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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.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Winifred Atwell, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Helen Shapiro is undertaking a ten-week summer season engagement at The Aquarium Theatre, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe, supported by Peter Jay and The Jaywalkers, Ronnie Corbett and Jimmy Savile.
Margie Rayburn is playing during a two week booking at The Hesperia Inn, Hesperia, California, USA.
Damita Jo is playing during two weeks at The Club Harlem, Atlantic City, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis is playing during a two-week season at The Thunderbird Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, for a fee reported to be $9,500 per week.
Sam Cooke plays the fourth night of a week at The Regal, Chicago Illinois, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio-based scenes at MGM Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for his fifteenth movie Viva Las Vegas, co-starring Ann-Margret.
The Mann-Hugg Blues Brothers, later to become Manfred Mann, play at The Marquee, London, England, UK, Europe.
Just One Look by Doris Troy reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Soul vocalist Doris Troy records Time in New York City, USA, for Atlantic Records.
As his novelty hit song Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah rises up the Billboard Singles charts in the USA, comedian Allan Sherman stands in for host Johnny Carson on US tv's Tonight Show.
Bert Weedon plays at The Princess Theatre, Torquay, Devon, England, UK, Europe.
The Survivors record Witch Stand, Girlie and Hot Harp in Gold Star Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA. Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys supervises the session. The group consists of Wilson plus Bob Norberg, friends Dave Nowlen and Rich Alarian, and members of the Wrecking Crew.
The Rolling Stones play at Botwell House, Hayes, Middlesex, England, UK, Europe.
Mike Nocito, guitarist/bassist with 80s hitmakers Johnny Hates Jazz is born in Weisbaden, Germany, Europe.
Ray Charles, Johnny Mathis, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, The Shirelles, Clyde McPhatter and others play to an audience of over 10,000 in the Salute To Freedom Concert at Miles College Stadium, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. The makeshift stage collapses during the first part of the benefit show but is quickly repaired, allowing the event to continue.
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Joan Turner begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play in the Urmston Bank Holiday Show, Abbotsfield Park, Urmston, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, The Dennisons and Johnny Martin And The Tremors. Compere for the event was David 'Diddy' Hamilton, and the audience included local lad Peter Noone, who would go on to find international fame as Herman Of Herman's Hermits.
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Cliff Richard and The Shadows record C'est Si Bon, La Mer and other tracks in Jubilee Hall, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.