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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.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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 Do-Re-Mi, starring Max Bygraves, with music by Jule Styne, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 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.
Tommy Steele, Teddy Johnson And Pearl Carr, Jimmy James, The Raindrops, Joe Baker And Jack Douglas, Desmond Walter-Ellis, The KIms and Regine And Andre Berny play during a seven-week season at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
The Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Jackie Wilson plays the sixth night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays at The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Eddie 'Big Blues' Carson and the Bobby Smith Band play the last of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
The Miracles (including Smokey Robinson) play at Meadow Acres Ballroom, Topeka, Kansas, USA.
John Coltrane is playing at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
A production of My Fair Lady is playing at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, starring Ronald D rake and Caroline Dixon.
Jimmy Dean performs Big Bad John on CBS-tv's The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Regal, Colchester, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Keith Moon, future drummer for The Who, attends a Guy Fawkes Night bonfire in Queensbury, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ahmad Jamal is playing at The Alhambra, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Charles And His Orchestra play at Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his tenth movie, Kid Galahad, in Idyllwild, California, USA.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin, USA.
Bert Weedon And The Easy Beats, Dick Jordan, Carole Simpson, Gill And Terry, and Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen with Clinton Ford perform live on the BBC Light Programme radio show Easy Beat, hosted by Brian Matthew, in London, England, UK.
Brook Benton plays the third night in a week of shows at Robert's Show Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gene Chandler releases Duke Of Earl on Vee-Jay Records in the USA. It will sell over two million copies and reach No1 in the Billboard Singles Chart.
During an appearance by jazz saxophonist Zoot Sims at Ronnie Scott's Club in London, England, UK, Europe, a smoke bomb is thrown into the venue, necessitating the clearing of the room.
Joe Dowell, with Shelby Singleton as producer, records (I Wonder) Who's Spending Christmas With You, A Kiss For Christmas and The Sound Of Sadness, in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenues South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
George Brunis is playing at Basin Street in The French Village, Chicago, Illinois, USA.