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Forrest Tucker stars in the stage musical The Music Man at The Garden Court Dinner Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Beatles play at The Town Hall, High St, Dingwall, Ross And Cromarty, Scotland, UK, Europe.
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Bobby Vee records Charms at United Recording Studios, Hollywood, California, USA.
It is reported that comedian-singer Brother Dave Gardner has obtained a restraining order in the District Court, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA, preventing RCA Victor Records from selling the album All Seriousness Aside. Gardner claims that the album has been assembled by RCA using unauthorised live night club performances. The restraining order is part of a $3.5m case Gardner has launched against RCA.
Accordionist and singer Dick Contino is playing at Ray's Supper Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Celebrated jazz musicians Eric Dolphy, Jim Hall, Gary McFarland and others record Milesign, Milano and Grand Encounter for the Orchestra USA album Debut! on Colpix Records at Atlantic Recording Studios in New York City, USA.
The Barron Knights play at The Pavilion, Banham, England, UK, Europe.
Homer And Jethro and Jennie Smith are the musical guests on The Steve Allen Playhouse tv show, live from the St. Paul Winter Carnival.
Rose Maddox is playing during two weeks at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
A new company, Northern Songs, is set up by music publisher Dick James to 'look after' the songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
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Chubby Checker makes a guest appearance on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Be-bop jazz pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi and saxophonist Charlie Mariano record the album East And West for RCA Japan in Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Bobby Vinton performs Over The Mountain on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Lesley Gore releases her first major hit single, It's My Party, on Mercury Records in the USA.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick opens at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
A British Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single From Me To You by The Beatles.
Jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges records Tangerine and I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart, in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Bill Evans records Spartacus and Blue Monk for his Verve Records LP Conversations With Myself, in New York City, USA. The album uses what was then a controversial method of recording, by overdubbing three different yet corresponding piano tracks for each song.
Bayley Alexander Cooke is born in Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as Blaze Bayley, vocalist of Wolfsbane and Iron Maiden.
Karl Denver releases a new single, Indian Love Call, on Decca Records in the UK.
Sarah Vaughan records These Foolish Things, The Man I Love and other tracks at United Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Roulette Records.
The Hollies play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Journeymen, including John Phillips, later to lead The Mamas And The Papas, are playing during two weeks at The Shadows, Washington, D.C., USA, with comedian Bill Cosby as their supporting act. The Journeymen also include Scott McKenzie, who will enjoy a No1 hit single with San Francisco (Wear Flowers In Your Hair).
Easier Said Than Done by The Essex reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the fourth night of a week at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Dean Martin record The Oldest Established and Fugue For Tinhorns in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Reprise Records.
Brian Poole And The Tremeloes are guests on the BBC radio show Pop Go The Beatles, in the UK.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single In Dreams by Roy Orbison.
The Carter Family play in Yuma, Nebraska, USA.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet plays at The Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
Little Stevie Wonder plays at the Pacific National Exhibition Dance Party in the Garden Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Cyril Davies All-Stars play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Folk-oriented trio The Big Three appear on tv's Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, in New York City, USA. One of the group's singers, Cass Elliott, will find greater fame as Mama Cass of The Mamas And The Papas.
A season of gigs by The Miles Davis Quintet at The Jazz Workshop, San Francisco, California, USA, is brought to an end when police shut the club down for "employing a minor" - the Quintet's drummer Tony Williams.
The front cover of today's edition of UK pop weekly Melody Maker reveals details of the recent breakup of successful trio The Springfields (featuring Dusty Springfield).
The Beach Boys release their fourth album, Little Deuce Coupe, on Capitol Records in the USA.
The New Christy Minstrels, Addiss And Crofut, Mike Settle, Stu Ramsey and Joe And Eddie are the musical guests on tonight's edition of Hootenanny on ABC-tv in the USA.
The Greatest Record Show Of 1963, starring Brook Benton, Dion, Trini Lopez, Timi Yuro, Lesley Gore and The Ken Thorne Orchestra plays at The Odeon, Lewisham, England, UK, Europe.
Rufus Thomas enters Billboard magazine's Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Walkin' The Dog.
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An R'n'B Marathon Night at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, is headlined by The Big Three and The Merseybeats.
Billy Fury plays at The Gaumont Theatre, Taunton, England, UK, Europe.
Having dropped from the top spot for seven weeks, She Loves You by The Beatles returns to No1 in the UK pop singles chart for a further two weeks.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at Edwina's, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Peter, Paul And Mary play at The Boys' Club of America, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA.
Jimmy Powell And The Five Dimensions, with vocalist Rod Stewart, play at Ken Colyer's Studio 51, Great Newport Street, London, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows star in a pre-recorded hour-long ATV tv special, Sounds And Sweet Airs, with guest Frank Ifield. John Rostill, who had replaced Shadows' bassist Licorice Locking, makes his public debut with Cliff and The Shadows on this show. The show is transmitted today but Cliff Richard, meanwhile, is in the Canary Islands on holiday.
Talk Back Trembling Lips gives Johnny Tillotson his tenth of fourteen Billboard Top 40 hit singles in the USA when it peaks at No7 during a ten-week stay.
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