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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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
Peggy Lee is playing during three weeks of shows at The Pigalle Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Gene McDaniels is playing at New Fack's nightclub, San Francisco, California, USA.
Doc Bagby and his combo are playing during a week of shows at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Joanie Sommers is playing at Eddy's Bar And Grill, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Actor and singer John Raitt is playing during a two-week engagement at The Princess Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is Transistor Sister by Freddy Cannon entering at No77.
Gene Vincent plays at The Ice Rink, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Jim Reeves And The Blue Boys play the first of two shows in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
With their guitarist James Marshall Hendrix [Jimi Hendrix] now in the army, The Tomcats appear without him at the Annual Seattle Seafair Picnic and Dance, Seattle, Washington, USA.
A Silver Disc is awarded to the single But I Do by Clarence 'Frogman' Henry in the UK.
Ernest Tubb And His Troubadours play a live concert in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the twenty-sixth night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian george Burns.
Ray Price And His Cherokee Cowboys play a live concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
A Grand Ole Opry package tour featuring Mother Maybelle Carter, Stringbean, George Morgan, Helen Carter, Annie Lou And Danny, Ken Marvin, Bun Wilson and The Candy Kids plays to an audience of almost 2000 at The Gymn, North Montana College, Havre, Montana, USA.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Paducah, Kentucky, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the twentieth of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Paul Anka continues with a week-long engagement at The Manor Hotel, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door by Eddie Hodges reaches No1 in the Australian Top Twenty singles chart.
Mother Maybelle Carter, Stringbean, Annie Lou And Danny, Bun Wilson, Helen Carter and Ken Marvin play at The Armory, Havre, Montana, USA.
The Pendletones, who will find fame after a name change to The Beach Boys, spend the fourth of five days rehearsing in Hawthorne, California, USA.
The Platters set off on a tour of Europe.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, in an All Night Session that also features Kenny Ball's Jazzmen, The Mike Cotton Jazz Band, The Remo Four and others.
Brook Benton plays the twenty-fifth night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Aretha Franklin plays the sixteenth night in a three week season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Duane Eddy plays the second night of a week at The Beachcomber Bar, Wildwood, New Jersey, 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.