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The Beatles make their first Top 50 singles chart entry in the USA, when I Want To Hold Your Hand enters at No45.
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Louis Jordan and The Kirby Stone Four are the guests on tonight's edition of The Judy Garland Show on tv in the USA.
Jazz pianist Hampton Hawes records The Green Leaves Of Summer, The More I See You and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Contemporary Records.
Cal Tjader plays the first night of a thirteen-night booking at Off Broadway, a night club located at 1024 Kearney Street, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bob Dylan performs The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll live on tv's Steve Allen Show in KFMB Studios, San Diego, California, USA.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Rialto, York, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, Bern Elliott And The Fenmen, and The Paramounts
Herman's Hermits play at The Cavern, Liverpool, UK.
The Beatles single, Can't Buy Me Love, is released in Germany, Europe, on Odeon Records.
Popular German band The Rattles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Gene Vincent And The Shouts record Slippin' And Slidin', Private Detective, Shimmy Shammy Shingle, Long Tall Sally and Good Golly Miss Molly, for Columbia Records in Olympic Studios, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at The Locarno, Coventry, supported by The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant, The Caravelles and Tony Marsh.
Mance Lipscomb records the album Texas Songster Volume 2 for Arhoolie Records in Berkeley, California, USA.
The Tubby Hayes Quintet appears on the BBC 2 tv jazz series Jazz 625, in the UK.
Under the headline, The Rolling Stones Gather No Lunch, UK newspaper The Daily Express reveals that the group was recently refused service at the Strand Hotel, Bristol, England, UK, Europe, for not wearing ties. "But ties would get in the soup," observes vocalist Mick Jagger.
The Yardbirds, featuring Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at the Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, London, UK.
Someone by Brian Poole And The Tremeloes enters the UK's NME Top 30 pop singles chart where it will peak at No2, during a thirteen week run.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at The Capitol, Aberdeen, Scotland, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh.
A short-lived pirate radio station, Radio Atlanta, begins broadcasting in the UK based on a ship off the Essex coast. After two months on the air it will be absorbed by Radio Caroline and re-brand itself as Radio Caroline South.
Manfred Mann spend the first of two days recording Do Wah Diddy Diddy at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
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Manfred Mann play at The Athletic Club, Richmond, UK.
The Who play at The Railway Hotel, Harrow And Wealdstone, UK.
The Rolling Stones spend the fifth of nine days doing demo recording sessions at Regent Sound Studios, London, UK.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles, on the basis of advance orders.
Teen movie Ride The Wild Surf is released in the USA, with a title song by surf duo Jan And Dean.
Buck Owens And His Buckaroos play the last night of a week at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Cliff Richard is in Columbia Studios, New York City, USA, recording Everybody Needs Somebody To Love, Through The Eye Of A Needle and Look In My Eyes Maria.
Jazz drummer Tony Williams records Two Pieces Of One: Green, Two Pieces Of One: Red and Tomorrow Afternoon for Blue Note Records at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Who play at The Railway Hotel, Harrow, London, UK.
Aasmund Nordstoga is born in Vinje, Telemark, Norway, Europe. He will find success as a contemporary folk singer/songwriter, making his solo album debut in 2009.
From their chartered plane 23,000 feet above Kansas, USA, en route to Cincinnati, The Beatles transmit thank-you messages to guests at a Melody Maker awards lunch in London, UK.
The Astrals play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The government of Indonesia bans Beatles-styled haircuts. The Beatles are regarded as ambassadors of Western Decadence and improper moral values.
The Applejacks play at The Top Rank, Newcastle, UK.
The Animals and Dionne Warwick appear on tv show Ready, Steady, Go!, in London, UK.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays the second of five days at The Fair, Tupelo, Mississippi, USA.
Del Shannon releases a new single, Do You Want To Dance, in the UK.
Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Muddy Waters And His Blues Band featuring Otis Spann play the third of six nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Pretty Things play at The Elizabethan, Nottingham, UK.
Howlin' Wolf, backed by The Chris Barber Band, heads 'An Evening With The Blues' at The Marquee Club, London, UK. Also on the bill are Hubert Sumlin, Long John Baldry and Rod Stewart.
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Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play the second of two nights at The Standish Hall Hotel, Hull, Quebec, Canada.
Frank Sinatra continues with his current season of shows at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
A UK package tour featuring Gerry And The Pacemakers, Gene Pitney, The Kinks and Marianne Faithfull arrives at The Futurist Theatre, Foreshore Road, South Bay, Scarborough. Also on the bill are The Manish Boys, with Davie Jones (David Bowie) on vocals.
Count Basie, Sammy Davis Jr. and Charles Boyet appear on The Jimmy Dean Show on ABC-tv in the USA.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play in Gravesend, Kent, UK, Europe
The Ramsey Lewis Trio record the LP You Better Believe Me, featuring vocalist Jean DuShon on six tracks, for Argo Records at Universal Recording Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A riot breaks out at a show by The Wailing Wailers at The Ward Theatre, Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean. The band will rise to international success in the 70s as Bob Marley And The Wailers.
Frank Ifield plays the first of six nights at The Odeon, Birmingham, UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows continue with their Christmas season in the pantomime Aladdin, at The London Palladium, London, UK.