run. The music is the theme to the Associated-Rediffusion series Crane, with Patrick Allen.
plays the eleventh of twelve nights at The Blue Dog Cellar, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis
opens for a two-week season at The Thunderbird Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, for a fee reported to be $9,500 per week.
makes her breakthough as an actress when the film Billy Liar
opens in the UK. Christie makes a significant impact in the role of Liz, one of Billy Liar's girlfriends. As well as appearing in many more movies, including Dr. Zhivago, Far From The Madding Crowd and The Go-Between. She will also inspire at least two songriters, appearing as Julie in The Kinks
' song Waterloo Sunset (1967) and taking centre stage in Brian Eno
's Julie With... (1977).
, a group including guitarist Neil Young
, play at West End Memorial Community Club, Winnipeg, Ontario, Canada.
Charlie Ventura is playing at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones
' second UK single, Poison Ivy / Fortune Teller, was scheduled for release on this date, but it was withdrawn.
And Paul Gonsalves record Perdido
, Stardust, Theme From Lord Of The Flies and other tracks at Van Gelder
Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The New York Times reports that folk singer Pete Seeger
has refused to sign a contract to appear on the tv show Hootenanny, because it includes a clause which requires him to furnish "a sworn affidavit as to his past and present affiliations, if any, with the Communist Party, and/or with the Communist front organizations".
registers copyright on two songs. First is Shirl Girl, co-written with Rudy Clark, and second is Dream Baby co-written with Arthur Resnick.
, Freddie Cannon, The Big Three, Mike Berry, John Leyton
and The Tornados appear on UK tv series Thank Your Lucky Stars, hosted by Brian Matthew.
Country music singer and recording artist Marion Worth
plays in Bakersfield, California, USA.
The musical comedy film Bye Bye Birdie
opens at cinemas in Sweden, Europe. The film, based on Elvis Presley
being drafted into the US Army, stars Janet Leigh and Dick Van Dyke, with Jesse Pearson as fictitious pop idol Conrad Birdie (a pun on Conway Twitty
), along with Ann-Margret and Bobby Rydell
. TV show host Ed Sullivan
appears as himself.
Stand-up comedian and recording artist Allan Sherman
appears as a guest on tonight's edition of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on tv in the USA.
The Detours play at The Oldfield Hotel, Greenford, London, England, UK, Europe. The group will find much greater success after they evolve to become The Who.