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The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, featuring Butterfield on vocals and harmonica, Michael Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop on guitars, Mark Naftalin on organ, Jerome Arnold and bass and Sam Lay on drums, is playing during a month of live shows at The Unicorn, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Ketty Lester plays during two weeks at Annie's Room, London, England, UK, Europe.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
Paul Anka is playing during a two-week stay at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The musical Anya is performed at The Ziegfield Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just two weeks.
Judy Garland is playing during a two-week engagement at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, backed by the 30-piece Louis Basil orchestra. She is paid $50,000 per week.
Connie Haines opens for two weeks at the ACT IV Restaurant-Supper Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The McCoys arrive in London, England, UK, Europe, for a promotional visit.
Simon Dupree And The Big Sound play at The Birdcage, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
John Joseph Theodore Rzeznik is born in Buffalo, New York State, USA. He will find success as Johnny Rzeznik, guitarist and vocalist of the Goo Goo Dolls.
The Beatles play at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Moody Blues, The Paramounts, Beryl Marsden, Steve Aldo, The Koobas and The Marionettes.
TV show The Bell Telephone Hour in the USA transmits an all-star tribute to the songwriter Harold Arlen, with performances by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Dina Shore, Leslie Uggams, Gordon MacRae and Arlen himself.
The soundtrack LP to the movie The Pink Panther by Henry Mancini is certified gold by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Jazz trumpeter Ruby Braff plays in a Tribute To Harold (Shorty) Baker concert at Luigi's, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Who play at the White Lion, Edgeware, London, England, UK, Europe. (Some listings also show them as having played at The Marquee on this date, supported by The Boys.)
Billy Adams and Dane Stinit record Ghost Of Mary Lou and Empire in Sam Phillips Recording Studio, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The tracks are produced and engineered by Phillips.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play the last of three nights at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Animals begin a two-week radio and TV promotion tour of the UK.
Peter And Gordon begin a week of shows at The Fiesta, Stockton, England, UK, Europe
The Theater of Eternal Music led by La Monte Young plays at The Cinematheque, New York City, USA. John Cale, later to find success with The Velvet Underground, is among the musicians performing at this show.
Koko Taylor records Wang Dang Doodle for Checker Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The track is produced by its composer, Willie Dixon, and features Buddy Guy on guitar and Gene Barge (aka Daddy G) on sax.
Jazz pianist and vocalist Shirley Horn plays at the Madison Club, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Tom Jones performs Thunderball on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA. Also on the same show, Martha And The Vandellas perform Dancing In The Street.
The Rolling Stones tour of the USA ends with two shows in California on one day. In the afternoon, they play at the Convention Hall, San Diego, California, USA. In the evening, they play at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.
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Bobby Lord plays at the Grand Opening Show at Karbe's, Harrison, Arkansas, USA.
The Beatles release a new EP (Japanese EP No6) including the tracks Help!, Ticket To Ride, I'm Down and Dizzy Miss Lizzy in Japan, Asia, on Odeon Records.
The Top 10 Singles for Radio 4BC-Brisbane, in Australia for this week are as follows :


2. A Lover's Concerto - The Toys

3. The Carnival Is Over - The Seekers

4. In The Midnight Hour - Ray Brown And The Whispers

5. Sing C'est La Vie - Sonny And Cher

6. Que Sera,Sera (Whatever Will Be,Will Be) - Normie Rowe And The Playboys

7. Little Boy Sad - M.P.D. Limited

8. Yesterday - The Beatles

9. Treat Her Right - Roy Head

10. It's Good News Week - Hedgehoppers Anonymous

Bob Dylan plays at the Masonic Memorial Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA. In the afternoon, he is photographed outside the City Lights bookshop as part of a gathering of modern poets, including Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Harold Richardson, reckoned to be one of the greatest vocalists in the Jamaican Mento style, dies.
Golden Earring play at The Casino, Scheveningen, Netherlands, Europe.
The Honeycombs play at The London Palladium, London, England, UK, Europe.
Joe McDonald and others play at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA. Joe will find global fame as Country Joe McDonald.
The Small Faces play in the De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Bud And Travis come to the end of a brief season of gigs at The Troubadour, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Keith Jarrett plays at The Five Spot Café, New York City, USA.