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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.
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.
The Kingston Trio are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Danny Peppermint And His Jumping Jacks are in residence at The Thunderbird, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Brenda Lee is in Belgium, Europe, promoting her latest album release.
Future Lotus Eaters vocalist and songwriter Peter Coyle is born in Liverpool, UK.
Brook Benton, Maxine Brown, The Marcels and Shep And The Limelites play the third night of a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Helen Shapiro plays at The Granada, Dartford, UK, supported by The Brook Brothers, The Four Jays, The Dale Sisters, Colin Day and The Red Price Band. Compere for the show is comedian Dave Allen.
Farley Keith Williams is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as house music dj and producer Farley Jackmaster Funk.
The Karl Denver Trio enter the UK pop singles chart with their version of the Zulu song Wimoweh [aka The Lion Sleeps Tonight]. It will peak at No4 during a seventeen week run.
The Beach Boys play at a Surf Night in the Presbyterian Church on 54th and Mullen in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Modern Jazz Quartet record Lonely Woman for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Claude King records You're Breaking My Heart, I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail and other tracks in Bradley Film and Recording Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Notable players on the session include guitarists Grady Martin, Harold Bradley and Gerald Tomlinson, Buddy Harman on drums and Floyd Cramer on piano.
Flatt And Scruggs are playing in Sparta, Tennessee, USA.
Manny Albam And His Orchestra record Exodus, Majority Of One, The Green Leaves Of Summer and Paris Blues for Impulse Records in New York City, USA.
Frankie Avalon comes to the end of a short season at Blinstrub's , Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Manny Albam And His Orchestra record Exodus, Majority Of One, The Green Leaves Of Summer and Paris Blues for Impulse Records in New York City, USA.
John Lewis and others record A Milanese Story Parts 1 to 6, for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
The teen-oriented movie Hey Let's Twist, starring Joey Dee And The Starliters, Teddy Randazzo and Jo Ann Campbell is released to cinemas in Mexico, North America.
Claude King records You're Breaking My Heart, I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail and other tracks in Bradley Film and Recording Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Notable players on the session include guitarists Grady Martin, Harold Bradley and Gerald Tomlinson, Buddy Harman on drums and Floyd Cramer on piano.
Bobby Vee arrives in the UK to make his British concert debut.
The Willis Brothers are playing in Goldsboro, North Carolina, USA.
Aretha Franklin records Blue Holiday and Nobody Like You at Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
House music dj and producer Farley Jackmaster Funk is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Three, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Carl Perkins, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in The Music Hall, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.