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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.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Dean Martin is playing during three weeks at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
Jerry Butler, Bobby Lewis, Maxine Brown, The (Detroit) Spinners, The Blue Notes, The Wanderers and Tommy Hunt play during a week of shows at The Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jimmy Rodgers plays during a week of shows at The Moore Theater, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Billy Grammer, with Owen Bradley as producer, records Life's Railway To Heaven at Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Porter Wagoner plays during a week of shows in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Temperance Seven play at the The Gaumont, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Frank Sinatra is the musical guest on tv's DuPont Show Of The Week in the USA.
Virtuoso trumpeter and soundtrack composer Steven Michael Bernstein is born in Washington, DC, USA, USA. As well as receiving an Academy Award nomination for his score for the film Get Shorty, he will play with artists as diverse as Tricky, Foetus, Aretha Franklin, Mel Torme, They Might Be Giants, Bootsy Collins and Don Byron.
Jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal is playing at The Alhambra Restaurant, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz pianist and composer Ted Kooshian is born in San Jose, California, USA.
Bob Dylan comes to the end of a two-week residency at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supporting the Greenbriar Boys.
Michie Nakatani of internationally successful Japanese band Shonen Knife is born in Osaka, Japan, Asia.
The Three Twins are playing at Allgauer's Villa Moderne Restaurant, Highland Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Chantels, The Bobbettes, Gladys Knight And The Pips and Big Maybelle play the first of six nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing at The Surf Ballroom, Clear Lake, Iowa, USA.
Glen Gray (leader of The Casa Loma Orchestra) spends the second of two days undertaking promotional activities for his new LP, Shall We Swing?, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Carol Channing with The Bennetts and Ben Arden And His Orchestra are playing at The Empire Room of The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Having completed a tour of the USA, Judy Garland returns to New York City.
While on holiday in Paris, France, Europe, John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles meet German photographer Jurgen Vollmer, who will become a good friend.
Popular Italian vocalist Gino Paoli releases his debut LP, Gino Paoli on Dischi Records in Italy, Europe.
In a show taped at The Sportspalast, West Berlin, Germany, Europe, The Ed Sullivan Show on tv in the USA features Louis Armstrong, Connie Francis and Maureen O'Hara.
Billie Jean Campbell, the wife of Glen Campbell, gives birth to a duaghter, Keli Glen Campbell.
The Biggest Show of Stars for 61, a package tour featuring Del Shannon, The Platters, Brook Benton, The Drifters, Phil Upchurch and others, plays in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Broadcaster, tv presenter and DJ Gary Crowley is born in London, England, UK, 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.