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The highest new entry in Cashbox
magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is No Arms Can Ever Hold You by The Bachelors
, entering at No80.
Popular trumpet star Al Hirt
plays at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Noel Harrison and jazz vocalist Dorothy Mazukaand appear on the UK tv show That's For Me.
UK tailoring trade magazine The Tailor And Cutter publishes an appeal to The Rolling Stones
that they should wear ties, in order to help reverse the decline in the tie manufacturing industry.
releases her first two LPs on Decca Records
on the same day. One is Come My Way, which features only folk songs. The other is the more pop-oriented Marianne Faithfull.
The Rolling Stones
begin their third North American tour with a show at The Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal, Canada.
Bianca Halstead is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. Under the name Bianca Butthole
, she will find acclaim as the singer and bassist for two bands, Betty Blowtorch and Butt Trumpet.
At the age of 19, Liza Minnelli
gets her first starring role, in the Broadway
musical Flora, the Red Menace, written by composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb.
UK music newspaper Melody Maker
reports that The Who
are unhappy with the material they have recorded so far for their debut album and are consequently changing their style from R'n'B to hard pop.
play at Mecca Dancing, The Carlton, Rochdale, Lancashire, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones
fly to Oslo, Norway, Europe, to begin a Scandinavian tour.
set up their own music publishing company, Gralto Ltd, through Dick James Music in the UK.
An early line-up of Pink Floyd
appears at the Melody Maker
National Beat Contest, Wimbledon Palais, London, and also at the Beat Contest, The Country Club, Belsize Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
TV rock show Where The Action in the USA Is features James Brown
performing Out of Sight; Jody Miller
performing Silver Threads And Golden Needles; Steve Alaimo performing It's Not Unusual.
The movie Von Ryan’s Express starring Frank Sinatra
oepns at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
UK soul/r'n'b band Cliff Bennett
And The Rebel Rousers record Waitin' At The Station at Abbey Road
, London, England, UK.
The New KB Band plays at The Kinema Ballroom
, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK, supported by The Red Hawks.
Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Stormsville Shakers play at
And The Blue Flames play at The Town Hall, Cheltenham, England, UK.