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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 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 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.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Roy Acuff is undertaking a one-month tour of Spain, Europe, and Morocco, Africa, where he is performing for American troops, sponsored by the United Service Organizations.
Sarah Vaughan is playing during a three-week engagement at the My Fair Lady club in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
The Willis Brothers are playing during a week of shows at The Showboat, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Cannonball Adderley is playing during a two-week engagement at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Horace Silver Quintet is playing during a two-week engagement at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA.
Danny Peppermint And His Jumping Jacks are in residence at The Thunderbird, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Kingston Trio are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
James Cleveland And The Gospel Chimes record A Little Talk With Jesus, Walking With The King and other tracks for Savoy Records in the USA.
Entering at No72, Dear Ivan by Jimmy Dean is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Entering at No72, Dear Ivan by Jimmy Dean is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The film soundtrack album Blue Hawaii by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the UK albums chart.
The Twist by Chubby Checker reaches No1 in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Phil Ochs plays at The Universalist Church, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Elvis Presley continues his winter holiday at the Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Elvis Presley's fourteenth album, Blue Hawaii, reaches No1 in the UK Albums Chart.
Frankie Avalon plays the the fifth night of a week at the Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
The Shirelles enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Baby It's You which will peak at No8.
Bobby Vee hosts a March Of The Dimes charity event in Houston, Texas, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Johnny Will by Pat Boone.
Slide Hampton plays in Birdland, New York City, USA. His set list for the show includes Mack The Knife, White Christmas and Work Song.
When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart by Cliff Richard reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
The Twist-themed movie Twist Around The Clock is released to cinemas in Venezuela, South America. The movie stars Chubby Checker, Dion, The Marcels, Clay Cole and Vicki Spencer.
Phil Ochs plays at the Universalist Church, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
James Cleveland and the Gospel Chimes record A Little Talk With Jesus, Walking With The King and other tracks for Savoy Records.
The Shirelles enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Baby It's You, which will peak at No8.
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Michael Houser, guitarist of jam band Widespread Panic, is born in Boone, North Carolina, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single Midnight In Moscow by Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen.
The teen-oriented movie Hey Let's Twist, starring Joey Dee And The Starliters, Teddy Randazzo and Jo Ann Campbell is released to cinemas in Venezuela, South America.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Johnny Will by Pat Boone.