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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.
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 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 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 musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
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.
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Bill Black And His Combo are playing during a three-week engagement at The Roundtable, New York City, USA. They are joined by rockabilly artist Jumping Gene Simmons as an extra vocalist.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes for his tenth movie Kid Galahad in Culver Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Bob Scobey And His Frisco Band are playing at Bourbon Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Jonah Jones Quartet is playing in The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Eddie Higgins Trio.
Paul Anka plays during ten nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
The Shirelles release a new single, Baby It's You, on Scepter Records in the USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a 17-night engagement at Basin Street East, New York City, USA. Also on the bill is Gloria Lynne, with her trio led by Earl May.
Turn On Your Love Light by Bobby 'Blue' Bland enters the Billboard R'n'B Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No2 during a stay of fifteen weeks.
Mike Clifford and The Crosby Sisters are playing in The Horizon Room, Pittsburgh, Pensylvania, USA.
Cowboy Copas and Stringbean play at Mason City, Iowa, USA.
John Coltrane plays at The Sudwestfunk TV Studio, Baden-Baden, West Germany, Europe.
Dinah Washington records Mad About The Boy, You're Crying and other tracks for Mercury Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Dylan visits the home of his friends Eve and Mac Mackenzie in New York City, USA, who tape him performing several songs including A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, House Of The Risin' Sun and Cocaine.
Henri Mancini records The Theme From Hatari and The Sounds Of Hatari for RCA Victor Records in the USA. The tracks will appear on the soundtrack of the Howard Hawks' film Hatari!
Bill Monroe And His Bluegrass Boys, with Owen Bradley as producer, record John Hardy, Bugle Call and Old Joe Clark in Bradley Film And Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Shirelles release a new single, Baby It's You, on Scepter Records in the USA. the song is written by Burt Bacharach (music) with Luther Dixon (credited as Barney Williams) and Mack David (lyrics).
The Impressions perform Gypsy Woman on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in W-fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Roulette Records artist Valerie Carr is playing at The Memory Lane Supper Club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pat Boone is appearing at The Twin Coaches, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Billy Fury, Eden Kane (backed by Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers), Joe Brown, The Allisons, The Karl Denver Trio, Shirley Douglas and (somewhat confusingly) Mike Dee And The Jaywalkers play at The Adelphi, Slough, England, UK, Europe. Tickets cost £5. At this point in their career, Mike Dee's Jaywalkers include Ritchie Blackmore, later to play with Deep Purple, on guitar.
Billboard magazine in the USA reports that singles sales have received a marked boost nationwide, which is attributed to The Twist craze.
Nina Simone - although known to be lesbian - marries private detective Andy Stroud in a small ceremony at her apartment on Central Park West, New York City City, USA.
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Mick Slaven, guitarist of Scottish cult band Bourgie Bourgie is born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Brook Benton is playing during a six-night stint at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Frank Sinatra is staying at The Sea View Hotel, Singapore, Asia, while en route from shows in Australia to Bagkok and Homng Kong.
Cliff Richard has a recording session at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, during which he records Spanish Harlem, I Wake Up Cryin' and other tracks.