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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.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play the fifth night in a week of shows at The Empire, Glasgow, Scotland.
Odetta plays at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
Adam Faith releases a new single, Someone Else's Baby, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Jazz organist Shirley Scott records Autumn Leaves and Bridge Blue at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Elvis Presley releases a new album, Elvis Is Back, in the USA on RCA Records.
Country music vocalist and actor John Schneider is born in Mount Kisco, Kentucky, USA.
Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, The Tony Sheridan Trio and Georgie Fame play the fifth of six nights at The Empire, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
Jimmy Rodgers plays the fifth night of a two-week engagement at the Cave Supper Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Joe Harriott Sextet records Caravan, You Go To My Head and other tracks in London, UK, for Riverside Records.
Elvis Presley releases a new album, Elvis Is Back, in the USA on RCARecords.
The Miles Davis Quintet, including John Coltrane, plays at The Kongresshaus, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Duane Eddy begins a week of shows at The Empire, Liverpool, UK.
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.