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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.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
Jo Ann Campbell plays during a three-week booking at The International Room, New York City, USA.
Tony Bennett is starring in Guys And Dolls at Herb Rogers' Chicago Music Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Charlie Gracie is playing during a week of shows at Club Avalon, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Jimmy Clanton is playing during a week of shows at The Rainbow Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
LaVern Baker headlines during a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA, with The Edsels, Gary 'US' Bonds and The Solitaires
Liberace is playing at The Frolics Club, Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts, USA.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Paul Anka plays at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers play at The Assembly Hall, Melksham, Witlshire, England, UK, Europe.
Judy Garland, Duke Ellington, Miriam Makeba, Slide Hampton, Cal Tjader, Quincy Jones and mel Torme are among the artists appearing live today at The Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
A new movie, All In A Night's Work, starring Dean Martin, opens in theatres in Sweden, Europe.
Eddie Hodges appears on popular tv series American Bandstand in W-fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Fats Domino plays a live show in Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA.
Actor and pop star James Darren is appearing in a summer stock production of Under The Yum Yum Tree at The Gateway Playhouse, Bellport, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Connie Francis plays the fourteenth night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Pretty Little Angel Eyes by Curtis Lee enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the first night of two weeks at The Town'n'Country, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
The Dave Brubeck Quintet records It's A Raggy Waltz and Blue Shadows In The Street, for Fontana Records, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Leon McAuliff And The Cimarron Boys are playing during six days of gigs at The Chestnut Inn, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Johnnie Ray plays the eighth night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Last Night by The Mar-Keys enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the penultimate night of his season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
A press party for Tommy Sands and his wife Nancy Sinatra is held at The Italian Village, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (Sands is due to open shortly in Remains To Be Seen at The Tenthouse Theater.)
British pop idol Adam Faith begins his 'Holiday Show' tour at The Gaumont, Southampton, 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.