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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.
Patsy Montana is playing during a four-week stretch at Harrah's Club, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Chordettes are playing during two-weeks of shows at Beverly Hills Country Club, Southgate, Kentucky, USA.
The Max Roach Quintet, Abbey Lincoln and Mal Waldron play during a two-week residency at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA. The gigs provide a showcase for Roach's Freedom Now Suite, which powerfully advocates civil rights.
Stan Kenton plays during a four-week season at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, showcasing his 'New Era In Modern American Music'.
The Searchers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Bonnie Dobson records She's Like The Swallow for Prestige Folklore Records in New York City, USA. The track will appear on the LP She's Like The Swallow.
Country-gospel quartet The Blackwood Brothers play in Lima, Ohio, USA.
Ernest Tubb plays in Pismo Beach, California, USA.
Barbra Streisand makes her tv debut when she sings A Sleepin' Bee on tv's Jack Paar Show, in the NBC-tv studios, New York City, USA.
Bobby Rydell is the musical guest on tonight's edition of tv's Perry Como Show in the USA.
Bob Dylan plays his first paid concert, at the Loeb Music Center for the University of New York Folk Society, New York City, USA. In the audience is his future girlfriend Suze Rotolo.
Brook Benton plays the thirteenth night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Paris Sisters perform Be My Boy on tv show American Bandstand, broadcast by WFIL tv in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Walter 'Duke' Leonard buys The Tradewinds Lounge in St Augustine, Florida, USA. Under his ownership, it will become the city's leading music venue, featuring acts including Jimmy Buffett, The Coasters, The Platters and The Byrds.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Tony Bennett records Toot Toot Tootsie, Close Your Eyes and It Never Was You at Columbia Records studio, 30th Street, New York City, USA.
Ray Price, aka The Cherokee Cowboy, plays in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley film, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
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.