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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 Paul Winter Sextet is playing during three weeks at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Miles Davis is playing during a two-week engagement at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are playing during two weeks at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Maurice Chevalier is starring in a one-man show during four weeks at The Ziegfeld Theater, New York City, USA.
Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane play at The San Juan Hotel, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Accordionist and singer Dick Contino is playing at Ray's Supper Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Shelley Berman is playing in the Club Caribe Room of The Caribe Hilton Hotel, Puerto, Rico, Caribbean.
Ella Fitzgerald is playing at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
Stan Getz is playing at The Latin Casino, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Eddie Fisher is playing at The Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The John Coltrane Quartet is playing during six nights at The Jazz Temple, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Helen Shapiro, Danny Williams, Kenny Lynch, The Honeys, The Kestrels, Dave Allen and the Red Price Orchestra, and The Beatles play at The Granada, Bedford, England, UK, Europe.
Joe Williams, accompanied by the Jimmy Jones / Oliver Nelson Orchestra, records More Than Likely, She Doesn't Know, Soothe Me and Jump For Joy, for RCA Victor Records in Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Oleg Kireyev is born in Moscow, Russia, Europe. He will find international acclaim as a jazz saxophonist.
The Clare Fischer Trio records Strayhorn, Things Ain't What They Used To Be, Davenport Blues and The Thrill Is Gone in Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Red Lion, Sutton, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
The Supremes record (The Man With The) Rock And Roll Banjo Band in Hitsville USA Studios, Detroit, Michigan, USA. The banjo on this track is played by Cranford Nix Sr.
Patsy Cline records Does Your Heart Beat For Me and Bill Bailey, for Decca Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Bill Evans records N.Y.C.'s No Lark for his Verve Records LP Conversations With Myself, in New York City, USA. The album uses what was then a controversial method of recording, by overdubbing three different yet corresponding piano tracks for each song.
Lou Christie records Two Faces Have I at Gateway Studios in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. This song will provide the inspiration for the 1987 Bruce Springsteen song Two Faces.
Jazz drummer Specs Wright dies a drug-related death aged 35 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. In his career he had played with Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Earl Bostic, Cannonball Adderley, Art Blakey, Carmen McCrae and many others.
Bill Anderson and Ray Price play in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs make the first of seven on-screen appearances in the CBS sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, for which they provided the theme song. On this occasion, they introduce a new song, Pearl Pearl Pearl, addressed to the show's Pearl Bodine.
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall show on NBC-tv in the USA, features guest appearances by Anita Bryant, Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy.
Elvis Presley continues filming scenes for his next movie, Fun In Acapulco, at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
James Darren performs Pin A Medal On Joey on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gordon Edgar Downie is born in Amherstsview, Ontario, Canada. He will find acclaim as Gord Downie, founder/leader, vocalist and songwriter of The Tragically Hip.
Brian Hyland, Little Eva and The Brook Brothers play at the City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Pianist/composer/singer Onzy Matthews records Without Yor Love, One Note Samba, Non-Stop Jazz Samba, Bossa Nova Blue and other tracks, in Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Peggy Lee records Little Boat (O Barquinho) in Studio B, Capitol Records, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
George Hamilton IV plays in Perry, Iowa, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Big Three .
Luisillo And His Spanish Dance Theatre, a 28-piece troupe, provide music and dance billed as "The Greatest Show Ever Brought To Town" during a week of shows at Sky, Singapore, Asia.
Billy Fury and Matt Monro appear on the BBC radio show Parade Of The Pops in London, England, UK, Europe.