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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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
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.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Doc Bagby and his combo are playing during a week of shows at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Actor and singer John Raitt is playing during a two-week engagement at The Princess Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Joanie Sommers is playing at Eddy's Bar And Grill, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Betty Johnson is playing at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Beatles play at St John's Hall, Tuebrook, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Jon Fariss, drummer of INXS, is born in Perth, Western Australia, Oceania.
Popular close-harmony vocal group The Hi-Lo's record The Very Thought Of You, More Than You Know, On The Alamo and Let Me Love You, for Columbia Records in the USA.
Duane Eddy plays the last night of a week at The Beachcomber Bar, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Bert Weedon plays at The Two Red Shoes Ballroom, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe.
A new movie, All In A Night's Work, starring Dean Martin, opens in theatres in Denmark, Europe.
Smoky Babe records Cotton Field Blues in Vance, Mississippi, USA.
James Cotton (under the name Jimmy Cotton) records Jimmy's Jump, Decoration Day Blues, Polly Put The Kettle On and Goin' Down Slow for Columbia Records in London, England, UK, Europe. The session also features Chris Barber on bass and Alexis Korner on guitar.
Paul Anka comes to the end of a week-long engagement at The Manor Hotel, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
The Reverend Gary Davis records You Got To Move, I'll Fly Away, Crucifixion and other tracks, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, for Bluesville Records.
Today's edition of daily tv pop show American Bandstand features a tour of Chubby Checker's home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Mary Kaye Trio records September Song, Unchained Melody, All Or Nothing At All and other tracks for Verve Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Aretha Franklin plays the last night in a three-week season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the twenty-fifth of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
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.