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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.
Tony Bennett plays during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Harris is playing during two weeks at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Neil Sedaka and Anita Bryant are playing during eight nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Roy Hamilton is headlining at The Apollo Theater, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are Damita Jo, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry and The Chimes.
The Wilburn Brothers play during a six-day engagement at The Flame Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Hal David and Leon Carr copyright their composition I Wish That I Could Cry.
When acoustic blues guitarist Babe Stovall plays at Preservation Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, his performance is recorded, and the track Careless Love will be subsequently be released on the Flyright Records compilation album, Babe Stovall.
Barbra Streisand plays the second night in a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays the third of six nights at The Opera House, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Popular tv show American Bandstand, in the USA, features Danny And The Juniors.
Paul Anka is the guest musician on NBC-tv's Perry Como Show in the USA. Anka's performance is on videotape.
Frankie Avalon plays the sixth of ten nights at The Three Rivers Inn, Clay, New York State, USA.
Beyond The Fringe, with music and lyrics by Dudley Moore, opens at The Fortune Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Danny Carey, drummer for Tool and Green Jelly, is born in Paola, Kansas, USA.
Fats Domino plays the third of six nights at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Thelonious Monk Quartet play in Bern, Switzerland, 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.