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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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
Peggy Lee is playing during three weeks of shows at The Pigalle Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
Gene McDaniels is playing at New Fack's nightclub, San Francisco, California, USA.
Actor and singer John Raitt is playing during a two-week engagement at The Princess Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Doc Bagby and his combo are playing during a week of shows at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Joanie Sommers is playing at Eddy's Bar And Grill, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Betty Johnson is playing at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Paul Anka continues with a week-long engagement at The Manor Hotel, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Chris Spedding, later to become a noted rock guitarist, moves with his family from Sheffield, England, UK, europe, to London.
Gene Vincent plays at Dobbie Hall, Larbert, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
The Beatles play at The Town Hall, Litherland, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Rydell comes to the end of a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Novelty song Who Put The Bomp? by Barry Mann enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA. It will peak at No7 during a twelve-week stay on the chart.
The Jarmels appear on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, performing A Little Bit Of Soap
Aretha Franklin plays the eighteenth night in a three week season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the twenty-second of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Campbellsville, Kentucky, USA.
Duane Eddy plays the fourth night of a week at The Beachcomber Bar, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Brook Benton plays the twenty-seventh night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Brenda Lee releases a new LP, All The Way, on Decca Records in the USA.
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin play a concert in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Let's Twist Again by Chubby Checker peaks at No8 on the Billboard singles chart in the USA.
Stanley Milgram, an assistant professor of psychology at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, begins a series of experiments to determine how main pain one person might inflict on another if ordered to do so. The alarming results of Experiment 18 - showing that 37 of 40 people would inflict a high degree of pain - will inspire the song We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37) on the 1986 Peter Gabriel album So.
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.