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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.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Package tour The Biggest Show Of Stars For '60, featuring Brenda Lee, Duane Eddy, Fabian, Chubby Checker, Freddy Cannon and Bill Black's Combo, plays at The Shrine Mosque, Springfield, Missouri, USA.
Ral Donner records Girl Of My Best Friend, It's Been A Long Long Time and And Then, at Fox-Talent Recording Studio, Azalea Park, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Three Nights A Week by Fats Domino enters the Billboard R'n'B Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No8.
Guitar instrumental band The Ventures release a new single, Perfidia/No Trespassing, on Dolton Records in the USA.
Ray Berrier, guitarist of bluegrass recording band The Lost And Found is born in Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA.
Jazz trombonist Keith Christie plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene, for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
The Beatles play the seventh night of a lengthy residency at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany.
Brenda Lee releases a new LP, This Is Brenda, on Decca Records in theUSA.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the fifth night of two weeks at The Golden Nugget Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1.
Simon Townshend, younger brother of The Who's Pete Townshend, and a recording artist in his own right, is born in London, UK.
Simon Townshend, younger brother of The Who's Pete Townshend, and a recording artist in his own right, is born in London, UK.
The Drifters, Ruth Brown, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Joe Tex and Donnie Elbert play the fourth night of a week at The Tivoli , Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Ventures release a new single, Perfidia/No Trespassing, in the USA.
Comedy novelty song Mr Custer by Larry Verne reaches No1 on the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
Eric Martin, lead singer of Mr Big, is born in Long Island, New York, USA.
Jazz trombonist Keith Christie plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. (1960)N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene, for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.