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The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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 musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Roy Acuff is undertaking a one-month tour of Spain, Europe, and Morocco, Africa, where he is performing for American troops, sponsored by the United Service Organizations.
Sarah Vaughan is playing during a three-week engagement at the My Fair Lady club in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Paul Anka is playing throughout Christmas and New Year at The Caribe Room, Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
The Willis Brothers are playing during a week of shows at The Showboat, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Cannonball Adderley is playing during a two-week engagement at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Jay And The Americans release a new single, She Cried, on United Artists Records in the USA. The track is produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Guy Pratt is born in London, UK, the son of actor Mike Pratt. Guy will become a well-known session bassist, working with Pink Floyd, Kirsty MacColl, The Smiths, Madonna, Robbie Robertson, Roxy Music, Michael Jackson and others.
Davy Jones, later to find fame as one of The Monkees, appears in an episode of UK tv series Z Cars entitled Four Of A Kind, playing the part of Willie Thatcher.
Davy Jones, later to find fame as one of The Monkees, appears in an episode of UK tv series Z Cars entitled Four Of A Kind, playing the part of Willie Thatcher.
Flatt And Scruggs are playing in Clinton, Arkansas, USA.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Johnny Sandon and The Searchers.
Guy Pratt is born in London, UK, the son of actor Mike Pratt. Guy will become a well-known session bassist, working with Pink Floyd, Kirsty MacColl, The Smiths, Madonna, Robbie Robertson, Roxy Music, Michael Jackson and others.
The Beatles play an evening gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Johnny Sandon And The Searchers.
Jay And The Americans release a new single, She Cried, on United Artists Records in the USA. The track is produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
The Horace Silver Quintet is playing during a two-week engagement at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA.
The Bud Powell Trio plays in Lausanne, Switzerland, Europe.
Dave Brubeck records Vento Fresco, Lamento and other tracks, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the the second night of a week at the Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
European radio station Radio Luxembourg broadcasts The Sound Of Fury - a show featuring UK pop idol Billy Fury.
Aerosmith play at The Civic Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on the Pump Tour.
The Elvin Jones Sextet records Lady Luck, Buzz-at and You Are So Beautiful, in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra record The Midnight Sun Will Never Set, Artistry in Rhythm and Woodchopper's Ball in Fine Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Johnny Sandon and The Searchers.
Elvis Presley signs a new five year recording contract with RCA Records, negotiated on his behalf by his manager Col Tom Parker.
Elvis Presley signs a new five year recording contract with RCA Records, negotiated on his behalf by his manager Col Tom Parker.