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The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
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 stage musical Do-Re-Mi, starring Max Bygraves, with music by Jule Styne, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 performances.
Tommy Steele, Teddy Johnson And Pearl Carr, Jimmy James, The Raindrops, Joe Baker And Jack Douglas, Desmond Walter-Ellis, The KIms and Regine And Andre Berny play during a seven-week season at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
The Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway 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.
The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem are appearing during a two-week engagement at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Fabian is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Three Rivers Inn near Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Monique Van Vooren is playing at Cafe Bonaparte, in the Sharaton Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Julie Wilson is appearing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Lonzo and Oscar are playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Chico Hamilton Quintet is playing at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA,
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
Baker Knight records Tears On My Pillow, Careless Hands, Do You Love Me and Whose Little Baby Are You? at RCA Victor Studio, 1510 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley is on location in Idyllwild, California, USA, film scenes for his upcoming movie Kid Galahad.
Peggy Seeger plays at The Institute Of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
When Herbie Mann plays at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, the gig is recorded and will be released as an album, Herbie Mann At The Village Gate.
The Drifters release a new single, Room Full Of Tears, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Fennimore, Wisconsin, USA.
Ray Charles releases a new single, Unchain My Heart, on ABC-Paramount Records in the USA.
Jimmy Dean, Leroy Van Dyke, Patsy Cline, Billy Grammer and Rene Waters play at Wharton Fieldhouse, Moline, Illinois, USA. When the venue's 6,000 capacity is exceeded, thousands of fans have to be turned away, resulting in a traffic jam which the Moline Police Department say is bigger than anything they'd ever encountered before.
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters, Junior Lewis, aka C.L. Blast, The Dovells, The Isley Brothers and Solomon Burke play the fourth night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Patti Page records Personality, The Twist, Georgia On My Mind and other tracks at Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The session is produced by Shelby Singleton, Jr., and the band features guitarists Grady Martin, Jerry Kennedy and Harold Bradley, bassist Bob Moore, drummer Buddy Harman, pianist Floyd Cramer and saxophonist Boots Randolph.
Johnny Burnette releases a new single, I'm Still Dreamin' on London Records in the UK.
Adam Faith plays at The ABC, Northampton, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Vee releases a new single, Love's Made A Fool Of You, on London Records in the UK.
Candid Records, the jazz subsidiary label of Cadence Records in New York City, USA, is closed down after just one year in operation, during which it released albums by Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Lightnin' Hopkins and Cecil Taylor.
Ray Price is playing in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
John Coltrane plays at The Granada, Walthamstow, London, England, UK, Europe.
Diahann Carroll is playing at The Persian Room in The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
Cy Grant sings a news-based calypso on the BBC-tv topical magazine show Tonight, broadcast live from London, England, UK, Europe.
The Kingston Trio play a sell-out show at The Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Connie Francis plays the fifth night in a week of shows at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles play two concerts on this day. First is a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. Then, in the evening they play at The Village Hall, Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Pat Boone records Tammy, I'll See You In My Dreams, Tennessee Waltz, Peg O'My Heart and Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, in Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rhythm Kings, Larry Wrice's Band and The Shirley Hall Dancers are playing in an 'all-star show', featuring the twist at Roberts' Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Joe Williams and Harry 'Sweets' Edison are playing at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Chiquieta, the celebrated girl drummer, plays the first of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Ford Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Fats Domino releases a new single, his version of the Hank Williams composition Jambalaya, on Imperial Records in the USA.
Johnny Mathis, with The Jimmy Cook Orchestra, plays to a packed house at The Memorial Auditorium, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.
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Helen Shapiro, Danny Williams, The Brook Brothers, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor and The Galliards, The Two Tones, The Red Price Combo, Joe Baker and Jack Douglas play at The Regal, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
Peter Nero And His Trio are playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
It is announced that the next movie starring UK pop idol Cliff Richard will be titled Summer Holiday.
Dion releases a new single, The Wanderer, on Laurie Records in the USA. The song is co-written by Dion and his friend Ernie Maresca.
Brook Benton is playing during a one-week engagement at The Town Hill, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.