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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 stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
The 4th National Jazz and Blues Festival - a three day event - begins in Richmond, Surrey, UK, with The Rolling Stones topping the bill on the first night. Other acts appearing over the weekend include Mose Allison, The Yardbirds and The Graham Bond Organisation. One of the supporting bands, Nightshift, features an up and coming guitarist named Jeff Beck.
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Sandie Shaw and The Settlers appear on UK tv show The Five O'Clock Club.
The Humphrey Lyttelton Fifteen appears on the BBC 2 tv jazz series Jazz 625, in the UK.
The Chevelles present Robert And Johnny, Lil' Ray, The Blendells and Mark And The Escorts at Belair Rollerdrome, 8252 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Herman's Hermits release their debut single, I'm Into Something Good, in the UK. It will reach No1 in the pop singles chart.
The Tommy Flanagan Trio records Anything I Do for Impulse! Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Top Ten Records played on K-BOX Radio, Dallas, Texas, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :
1. Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes.
2. G.T.O. - Ronnie And The Daytonas
3. Everybody Loves Somebody - Dean Martin
4. A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
5. House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals
6. I'm Into Something Good - Earl Jean
7. Rag Doll - The Four Seasons
8. C'Mon And Swim - Bobby Freeman
9. Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl - Patty And The Emblems
10. She's The One - The Chartbusters.
The Duke Ellington Orchestra and The Serendipity Singers play the first night of a week at Freedomland Amusement Park, The Bronx, New York City, USA.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at The Marquee Club, Wardour Street, Soho, London, UK.
Johnny Cash plays the first of two days at The Terrace Ballroom, The Lagoon, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Time magazine in America dismisses The Beatles movie, A Hard Day's Night, as rubbish which should be avoided at all costs.
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The Rolling Stones appear live on UK tv show Ready Steady Go!, in London, UK, to promote their new single, It's All Over Now. Cilla Black, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, Kenny Lynch and The Nashville Teens appear in the same edition.
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The Soul Agents play at The Riverboat Shuffle, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK.
Ian Dench, guitarist of 90s band EMF is born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK.
Sam Cooke has a recording session at RCA Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the song Cousin Of Mine.
Jazz vibraphone player Milt Jackson records I Love You in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Impulse Records.
Folk-blues duo The New Strangers record Alberta for Folklore Records in New York City, USA. The song will appear on the album Meet The New Strangers!
The Mariposa Folk Festival, a three-day event, begins in Maple Leaf Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Artists appearing over the course of the event include The Rev. Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, Gordon Lightfoot, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Tom Kines, Jacqueline And Bridie and others. On her way to perform at this event, Joni Mitchell composes her first song, Day After Day.
Federico De Caroli is born in Savona, Liguria, Italy, Europe. He will find success under the name Deca as an electronic-avant garde composer.