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Copies of The Beatles album Introducing The Beatles begin appearing in US record stores on Vee-Jay Records, despite that fact that Capitol Records and Vee-Jay are in dispute about rights to the material.
Bad weather in the Canary Islands delays Cliff Richard from completing the filming of his next movie, Wonderful Life.
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated play at The Cavern, Liverpool, UK.
Ben E. King begins his first UK visit, during which he will undertake tv and radio dates.
An album by The Beatles, entitled Die Zentrale Tanzchaffe Der Weltberuhmten Vier Aus Liverpool, is released in Germany, Europe, on Horzu Electrola Records.
The Kingston Trio release a new single, Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream, on Capitol Records in the USA.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, and The Paramounts
Tom Shipley plays at The Village Corner Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He will go on to greater success as one half of Brewer And Shipley.
Mississippi John Hurt spends the last of three days recording his LP Worried Blues with producer Pete Kuykendall in Wynwood Recording Studio, Falls Church, Virginia, USA.
The Searchers, Bobby Vee, Dusty Springfield, Big Dee Irwin, The Echoes and others play at The Gaumont, Doncaster, UK.
Peter And Gordon play at The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, UK.
Jazz vocalist and recording artist The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Star, Croydon, UK.
The Beatles single Roll Over Beethoven (written by Chuck Berry) is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
The Soul Agents play at Kimbells Ballroom, Osborne Road, Southsea, Hampshire, UK.
Like Dreamers Do by The Applejacks enters the UK's NME pop singles chart, where it will peak at No23 during a four-week stay. The song is written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
The New Stan Getz Quartet plays during a month of dates at The Caf
Charles Mingus plays in Wuppertal Town Hall, Wuppertal, Germany, Europe.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet records Tokyo Traffic for the album Jazz Impressions Of Japan, in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records.
Illinois Supreme Court unanimously affirms controversial comedian and recording artist Lenny Bruce's Gate of Horn obscenity conviction, resulting from his performance at The Gate Of Horn club in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays the eighth of nine nights at The Montreal Club, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
A new US tv rock show, Where TheAction Is, hosted by Dick Clark, has its first broadcast. Paul Revere And The Raiders are the regular band every week, and guests on this first episode include Jan And Dean performing Surf City. The theme song, Action, is performed by Freddy Cannon.
The Mojos play at The Britannia, Great Yarmouth, UK.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
Tommy Tucker, Christine Holmes, The Cherokees, Troy Dante And The Infernos, The Naturals and Wayne Gibson And The Dynamic Sounds appear on BBC2 tv show The Beat Room in the UK.
The Rolling Stones play the first of three nights in St George's Hall, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK.
Bobby Bare, with producer Chet Atkins, records When The Wind Blows In Chicago, Just To Satisfy You and The Careman, at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Players on the session are guitarists Chet Atkins, Waylon Jennings, Charlie McCoy, Jerry Shook and Jerry Reed, bassist Henry Strzelecki, drummer Kenneth Buttrey and keyboardists Jerry Smith and Floyd Cramer.
The Coasters record Wild One, Speedball and I Must Be Dreaming, for Atco Records in New York City, USA.
Paul Anka appears as the Mystery Guest on tv show What's My Line, in the USA.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Marquee, Wardour Street, Soho, London, UK.
The Squires, including Neil Young on lead guitar, play at River Heights Community Club, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Geordie Beat Show, a package tour featuring Manfred Mann, The Merseybeats, Joe Cocker and The McKinleys, plays at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK.
Peter And Gordon release a new single, I Don't Want To See You Again, in the USA on Capitol Records. The song is written by Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
The Geordie Beat Show, a package tour featuring Little Eva, Joe Cocker and The McKinleys, plays at The Odeon, Sheffield, UK.
Booker Ervin records the album The Space Book for Prestige Records in Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Who, billed as The High Numbers, play at The Wolsey Hall, Cheshunt, UK.
The Bill Evans Trio plays during twenty nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, with Oscar Brown Jr.
The current No1 album on the Billboard Chart in the USA is People by Barbra Streisand.
The Moody Blues release a new single, Go Now!, in the UK on Decca Records. The song is a cover version of a Bessie Banks original.
Joseph 'Run' Simmons, vocalist with Beach Boys play at the Njordhallen, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Alt-singer-songwriter Mark Lanegan is born in Ellensburg, Washington, USA.
The UK's current No1 single, I Feel Fine, by The Beatles is reported to have sold 800,000 copies to date.
The Beach Boys have a recording session in Western Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on Kiss Me Baby.
The first Motown Christmas Show continues in The Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, with the sixth day of a week of four live shows a day featuring The Miracles, Marvin Gaye and The Supremes.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, The Hollies, Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, The Fourmost, Tommy Quickly, The Rustiks, The Remo Four and Danny Williams appear in the fifth night of Gerry's Christmas Cracker at The Odeon, Liverpool, UK.