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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 Paul Winter Sextet is playing during three weeks at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are playing during two weeks at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Miles Davis is playing during a two-week engagement at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Maurice Chevalier is starring in a one-man show during four weeks at The Ziegfeld Theater, New York City, USA.
Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane play at The San Juan Hotel, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Stan Getz is playing at The Latin Casino, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bill Anderson and Ray Price play in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
The UK's singing milkman Craig Douglas advertises a new kind of juke box called the Scopitone, which features colour film clips to accompany each disc. The idea, invented in France, does not catch on.
When Helen Shapiro opens her British tour at The Gaumont Theatre, Bradford, England, UK, Europe, her supporting act is up and coming pop group The Beatles. Also on the bill are Danny Williams, Kenny Lynch, The Honeys, The Kestrels, Dave Allen and the Red Price Orchestra.
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The Supremes release a new single, My Heart Can't Take It No More, on Motown Records of Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Barron Knights play at The Baths Hall, Leyton, England, UK, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues filming scenes for his next movie, Fun In Acapulco, at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is reported that comedian-singer Brother Dave Gardner has obtained a restraining order in the District Court, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA, preventing RCA Victor Records from selling the album All Seriousness Aside. Gardner claims that the album has been assembled by RCA using unauthorised live night club performances. The restraining order is part of a $3.5m case Gardner has launched against RCA.
The Lennon Sisters are musical guests on the Lawrence Welk Show on tv in the USA.
Accordionist and singer Dick Contino is playing at Ray's Supper Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Up On The Roof by The Drifters peaks at No6 in the Cash Box Top 100 Singles Chart in the USA. The song is composed by Carole King and Gerry Goffin.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows visit Nairobi National Game Park in Kenya, Africa, as guests of the park warden Mr. Stephen Ellis during a break in their tour of East Africa.
Ella Fitzgerald is playing at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
Shelley Berman is playing in the Club Caribe Room of The Caribe Hilton Hotel, Puerto, Rico, Caribbean.
Pop hitmaker Mike Sarne appears as a panel member on British tv record-rating show Juke Box Jury in London, England, UK, Europe.
Hoyt Axton opens at The Matador Room in the Buena Vista Hotel, Safford, Arizona, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single Diamonds by Jet Harris and Tony Meehan.
Eddie Fisher is playing at The Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Brian Hyland, Little Eva and The Brook Brothers begin a British tour at Sophia Gardens, Wales, UK, Europe
Don Gardner's Band, with Dee Dee Ford, are booked into the Sheraton Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Rolling Stones come to the end of six days of recording demos of r'n'b classics in IBC Studio, London, England, UK, Europe.
Organist Brother Jack McDuff is playing at The 20 Grand, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Dan Reed, founder of The Dan Reed Network is born in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Greenback Dollar by The Kingston Trio is the highest new entry in Cash Box Magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No61.
Singer-songwriter and civil rights activist Oscar C. Brown is playing at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Ballad Of Jed Clampett by Flatt And Scruggs reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in the USA. The song is the theme to the popular tv series The Beverly Hillbillies.
Ahmad Jamal And His Trio are playing at The Minor Key Coffee House, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
UK-chart-topping singer Eva Cassidy is born in Washington, DC, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single The Wayward Wind by Frank Ifield.
George Hamilton IV plays in Independence, Iowa, USA.
Ral Donner releases a new single, I Got Burned/A Tear In My Eye on Reprise Records in the USA.