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Teresa Brewer releases a new single, Peace Of Mind, on Coral Records in the USA.
Elvis Presley visits the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Munich, Germany, Europe.
Go Jimmy Go by Jimmy Clanton reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
On his 25th birthday, Sam Cooke signs a $100,000 deal with RCA Records.
Jerry Blaine, owner of Jubilee Records, testifies during the payola trial of radio deejay Alan Freed, in New York City, USA. Blaine admits having paid money to Freed in order to get his company's records played on Freed's radio show.
Annette Funicello appears on US tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The new No1 single on the Billboard chart in the USA is Theme From A Summer Place by the Percy Faith Orchestra. It will stay at No1 for nine weeks, becoming the most popular song of 1960.
Vocalist Jackie Paris records One Life To Live, There's No Holding Me and other tracks in New York City, USA, for the album Jackie Paris Sings the Lyrics Of Ira Gershwin.
Craig Douglas plays at The Gaumont, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by The Mudlarks, The Avons, Johnnie Wiltshire and The Treble Tones, Roy Young and Bill Forbes. Emcee for the show is Alan Freeman.
A new music venue, The Iron Door Club, opens in Liverpool, UK. It will become a popular club for jazz and rock acts, including The Beatles.
Stuck On You, by Elvis Presley enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1 during a thirteen-week run.
The soundtrack album for the smash hit Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie, is recorded at Columbia Records' 30th Street Studio, New York City, USA. Dick Van Dyke and Dick Gautier are the principal vocalists, and the best-known songs from the show are Put On A Happy Face, One Last Kiss and A Lot Of Livin' To Do.
Gene McDaniels plays the third night of a four week season at Ye Little Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Freddie King records You've Got To Love Her With A Feeling for King Records, in Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.
The Coasters, Lloyd Price, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Sammy Turner, Jimmy Jones, Clyde McPhatter, Bo Diddley, LaVern Baker, Jimmy Reed and others perform as part of The Biggest Show Of Stars For '60, package tour in The County Coliseum, Florence, Alabama, USA.
Sam Cooke, Abbey Lincoln, Clay Tyson, The Wanderers and Bobby Ephriam play at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley spends the evening at The Moulin Rouge, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
WLS Radio in Chicago, Illinois, USA, adopts a Top 40 rock 'n roll format. The first song played is Alley-Oop by The Hollywood Argyles.
Paul Anka plays the fourth of six nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sam Cooke plays the third night of a week of shows at the The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Elvis Presley attends a karate demonstration at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
$1,300 is stolen from Fats Domino's dressing room while the star is playing at the Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the last of six nights at The Hippodrome, Brighton, UK.
Sam Cooke, supported by The Flamingos and The Crests, plays the last of seven nights at The Tivoli Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Harlan Howard arrives in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, where he will carve out a career as one of the most repected songwriters in country music.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is Found Love by Jimmy Reed, entering at No76.
Charlie McKerron is born in London, UK. He will grow up to play fiddle for internationally acclaimed Scottish folk group Capercaillie.
Rock'n'roll vocalist Buddy Lowe records A Teenager Feels It Too and It Happened To Me for Imperial Records at Goldstar Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA. [Contrary to a popular myth, having been dead for several weeks, Eddie Cochran plays guitar on It Happened To Me].
US singing star Anita Bryant marries Bob Green, a deejay at radio station WINZ, Miami, USA.
Screaming Lord Sutch And The Savages play at The Locarno Ballroom, Old Town Square, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
George Shearing and Nancy Wilson release the album The Swingin's Mutual on Blue Note Records in the USA.
Brother Jack McDuff releases the album Tough Duff in the USA.
Lloyd Price plays the fourth night in a week of shows at The Beachcomber, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Strings are overdubbed onto the Little Willie John track Sleep, at King Records, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
British rock'n'roller Vince Taylor releases a new single, I'll Be Your Hero/Jet Black Machine, on Palette Records in theUK.
Barbra Streisand makes her debut at The Bon Soir Club, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. Her initial two week run is extended, so that she continues performing at the Bon Soir until the 20th of November.
Connie Francis plays the fourth night of four weeks at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Anita O'Day records Waiter Make Mine Blues and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Verve Records.
Sam Cooke releases a new single, Steal Away, on Keen Records in the USA.
Jimmy Jones, Mark Wynter, Michael Cox and the Hunters, The Brook Brothers, Dean Rogers and the Marauders, Janet Richmond, Kenny Lynch and Johnny Wiltshire and The Trebletones play at the Gaumont, Bradford, UK.
The Delta Jazzmen play at the Trad Jazz Club, Walcot Common Room, Walcot, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, supported by the Ray River Jazz Band.
Dee Clark records Because I Love You and Your Friends for Vee-Jay Records at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Little Willie John, Sonny Boy Williamson, The Upsetters, The Sheppards and Savannah Churchill play the sixth night in a week-long engagement at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois.
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet plays at The Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, Europe.
Three Aces And A Joker release a new single, Sleigh Bell Rock, on GRC Records, in the USA.
The Jimmy Neely Trio records Misirlou, Witchcraft, and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.