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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.
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 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
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.Read More
The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
Paul Anka, Chubby Checker, Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry and others play at Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Texas, USA, as part of the Dick Clark C aravan Of Stars.
Dick And Dee Dee, Jan And Dean, Jerry Fuller and The Checkers Orchestra play at The Danceland Ballroom, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, as part of a Dick Clark Car avan Of Stars.
Jackie Wilson plays the fourth night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Granada, Kingston, 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.Impresario
Jimmie Davis, a longtime Decca recording artist and also Governor of Louisiana, officially opens the 10th Annual WSM Country Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Crickets release a new single, He's Old Enough To Know Better, on Liberty Records in the USA.
Brook Benton plays the first night in a week of shows at The Roberts Show Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Val Doonican stars in Your Date With Val on the BBC Light Programme radio service in London, England, UK, Europe.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Sonny Burns releases a new single, Patches On My Heart, on United Artists Records in the USA.
Roy Acuff's Smokey Mountain Boys, Red Foley and Uncle Cyp play the first of two nights in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Hank Williams and Jimmie Rodgers (a.k.a. The Yodelling Brakeman), are posthumously elected to the newly-opened Country Music Hall Of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.Pioneering country stars
The Rabin Band, Barbara Kay, Colin Day, Ray Pilgrim, The Hound Dogs, Arthur Greenslade And His Swingin' Piano, Groovin' Don Sanford, Rockin' Rex Morris, The Razz-Ma-Tazzers and Terry Lightfoot perform live on the BBC Light Programme lunchtime radio show Go Man Go.
John Barry releases a new single, Stringbeat, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Cashing in on The Twist dance craze, Oliver And The Twisters release a new single, Mother Goose Twist, on Colpix Records in the USA.
Cy Grant performs a topical calypso on the BBC tv current affairs programme Tonight in London, England, UK.
Eddie 'Big Blues' Carson and The Bobby Smith Band play the first of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Clear lake, Iowa, USA.The
Radio Station WSM begins its 10th Annual Country Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with the participation of artists including Roy Acuff, June Carter, Flatt And Scruggs, Hawkshaw Hawkins, Patsy Cline, Chet Atkins, Stonewall Jackson, Skeeter Davis, Cowboy Copas, Bill Monroe, Lonzo and Oscar, Ernest Tubb, Stringbean, Jim Reeves, The Jordanaires, Hank Snow and Marty Robbins.
Helen Shapiro, Danny Williams, The Brook Brothers, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor and The Galliards, The Two Tones, The Red Price Combo, Joe Baker and Jack Douglas play at The Gaumont, Lewisham, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jordanaires, The Anita Kerr Singers, Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys, Wanda Jackson, The Nashville Recording All-Stars and Bill Purcell play at the Country Music Association's 3rd Annual Banquet in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.Homer And Jethro,
Bobby 'Blue' Bland releases a new single, Turn On Your Love Light, on Duke Records in the USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers headline the evening show at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.