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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.
Patti Page is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
The Oranim Zabar Troupe plays during a four week run at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ray Charles is playing during an engagement at The Zebra Lounge, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Chubby Checker is headlining a week of shows at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by The Isley Brothers, The Drifters and The Unforgettables.
Dave Remington And His Dixie Six are playing at The Cafe Continental, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sam Butera And The Witnesses are playing at The Tradewinds, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Patti Leeds.
Folk star Bob Gibson and gospel quartet The Grandison Singers are playing at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Henri Salvador is playing during a cabaret season at The Savoy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Marvin Gaye releases his debut album, The Soulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye, in the USA.
Duane Eddy plays the third night of a week at The Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Recruit RA19693532 James Marshall Hendrix [Jimi Hendrix] writes home to his family in Seattle from his US army posting in Fort Ord, California, USA.
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Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine records the album Dearly Beloved for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Shirley Bassey marries film director Dr. Kenneth Hume at Paddington Register office, London, England, UK, Europe. Miss Bassey is wearing a pink costume with toque hat and veil to match.
Petula Clark marries her manager, Claude Wolff.
Gene Vincent plays at The Drill Hall, Congleton, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Darin With Bob Mersey's Orchestra records Come September, Special Someone, Teenage Theme and Lovin' On for Atco Records in New York City, USA.
The Dukes Of Dixieland are playing during a two-week engagement at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Ben Arden And His Orchestra.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra record Sugar Blues, Echoes Of Harlem and other tracks for the Mercury Records album Ten Trumpets And Two Guitars at Studio A in Bill Putnam's United Recording Corp. studio, Hollywood, California, USA.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet records Maori Blues, Unsquare Dance and Far More Drums in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records.
Paul Anka plays the eighth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley spends $9,205 on a new 21-foot Coronado water-skiing boat.
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.