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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.
Roy Acuff is undertaking a one-month tour of Spain, Europe, and Morocco, Africa, where he is performing for American troops, sponsored by the United Service Organizations.
Sarah Vaughan is playing during a three-week engagement at the My Fair Lady club in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lambert, Hendricks And Ross are playing during a two-week engagement at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Paul Anka is playing throughout Christmas and New Year at The Caribe Room, Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Gene McDaniels plays during an eight-night run at The Fox Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Brenda Lee, Dion, Johnny Tillotson, Freddy Cannon, The Casuals, Frank Gari, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry and others play in the week-long Big Show at Medinah Temple, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is promoted by Sid Bernstein.
The Willis Brothers are playing during a week of shows at The Showboat, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Nat 'King' Cole launches his own record label in the USA, but continues to record for Capitol Records under the terms of his ten year contract.
George Hamilton IV plays in Grandon, Manitoba, Canada.
Nat 'King' Cole launches his own record label in the USA, but continues to record for Capitol Records under the terms of his ten year contract.
Dinah Washington officially becomes a Roulette Records artist.
Gary 'US' Bonds, Timi Yuro, Joey Dee, Bobby Lewis, The Isley Brothers, Jan And Dean, The Crystals, The Belmonts, The Vibrations and The Chantels play in Murray The K's Gigantic Christmas Show at the Academy Of Music, New York City, USA. Dion headlines today's show, which is the last of the series.
The Drifters play at Il Rondo, Leicester, UK.
Belle Barth opens at The Roundtable, New York City, USA.
Soul vocalist McKinley Mitchell records The Town I Live In and No Love Like My Love, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for One-derful! Records.
Paul Anka plays at the Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Tony Sheridan plays at the Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Louis Jordan continues in a lengthy season at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Bill Anderson is playing in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA.
Gary 'US' Bonds, Timi Yuro, Joey Dee And The Starliters, The Isley Brothers, Jan And Dean, Bobby Lewis, The Crystals, The Vibrations and The Chantels play in Murray The K's Gigantic Christmas Show at the Academy Of Music, New York City, USA. Dion headlines today's show, which is the last of the series.
Jim Reeves And The Blue Boys, LeRoy Van Dyke, The Duke Of Paducah, Mother Maybelle, Helen, June and Anita Carter, The Cates Sisters, Dianne Hamilton, Gary Van And The Western Starliters, Mack Sanders And The Ranch Boys, Jeannie Pierson and Herkimer Pushbroom play a live show in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
The Beatles are auditioned by Decca Records in London, UK. A + R chief Dick Rowe enters the history books with his notorious utterance, "Go back to Liverpool, Mr. Epstein. Groups with guitars are out." Instead of The Beatles, Decca signs another group auditioned on the same day, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes.
Paul Anka plays at the Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The Beatles are auditioned by Decca Records in London, UK. A + R chief Dick Rowe enters the history books with his notorious utterance, "Go back to Liverpool, Mr. Epstein. Groups with guitars are out." Instead of The Beatles, Decca signs another group auditioned on the same day, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes.
Diana Dors, with The Frank Weir Band and vocalist Jean Worthy provide the entertainment in Paul Raymond's new late-night restaurant in London, England, UK, Europe.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, plays at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1417 performances.
The Temperance Seven play at the Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Louis Jordan continues in a lengthy season at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Elvis Presley continues his winter holiday at the Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Joan Regan begins a season at the Talk Of The Town, London, UK.
The Twist by Chubby Checker reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
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