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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.
B.B. King, The Drifters, Maxine Brown, Gene Chandler and others play the fifth of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Little Black Book by Jimmy Dean is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No75.
The Isley Brothers play the third of nine nights at the Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Quintessential folk trio Peter, Paul And Mary make their second Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA appearance with If I Had A Hammer, which will peak at No10.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the fifth day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
Neil Sedaka plays the sixth night of a week at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Dion arrives in London to begin a UK tour.
You Don't Know Me by Ray Charles peaks at No8 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA.
Quincy Jones records Desafinado and Chega De Saudade at A + R Studios, New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.
Chris Montez enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA for the first time with Let's Dance.
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Cliff Richard appears on BBC tv's Billy Cotton Band Show, in the UK.
Rick Nelson plays the second of three days at The World's Fair Of Music And Sound, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Neil Sedaka plays the sixth night of a week at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
The two-day long Philadelphia Folk Festival begins on The Wilson Estate, Paoli, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Acts appearing over the two days of the event include the Rev. Gary Davis, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Mike Seeger And Sonny Miller, Pete Seeger, Bonnie Dobson, Keith And Rooney and Tossi Aaron.
Chris Montez enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA for the first time with Let's Dance.
UK pop weekly Melody Maker reports that The British Federation of Musicians has disbanded.
It is reported in the Providence Evening Bulletin that Frank SInatra and Dean Martin are friends of notorious Mafioso boss Salvatore Rizzo.
Bobby 'Boris' Pickett's mock-horror single Monster Mash enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA at No85, beginning a fourteen week climb to No1.
Little Eva enters the UK singles chart with The Loco-Motion.
Little Black Book by Jimmy Dean is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No75.