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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.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Matt Monro and his manager Don Black are staying at The Savoy Hilton Hotel.
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.
Miles Davis is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Renaissance Room, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.
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.
Little Jimmy Dickens is playing during a five-day engagement at The Four Seasons club, New Aurora, Colorado, USA.
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 Platters are playing during a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Connie Francis is playing during a two week engagement at The Latin Casino, Merchantsville, New Jersey, USA.
Jerry Butler, Maxine Brown, The Cleftones, Bobby Lewis, The Blue Notes and Doc Bagby's Combo play during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Andy Williams is playing during nine nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
LaVern Baker, The Mar-Keys, The Halos, Little Caesar And The Romans, The Sims Twins, Johnnie And Joe, Wade Flemons, Rickey Allen and The Starlets are playing during a week-long engagement at The Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ernest Tubb And His Texas Troubadours play at Mackinaw Dells, near Perkin, Illinois, USA.
Carl Butler plays a live gig in El Paso, Texas, USA.
Jim Reeves plays in Fredricksburg, Texas, USA.
The Beatles plus Gerry and the Pacemakers play at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, during an all-night session.
George Morgan plays in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
Roy Orbison plays at The Pine Tree Festival, Perry, Florida, USA.
Theo Bikel, The Weavers, Odetta, Olatunji and The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem play in the Festival Of Folk Music, Cobo Convention Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Ferlin Husky, Smiley Wilson, Norma Jean, George Morgan, Eamon Napier And The Plainsmen and Leon McAuliff And His Cimarron Boys play a live show in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
John Lee Hooker plays the second of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
Roy Acuff plays a live show in Fulton, Kentucky, USA.
Mexico by famed Nashville session-bassist Bob Moore reaches No1 in the Australian singles chart.
Runaround Sue by Dion reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The ABC, Cleethorpes, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
The Willis Brothers play in Perry, Florida, USA.
Ferlin Husky plays in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
David Morales is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He will find fame as a pioneer of house music re-mixing in the 1980s.
Weiße Rosen aus Athen by Nana Mouskouri reaches No1 in the German Popular Singles Chart in Germany, Europe.
Barbra Streisand opens in Another Evening With Harry Stoones at The Gramercy Arts Theater in New York City, USA. The show closes the same night.
Johnny Cash releases his tenth album, Now Here's Johnny Cash, on Sun Records in the USA.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play the last of three nights in Sydney, Australia, Oceania, supported by Mark Wynter.
Ray Charles And His Orchestra play the second of three nights at the Palais des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
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 Gaumont, Kilburn, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader Pete Brown records his final album, High In A Basement, in a subterranean soundproof studio at 272 W. 84th Street in New York City, USA. The album's title is a reference to the fact that the players at the session were partaking of drugs.
Kitty Wells, Johnnie And Jack, Marvin Rainwater, Jimmy Newman, Bill Phillips and The Tennessee Mountain Boys play a show in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA.
Charles Mingus plays the first of seven nights at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play for a dance at The Lakeside Dining Hall, Oswego, New York State, USA.
Red Foley, Webb Pierce, Skeeter Davis, George Hamilton IV and Billy Grammar play at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USA.
Stonewall Jackson is playing in Maple Heights, Ohio, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is Heartaches by The Marcels, entering at No57.
Porter Wagoner plays the first of two nights in Casa Grande, Arizona, USA.
Elvis Presley flies from Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to Los Angeles, California, USA, where he is shortly to begin filming his next movie, Kid Galahad.
Adam Faith, Alan Freeman and Helen Shapiro are the jurors on BBC tv record-rating show Juke Box Jury, hosted by David Jacobs, in London, England, UK, Europe.