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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.
Patti Page is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
Brook Benton is playing during a week of shows at The Uptown Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Mickey And Sylvia are playing during a week of shows at The Twin Coaches, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Oranim Zabar Troupe plays during a four week run at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Leon McAuliff And The Cimarron Boys are playing during five days of gigs at The Tulsa Horse Show, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
Paul Anka plays the first night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Tony Orlando performs Halfway To Paradise on W-Fil-tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Everly Brothers record Muskrat at RCA Victor Studios, Nashville,Tennessee, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
The Big Three at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Darin begins a season at The Three Rivers Club, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
The Coasters, The Isley Brothers and Betty Carter play the last night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play the final night of a week at The Tivoli Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Their current vocalist, Ocie Smith, will later find greater success as solo performer O.C. Smith.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the third night of a week at Abart's, Washington DC, USA.
Surrender, by Elvis Presley is the new No1 single in the UK.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Liberace is playing at The Los Angeles Home Show, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Having completed filming of his next movie, Blue Hawaii, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, Elvis Presley flies home to Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Hello Mary Lou by Ricky Nelson enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No2 during a stay of 18 weeks. Hello Mary Lou is written by Gene Pitney.
Rock'n'roll guitarist-singer Hank Davis records This Town, Make Your One Love Last and Lift Up Your Hands for Mala Records at Olmstead Studios, New York City, USA.
FM Multiplex stereo broadcasting is introduced in the USA - radio stations across the nation begin broadcasting in stereo for the first time.
Singing cowboy Gene Autry becomes the owner of The Four Star Record Company in Los Angeles, California, USA.
She-She Little Shiela by Gene Vincent enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No22 during a stay of ten weeks.
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.