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The Beach Boys play at The International Amphitheater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Another Beatles Christmas Show continues at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK. The Show also features Freddie And The Dreamers, Sounds Incorporated, The Yardbirds and Elkie Brooks.
Toni Halliday, vocalist of UK band Curve, is born in Parsons Green, London, UK.
The Bill Evans Trio record the album Trio 65 for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Perry Como records the Willie Nelson composition My Own Peculiar Way in RCA Victor's 'Nashville Sound' Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. At the same session he also records I Really Don't Want To Know.
Adam Faith and Sandie Shaw play at The Granada, Bedford, UK.
A new radio station, WLVP, begins in Franklin, New Jersey, USA, with a format of country and gospel music.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play at The Glenwood Community Club, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
The Who play at The Trade Union Hall, Watford, UK.
Folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, march and sing at the Selma-to-Montgomery march for civil rights in Alabama, USA.
French singing idol Johnny Hallyday marries singer Sylvie Vartan in Loconville, France, Europe. They will become France's 'Golden Couple' of the era.
The Beach Boys new single, Help Me Rhonda, on Capitol Records, enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1.
The Moody Blues play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
The Beach Boys play at The Civic Centre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Quartette Tres Bien records A Taste Of Honey and Summertime for Decca Records in Technosonic Studio Inc, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The track will appear on their LP Stepping Out! The Exciting Piano Rhythms Of The Quartette Tres Bien.
The Beatles begin three days of filming a battlefield sequence for their second feature film, Help!, at Knighton Down, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, UK.
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Jackie De Shannon is awarded the status of Queen Of The Junior United Nations Organisation in the USA.
John Coltrane opens at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
Country music guitarist Doc Watson and The Danny Kalb Quartet [later known as The Blues Project] play the eighth of fifteen nights at The Gaslight Cafe, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Yardbirds play in The Assembly Rooms, Wick, Scotland, UK.
Lightnin' Hopkins and The Rising Sons play at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Paul Desmond - Jim Hall Quartet records I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face and other tracks for RCA Records in New York City, USA.
Fifties rock'n'roll hitmaker Dion records a version of the Bob Dylan song It's All Over Now, Baby Blue, in Columbia Studio A, New York City, USA.
The Dave Clark Five play at The Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Principal photography on the next Elvis Presley movie, Frankie And Johnny, continues at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bing Crosby writes to Elvis Presley's manager, Col Tom Parker, thanking him for Presley's recording of the Crosby hit White Christmas.
Joe Brown And His Bruvvers are playing at Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
The Brogues record Someday and But Now I Find, at Coast Recorders, San Francisco, California, USA, for Hush/Twilight Records.
Doris Troy plays at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK.
Johnny Stuart And His Band play at The Hermitage Ballroom, Hitching, Hertfordshire, UK. The show also features "glamourous vocalist" Cole Roberts.
The Vatican's weekly magazine, published in Rome, Italy, Europe, compliments American MOR pop crooner Pat Boone on the dignity of his private life, and adds, "It even pleased us, the way you sing. No shouting, no facial gestures, no contortions…"
Judy Garland flies from Los Angeles, California, USA, to New York City, USA, and checks in at the Regency Hotel, where she is interviewed by Leonard Harris of the New York World-Telegram And Sun.
Billboard magazine in the USA reviews the latest Bob Dylan single, Like A Rolling Stone, particularly noting its length - six minutes - and musing on whether the era of the two-minute-long pop single is now over.
King Curtis, with Cornell Dupree on guitar, records Spanish Harlem for Atco Records in New York City, USA.
Sandie Shaw plays at The Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK, supported by The Red Hawks.
Herman's Hermits play at D.U. Stadium, Denver, Colorado, USA. During the show, Herman is dubbed an honorary American by local celebrity King George of KBTR Radio.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Gene Vincent and Karl Denver play at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
The Standells appear on the KCOP-tv show Hollywood Discotheque, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Frankie Randall opens for three weeks at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Frank Sinatra, Joey Heatherton and Diahann Carroll are the guests on tonight's edition of the Dean Martin Sow, recorded in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Il Silenzio by Nini Rosso reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
The Yardbirds appear on UK tv show Scene At 6.30.
Goldie And The Gingerbreads play at The Top Hat, Littlehampton, England, UK.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Billy Joe Royal performing Down Tn The Boondocks and The Ikettes performing Peaches N' Cream.
The Swingle Singers play at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Yesterday by The Beatles returns to No1 in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, having been briefly deposed by The Toys with A Lover's Concerto.
The Beatles are in Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, recording What Goes On, a song they'd written two years earlier. On the same day, Marianne Faithfull enters the UK singles chart with Yesterday, written by Paul McCartney of The Beatles. Her version will peak at No36.
Bob Dylan plays at the Music Hall, Cleveland, Ohio.