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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 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.
The Clyde Valley Stompers play at The Two Red Shoes Ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Connie Francis, with an orchestra conducted by Don Costa, records Don't Break The Heart That Loves You for MGM Records in New York City, USA. It will become her third and final Billboard Singles Chart-topper in the USA. At the same session she records I'm Falling In Love With You Tonight.
Fats Domino records Birds And Bees for Imperial Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA. The band on the sassion features Roy Montrell [gt], Jimmie Davis [bass], Cornelius Coleman [drums], Dave Bartholomew [trumpet], Lee Allen, Buddy Hagans and Clarence Ford [saxes]
Kathryn Dawn Lang is born in Consort, Alberta, Canada. She will find fame as contemporary country artist k.d.Lang.
Frank Sinatra is playing at The Sands Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, accompanied by The Antonio Morelli Orchestra.
John Coltrane plays at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Trumpeter, violinist and singer Ray Nance of The Duke Ellington band begins a sixty-day jail sentence in Paul County Jail, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, following his arrest in February on drugs charges.
The highest new entry in the Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania, is Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean, entering at No4. Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee remains at No1 for the second of two weeks.
Moon River by Danny Williams enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No1 during a stay of nineteen weeks.
Frank Sinatra is playing at The Sands Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Elvis Presley has script meetings on location in Idyllwild, California, USA, for his current movie Kid Galahad.
US Army Private James Marshall Hendrix [Jimi Hendrix] writes home yet again, from Fort Ord, California, USA.
Roy Acuff is playing in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Jackie Wilson plays the third night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, opens at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, where it will run for 92 performances.
Jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter records Manha De Carnaval, Dead End and other tracks at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Vee-Jay Records.
[Marie's The Name] His Latest Flame / Little Sister by Elvis Presley enters the UK Pop Singles Chart, where it will peak at No1 during a thirteen-week run.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Oelwein, Iowa, USA.
The Platters come to the end of a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Granada, Harrow, 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.
The Limeliters make a noon appearance (sponsored by WLW-T Radio and Crosley Broadcasting) at The 50-50 Club, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, followed by an autograph-signing session at Shilito's record department.