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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.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Cannonball Adderley is playing during a two-week engagement at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Horace Silver Quintet is playing during a two-week engagement at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA.
Danny Peppermint And His Jumping Jacks are in residence at The Thunderbird, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Kingston Trio are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
George Jones and Georgie Riddle are playing during six days at The Chestnut Inn, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Del Wood is playing live at Great Falls, Montana, USA.
The album More Johnny's Greatest Hits by Johnny Mathis is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Brook Benton, The Coasters and Shep And The Limelites begin a week of dates at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Solomon Burke releases a new single, Cry To Me, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
The original cast album from the stage musical West Side Story is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
The Beatles play at The Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, Wallasey, UK.
The Cannonball Adderley Sextet records Planet Earth, Gemini and other tracks for a live album during a gig at The Village Vanguard, New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
Bruce Johnson releases a new single, Do The Surfer Stomp, on Donna Records in the USA. Johnson will find lasting success when he joins The Beach Boys in the mid-sixties.
The albums Party Sing Along With Mitch and Holiday Sing Along With Mitch by Mitch Miller And The Gang, are both awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Jazz pianist Duke Pearson records Groovin' For Nat, Smoothie, Angel Eyes and other tracks for Jazzline Records in New York City, USA.
Billy Byers, conducting the Quincy Jones Orchestra, records Sophisticated Lady and Take The 'A' Train for Mercury Records in New York City, USA.
Brook Benton begins a week at Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Little Willie John, Ruth Brown, The Five Royales, The Chantels and The Stereos play the fourth night in a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The song Hey Joe Is registered for copyright by songwriter Billy Roberts. It will become one of the most recorded songs of the era, covered by The Byrds, Love, The Leaves, The Surfaris, Shadows Of Night, Cher, Tim Rose and, most memorably, Jimi Hendrix.
The movie Young at Heart, starring Doris Day and Frank Sinatra is released to cinemas in West Germany.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet records Someday My Prince Will Come, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.