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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.
Imperial Records artist Peggy King is playing during a three-week engagement at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jonah Jones is playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Kirby Stone Four are playing during two weeks at The Playboy Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA. During thgis stint, they record a live album for Columbia Records.
Bobby Darin is playing during a three week engagement at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Bullmoose Jackson is playing during a week of gigs at The Picadilly Club, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.
The Andy Doll Band is playing in Clear Lake, Iowa, USA.
The film Ocean's 11, starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr, opens in Austria, Europe.
Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Screaming Lord Sutch and Terry Dene play at The Sutton Granada, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The musical 13 Daughters, starring Don Ameche, is presented at the 54th Street Theatre, on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 28 performances.
The Shadows, The Dallas Boys and Dean Rogers play at The Essoldo, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
The Jimmy Giuffre Trio record Jesus Maria, Emphasis, Afternoon and other tracks, in New York City, USA, for ECM Records.
Fats Domino plays the fifth of six nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Clyde McPhatter releases a new single, The Glory Of Love, on MGM Records in the USA.
Sam Cooke plays at The Royal Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Jimmy Charles, Jimmy Jones, The Vibrations, The Clovers, The Bobbettes and Marie Knight play the first night in a week at the The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Jackie Wilson releases a new single, Please Tell Me Why, on Brunswick Records in the USA.
Chuck Berry plays the third of six nights at The Glass Bucket, Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean.
UK weekly pop newspaper the N.M.E. [New Musical Express] reports on Ella Fitzgerald's return to the UK.
Bill Bailey's Calypso Band, The Cha Cha Calypso Band and The Druids Jazz Band play at Liverpool Jazz Society in The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The James Brown Revue plays during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are Etta James and Pigmeat Markham.
Cannonball Adderley opens at The Mardi Gras, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Shelby Flint appears on tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles play at St. John's Hall, Bootle, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
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.