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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.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Brian Jones, not yet a member of The Rolling Stones, comes to the end of a three month hitch-hiking holiday in Scandinavia, Europe.
Harry Klein plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
The Isley Brothers play the fourth of ten nights at The Baby Grand Club, New York City, USA.
Chain Gang by Sam Cooke spends the second of two weeks at No2 in Billboard magazine's US Pop singles chart. On the same day, Let's Think About Livin? by Bob Luman reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Chain Gang by Sam Cooke spends the second of two weeks at No2 in Billboard magazine's Pop singles chart in the USA.
Ike And Tina Turner make their national tv debut, singing A FoolIn Love on daily tv show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bobby Darin and Patti Page appear as guests on a Bob Hope tv special in the USA.
Vince Eager & The Moontrekkers play at the Assembly Hall, Melksham, UK.
Chain Gang by Sam Cooke peaks at No2 in the Billboard magazine Pop and R'n'B singles charts in the USA.
Harry Klein plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. (1960) N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
The Beatles play their last night of a season at the Indra Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe. After tonight they will switch to The Kaiserkeller.
Vince Eager And The Moontrekkers play at The Assembly Hall, Melsham, UK.
The Kai Winding - J.J. Johnson Quintet records This Could Be The Start Of Something Big for Impulse Records in New York City, USA.
Vince Eager And The Moontrekkers play at The Assembly Hall, Melksham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Kingston Trio release their Christmas album, The Last Month Of The Year, in the USA on Columbia Records.
Billboard magazine spotlights Elvis Presley's soundtrack album to the film G.I. Blues, declaring," The album features the still hottest singer of them all in ten brand new tunes, all of them showing facets of the lad's talent."
The Beatles play the final night of a season at the Indra Club, Hamburg, Germany, after which they will switch to The Kaiserkeller.
Let's Think About Livin' by Bob Luman reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.