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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.
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 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.
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.
The Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
Timi Yuro, Shep And The Limelites, The Spinners, The Marvelettes, Tommy Hunt, The Stereos and The G-Clefs are playing during seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
Frank Sinatra appears as a guest on tv's Dean Martin Show in the USA.
The Riverside Jazz Stars, including Clark Terry and Blue Mitchell, spend the second of two days recording the album A Jazz Version Of Kean, for Riverside Records in New York City, USA.
The John Coltrane Group plays at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Jackie Wilson plays the second night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Andy Doll Band begins a tour with a show in Janesville, Iowa, USA.
Boogie-woogie pianist Meade Lux Lewis records the album, The Blues Piano Artistry Of Meade Lux Lewis, for Riverside Records in New York City, USA.
Ray Price is playing in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Radio station KWAC in Bakersfield, California, USA, changes to a rock'n'roll music format.
US Army Private James Marshall Hendrix [Jimi Hendrix] writes home from Fort Ord, California, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Steve Lacy, with Don Cherry on trumpet, records the album Evidence, for New Jazz Records in New York City, USA.
Robb Storme And The Whispers play at The Gaumont Ballroom, Bradford, England, UK, Europe. The evening also features the added attraction of the final of the "Milk For Vitality" Rock'nroll competition.
The Les McCann Trio appears on the tv's Steve Allen Show in the USA.
Connie Francis comes to the end of a two-week booking at The Latin Casino, Merchantsville, New Jersey, USA.
Count Basie and His Orchestra finish recording the album The Legend in New York City, USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Granada, Bedford, 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.
Roy Acuff is playing in Niagara Falls, New York State, USA.
Wanda Jackson records Send Me No Roses, during sessions for her album Wanda Jackson Sings Country Songs in Los Angeles, California, USA.