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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.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
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.
Popular singer Sandy Stewart is playing during a residency at The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pal Waaktaar of a-ha is born in Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Roy Acuff plays a live concert in Rutland, Vermont, USA.
Murray The K's Boss Holiday Show, with Jackie Wilson, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Belmonts, The Chantels, Tony Orlando and others, plays the thirteenth day of two weeks at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Jazz trombone virtuoso Kai Winding And His Septet play at Ohio Penitentiary, Ohio, USA.
Scott Travis, who will become the drummer with Judas Priest in 1989, is born in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Tony Bennett records Comes Once In A Lifetime, Tender Is The Night and Candy Kisses, for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
The Beatles play an evening gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by Johnny Sandon And The Searchers.
Blues pianist Little Brother Montgomery plays at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The gig is recorded and released as an LP by Riverside Records.
Carmen McRae and the Dave Brubeck Quartet record the album Take Five Live! at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play the tenth night in a six-week season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Dion, Roy Orbison, Ray Peterson, Freddy Cannon and Tony Orlando play in Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Brenda Lee plays the sixth of eight nights at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Tennessee Ernie Ford and Anita Bryant are playing at The New York State Fair, New York, USA.
The Soul Stirrers play the second night of a week-long gospel revue at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Paul Anka opens for a three week season at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Eric Dolphy Quartet plays at Berlingske Has, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
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.