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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.
Tony Bennett plays during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Harold Quinn Trio is playing during a three week engagement at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Helen O'Connell is playing during a three week booking at Mr. Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Barbara Gilbert.
Liberace is playing at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Eddie Harris is playing during two weeks at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Danny And The Juniors play during a week of shows at The Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Joanie Sommers, "One of the most versatile singers in the business", is the guest on tonight's edition of tv's Tennessee Ernie Ford Show in the USA.
Paul Revere And The Raiders make their American national tv debut, performing Like Long Hair on American Bandstand, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Neil Sedaka and Anita Bryant are playing during eight nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Jay Aston, vocalist of Gene Loves Jezebel, is born in Porthcawl, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Marcels, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Ernie K-Doe, Freddie King, and Marv Johnson play the last of seven nights in a special presentation, The Stars Of The Swinging Sixties, at The Tivoli, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Comedy singing duo The Smothers Brothers continue with a three-week engagement at The Crystal Palace, Gaslight Square, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Second on the bill is teenage singer Barbra Streisand.
Blues pianist Buster Pickens is recording tracks for his album Back Door Blues in Houston, Texas, USA.
Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor play at The Two Red Shoes Ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by The Galliards.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic, Darlington, England, UK, Europe.
The Flamingos, Jerry Butler, The Miracles, Maxine Brown, The Vibrations, and Shep And The Limelites play thelast of seven nights at The Uptown Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows record Dream, All I Do Is Dream Of You and I'll See You In My Dreams, in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The tracks will appear on an EP entitled Dream.
Blue Moon by The Marcels is the new No1 single in the UK.
Louise Shane, the wife of Bob Shane of The Kingston Trio, gives birth to a baby girl, Jody.
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.