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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 is starring in Guys And Dolls at Herb Rogers' Chicago Music Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
LaVern Baker headlines during a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA, with The Edsels, Gary 'US' Bonds and The Solitaires
Charlie Gracie is playing during a week of shows at Club Avalon, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Liberace is playing at The Frolics Club, Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts, USA.
Jimmy Clanton is playing during a week of shows at The Rainbow Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Leon McAuliff And The Cimarron Boys are playing during six days of gigs at The Chestnut Inn, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Actor and pop star James Darren is appearing in a summer stock production of Under The Yum Yum Tree at The Gateway Playhouse, Bellport, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Popular singer Jo Ann Campbell is playing during four weeks of shows as support for comedian Red Skelton at The Sands Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Elvis Presley has a recording session in RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, laying down tracks for the movie Follow That Dream
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra record How Do I Look In Blue, for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Connie Francis plays the sixteenth night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Blues harmonica star Slim Harpo sings Rainin' In My Heart on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in W-fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ernie K-Doe records A Certain Girl for Minit Records, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Folk trio The Salty Dogs [featuring banjo virtuoso Paul Champion] play the first of five nights in The Carrera Room at The Gifford Arms Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Fats Domino plays a live concert in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Johnnie Ray plays the tenth night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the second of six nights at Abart's, Washington DC, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the third night of two weeks at The Town'n'Country, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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.