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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.
The Righteous Brothers release a new single, Little Latin Lupe Lu, on Moonglow Records in the USA.
At The Wetherby Arms, Chelsea, London, UK, William Perks auditions for the job of bass-player with The Rolling Stones. He gets the gig, and changes his name to Bill Wyman.
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Ray Charles plays the ninth of fourteen nights at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
The Beatles play at the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, UK, as a support act on The Davy Jones Show. Gerry And The Pacemakers are on the same bill.
The very first Motor Town Revue, starring The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Miracles, Mary Wells, The Marvelettes, Little Stevie Wonder, The Contours, Martha And The Vandellas and more arrives at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, after a month on the road, for ten days of shows, which are recorded for the album - Recorded Live At The Apollo Vol 1.
Judy Garland and Robert Goulet are the guests on the tv show The Jack Paar Program in the USA.
Bob Dylan writes to music publishers M. Witmark And Sons of Madison Avenue, New York City, USA, acknowledging that he has placed eighteen songs, including Blowin' In The Wind, Ballad Of Hollis Brown, Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues, Mixed-Up Confusion and Tomorrow Is A Long Time, with them. (1962) [N.B. This fact was gleaned from information supplied by noted Dylan scholar Ian Woodward and reproduced in ISIS No149]
Jerry Landis releases a new single, The Lone Teen Ranger, on Amy Records in the USA. It flops, but Mr Landis will go on to find rather greater success as Paul Simon.
Adam Faith and Gene Vincent play at The Granada, Harrow, London, UK.
Cannonball Adderley records Groovy Samba, Saudade and other tracks, in New York City, USA, for the Riverside Records album Cannonball's bossa nova.
Del Shannon releases a new single, Little Town Flirt, on Big Top Records in the USA.
Cliff Richard releases a new single, The Next Time, in the UK on Columbia Records.
Carl Perkins plays the twenty-third night of a month at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.