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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.
Patti Page is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
The Oranim Zabar Troupe plays during a four week run at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ray Charles is playing during an engagement at The Zebra Lounge, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bobby Darin plays during a season at The Three Rivers Club, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Chubby Checker is headlining a week of shows at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by The Isley Brothers, The Drifters and The Unforgettables.
Sam Butera And The Witnesses are playing at The Tradewinds, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Patti Leeds.
Dave Remington And His Dixie Six are playing at The Cafe Continental, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Folk star Bob Gibson and gospel quartet The Grandison Singers are playing at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Bill Barron records the Modern Windows Suite and other tracks for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
As it hits No1 on the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA, Roy Orbison earns a gold disc for one million sales of Running Scared.
The Top Ten singles being played on WMGM Radio in New York City, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

Ricky Nelson (Imperial)
2. BARBARA-ANN - The Regents (Gee)
3. QUARTER TO THREE - Gary U.S. Bonds (Legrand)
4. THOSE OLDIES BUT GOODIES - Little Caesar And The Romans (Del-Fi)
5. RAMA LAMA DING DONG - The Edsels (Twin)
6. STAND BY ME - Ben E. King (Atco)
7. HEART AND SOUL - The Cleftones (Gee)
8. RUNNING SCARED - Roy Orbison (Monument)
9. THE BOLL WEEVIL SONG - Brook Benton (Mercury)
10. A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY - Gene McDaniels (Liberty)
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers come to the end of a week at Abart's, Washington DC, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Gaumont, Rochester, England, UK, Europe.
Little Devil by Neil Sedaka peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Count Basie And His Big Band play the second of two nights at Club Laurel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Henri Salvador begins a cabaret season at The Savoy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Calypsonian guitarist and singer Lord Mike opens at The Jamaican Room, The Blue Angel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Paul Anka plays the fifth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis and Johnny Griffin Quintet record Blues Up And Down, Nice And Easy and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Jazzland Records.
The Pips (including Gladys Knight) secure their first Billboard Top 10 singles chart entry in the USA with Every Beat Of My Heart.
The Original Broadway cast Recording of Camelot reaches No1 on the Billboard album chart in the USA.
Don Reno, Red Smiley and The Tennessee Cut-Ups are doing a recording session at King Records Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, 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.