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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 musical Zizi is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
Nino Tempo records King Kong, Together and Carryin' A Torch, for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Chubby Checker signs a contract to appear on tv show Shindig! in the USA, for a fee of $155.
The Pretty Things play at The Corn Hall, King's Lynn, UK.
Jimmy Reed plays at the Public Hall, Wallington, UK, supported by The Herd (including Peter Frampton on guitar and vocals).
The Tridents, featuring future rock guitar hero Jeff Beck, play at the 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, UK.
Jim McCartney, widowed father of Paul McCartney of The Beatles, re-marries. His bride, Angela Williams, is a widow twenty years his junior. Paul attends the wedding.
Duke Ellington is presented with an honourary degree, Doctor Of Humanities, at Milton College, Milton Junction, Wisconsin, USA. In the evening, the Duke And His Orchestra play at Janesville High School Auditorium, Janesville, Wisconsin.
The Dave Clark Five play in the Opera House, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Who begin a residency at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe, which will establish the group as one of the most exciting bands in London.
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The Rolling Stones release a new EP (Extended player) entitled Il Disco Poker, on Decca Records in Italy, Europe, feraturing the songs Carol, I Just Want To Make Love To You, Tell Me and Route 66.
Tony Rombola, lead guitarist for the Boston-based heavy metal band Godsmack, is born in Norwood, Massachusetts, USA.
Elvis Presley completes filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis spends the second of three days filming for the teen-oriented movie Be My Guest, at Pinewood Studios in London, UK. Steve Marriott, later to find success with The Small Faces, appears as the film's co-star with David Hemmings. Also featured in the movie, which features a soundtrack written by Shel Talmy, are The Nashville Teens and The Niteshades.
Nigerian drummer Babatunde Olatunji and his group play the first of nine nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Sandie Shaw appears on UK tv pop show Scene At 6.30.
Blues pianist Buster Pickens dies aged 48 - shot dead during an argument in a bar in Houston, Texas, USA. Pickens was best known for his work accompanying Alger "Texas" Alexander and Lightnin' Hopkins.
The Moody Blues play at Battersea College of Technology, Battersea, London, UK.
The Hollies play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Dick Charlesworth's Big Blues With Bobby Breen play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Outsiders.
Marlene Dietrich is playing at The Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of three weeks.
Peter And Gordon play in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.