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The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
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.
Winifred Atwell, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Mills Brothers are playing during three weeks at The Venetian Room, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Folk-blues singer and banjo player Karen Dalton and Richard Tucker play at Gerde's Folk City in New York City, USA.
Billy Fury, The Tornados, Freddie And The Dreamers, Tommy Bruce, Mike Preston, Dickie Pride, Mike And Tony Nevitt and The Barron Knights play in a Sunday residency slot at The Britannia Theatre, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe.
While Sam And Dave are in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, to play a gig, a bomb placed by the Ku Klux Klan blows apart the 16th Street Baptist Church, killing four black schoolgirls. In 1964, Joan Baez will record Birmingham Sunday, written by Richard Farina, about the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. The song will play a key role in the eventual prosecution of the bombers. The incident will also inspire Nina Simone to write her first civil rights song, Mississippi Goddam, because she "suddenly realised what it was to be black in America in 1963." John Coltrane will record his eulogy, Alabama, two months after the event.
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Rich young Baltimore, Maryland, USA, farmer William Zantzinger is jailed for just six months for the murder of Hattie Carroll, a black barmaid. Zantzinger struck her with a walking cane and she died later the same day. When Bob Dylan reads news reports of the killing, he is so angered that he writes his song The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll.
King Curtis plays the tenth night of two weeks of shows at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Sam Cooke, Dion, Bobby Blue Bland, Little Willie John, Baby Washington, The Tymes, The King Pins, Freddie Scott, Gorgeous George and Joe Scott And His Orchestra play at Sulphur Dell Ball Park, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
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The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Susan Maughan play in The Great Pop Prom, at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Chad Mitchell Trio plays at St John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New Jersey, USA.
Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Tommy Roe, The Fourmost, Tommy Quickly, Heinz And The Saints, The Dennisons and Johnny Sandon And The Remo Four play at The Odeon, Colchester, England, UK, Europe.
Connie Francis makes an appearance on tv's Ed Sullivan Show, in New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand and Liberace play in The South Shore Room, Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Merseybeats play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Pitney plays the second of two nights at the Shell House, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Roy Orbison plays at The Gaumont, Hanley, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Searchers, Bob Luman, Freddie And The Dreamers, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, The Sons Of The Piltdown Men, Cherry Roland and Gary And Lee.
Oliver G. Wallace, who composed music for many Disney films, including Dumbo and Peter Pan, dies aged 76 in hospital in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Vera Lynne, Mark Wynter, The Springfields and Bob Miller And The Millermen play at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.