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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.
Patsy Montana is playing during a four-week stretch at Harrah's Club, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Max Roach Quintet, Abbey Lincoln and Mal Waldron play during a two-week residency at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA. The gigs provide a showcase for Roach's Freedom Now Suite, which powerfully advocates civil rights.
Stan Kenton plays during a four-week season at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, showcasing his 'New Era In Modern American Music'.
Doo-wop classic Blue Moon by The Marcels begins a three week stay at No1 in the Billboard magazine Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
The highest new entry in this week's Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is Tenderly by Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra entering at No67.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Wholesome British balladeer Craig Douglas is in trouble because his cover version of Gene McDaniels' American hit 100 Pounds Of Clay is banned by the BBC for blasphemy. The lyric suggests that God might have created woman out of building materials. Douglas will re-record it with new words.
Country-gospel quartet The Blackwood Brothers play in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis headlines the WVOK Shower Of Stars show at Birmingham Armory, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Ernest Tubb plays in Vallejo, California, USA.
Jim Reeves plays the last of three nights in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Benny Hill, Jess Conrad and Dickie Valentine appear on UK tv pop show, Thank Your Lucky Stars, filmed at Teddington Studios, Richmond, London, England, UK, Europe.
Barbra Streisand plays the third of ten nights at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Folk singer Cisco Houston, dying of cancer, is interviewed by Leslie Claypool Jr. for KRHM-FM Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Paul Anka comes to the end of a short season at The Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA.
During a tour of the mid-West, Ray Charles and Betty Carter play the first of two nights at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Brook Benton plays the sixteenth night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley movie, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
Ray Price, aka The Cherokee Cowboy, plays in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Theme For A Dream by Cliff Richard and The Shadows.
One of Europe's most popular vocalists, Dalida, marries the man who discovered her, Julien Morisse, in Paris, France, Europe.
John Lee Hooker plays the first of fifteen nights of shows at Gerde's Folk City, New York City, USA.
Cannonball Adderley and his combo leave New York City, USA, to begin a three-week-long tour of 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.