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A new Aston Martin DB5 is delivered to George Harrison of The Beatles at his Kinfauns estate, Claremount Park, Surrey, UK. The delivery is made by Brydor Cars, a company owned by the band's manager Brian Epstein.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is Tell Her No by The Zombies, entering at No62.
The final night of The Christmas Pantomime at The Odeon, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, features the My Boy Lollipop girl Millie Small, plus Jess Conrad, Jimmy Wheeler and Des Lane.
George Hamilton, Nancy Ames, The Supremes, Shirley Ellis, The Hullabaloos, Ulett And Hendra and The Back Porch Majority appear on tv show Hullaballoo in the USA.
The Squires, featuring Neil Young, play at the Glenwood Community Club, Winnipeg, Canada.
Millie leaves the UK to begin a world tour that will take in Europe, The Far East, Australia and America.
Adam Faith releases a new EP, A Message To Martha From Adam, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Although still having not released any records, Donovan plays live for the second time on this night's edition of UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go!.
The Yardbirds play at The Grosvenor Ballroom, Borough Assembly Hall, Aylesbury, UK.
The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein signs The Silkie to a NEMS management contract, securing the quartet a recording contract with Philips.
Having completed filming for their second film, Help!, provisionally titled Eight Arms To Hold You, The Beatles fly from Salzburg, Austria, Europe, to London, UK.
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Bob Dylan plays two shows in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA, with Joan Baez.
The Newbeats and The Dixie Cups play at The University Of Puget Sound Fieldhouse, Tacoma, Washington, USA.
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Roger Miller arrives in London, England, UK, for a promotional visit to the UK.
At a gig in The Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Bruce Johnston replaces Glen Campbell as bassist in The Beach Boys.
The Rolling Stones play at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with The Paupers, Jon And Lee and The Checkmates and others.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is Do The Freddie by Freddie And The Dreamers, entering at No59.
The Rolling Stones play at The Jack Russell Stadium, Clearwater, Florida, USA. On the same day, Keith Richards tapes the guitar lick which will be used in (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction.
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Rick and The Ravens, a group including Ray Manzarek, later to play for The Doors, plays the first of two weekend shows at Turkey Joint West, Santa Monica, California, USA.
Country music guitarist Doc Watson and The Danny Kalb Quartet [later known as The Blues Project] play the thirteenth of fifteen nights at The Gaslight Cafe, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Jay And The Americans release a new single, Cara Mia, in the USA on United Artists Records. It will peak at No3 in the singles chart.
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Cilla Black plays the second night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, UK.
Jimmy Gilmer And The Fireballs, Chad And Jeremy and The Moonrakers play in the 5th Annual KIM Appreciation Day show at Elitch Gardens, West Highland, Denver, Colorado, USA.
The Everly Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, Sandie Shaw, Billy Preston, Glen Campbell and Clydie King appear on tv pop show Shindig! in the USA.
Fats Domino is playing at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The album, Getz/Gilberto by Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto, is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Sandie Shaw plays the fifth night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, UK.
In London, England, UK, The Rolling Stones record a live session for the BBC Radio show Woman's Hour.
Maynard Ferguson plays at St. John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New Jersey, USA.
Jefferson Airplane is formed in San Francisco, California, USA, by singer Marty Balin, who wants a band to play at the opening of his new club, The Matrix, in August.
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The album Beatles VI by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Billboard Albums Chart in the USA for the first of six weeks.
Lonnie Donegan plays at The Aquarium, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
The Beatles play at the Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USA.
Janis Joplin, living at home with her parents in Port Arthur, Texas, USA, writes a letter to her boyfriend, Peter De Blanc, in New York City, USA. She writes, "I've been thinking fondly of you. It surely will be nice when we can get married. It's going to be great!"
The Mark Five play at The Gun Tavern, Croydon, England, UK.
Lou Johnson, Sonny Childe And The TNT, The Loose Ends and Duke Lee play at El Partido, Lewisham, England, UK.
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
The Hollies, with producer Ron Richards, record Stewball and She Gives Me Everything I Want for their fourth album, Would You Believe, at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK.
Wayne Fontana denies rumours that he and his group The Mindbenders are splitting up.
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Jonathan King, Dana Gillespie, Hedgehoppers Anonymous, Alan David, Nita Rossi, Ronnie Jones and The Preachers make an afternoon appearance at the Radio London Club in The Marquee, London, England, UK. In the evening, the same line-up plays at The Palais, Wimbledon, London, England, UK.
Donovan, Herman's Hermits, Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders and The Alan Price Combo appear on UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go!
The Stormsville Shakers play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Fugs play at The Bowery Poets Co-op, New York City, USA. The event, a benefit for The Fugs' Cross Country Vietnam Protest Car avan, is billed as "The Fugs In A Fugathon – dancing, freaking, singing, group-gropes".
The Stormsville Shakers play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single Tears by Liverpool singer/comedian Ken Dodd.
The Beatles attend a party in 3a Seymour Walk, London, the home of composer Lionel Bart, to celebrate the premiere of his musical Twang!
Calne-based band The Pack play an Arts College-organised gig in the Town Hall, Swindon, supported by Black Souls.