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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.
Nicholas Dingley is born in Royal Leamington Spa, UK. He will find fame as Razzle, drummer of glam-metal band Hanoi Rocks.
Chan Romero, originator of The Hippy Hippy Shake, plays at The Southside Armory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Duane Eddy releases a new single, Pepe, on Jamie Records in the USA.
Ray Peterson plays the second night of a six week run at The Dunes, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the third of four nights in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Late 80s UK hitmaker Sydney Youngblood is born in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The Stan Getz Septet plays in Berlin, West Germany, Europe.
Jazz and blues saxophonist Sax Mallard posts an indefinite contract, on the Local 208 musicians' union list, with Casa Madrid, a favoured hangout of The Mob, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Roy Orbison releases a new single, I'm Hurtin', on Monument Records in the USA.
Paul Anka plays the fifth night of a week at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Budd Johnson records the album Let's Swing! for Swingville Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Brenda Lee plays in The Civic Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Edith Piaf releases the album Edith Piaf on Pathe Records in Canada.
Rick Savage, bassist with Def Leppard, is born in Birmingham, England, UK.
Connie Francis plays the second night of a four-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Singer-songwriter Joe Henry is born in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.