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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.
Carol Channing with The Bennetts and Ben Arden And His Orchestra are playing at The Empire Room of The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Porter Wagoner plays during a week of shows in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Ooh La La - "an all-new musical comedy on ice" is playing at The Boulevard Room Theatre Restaurant in The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Matt Monro and his manager Don Black are staying at The Savoy Hilton Hotel.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Shirley Bassey is staying at The Hotel Plaza.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles are on holiday in Paris, France, Europe.
The EP Spirituals by Tennessee Ernie Ford is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
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.
Bringing her European visit to an end, Connie Francis plays at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Lonzo And Oscar play the second of three nights in Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
The movie Splendor In The Grass is released to cinemas in the USA. After seeing the film, Jackie De Shannon will be inspired to write a song entitled Splendor In The Grass. She will record it in 1965 for Imperial Records, with instrumental and vocal backing by The Byrds.
George Shearing has the second of two days recording with Wes Montgomery at United Recording studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, for the album George Shearing With The Montgomery Brothers.
Scott Hoffman, drummer of southern-fried rock band .38 Special, is born in Fort Myers, Florida, USA.
Conway Twitty records his version of Leroy Van Dyke's current hit Walk On By for MGM Records in the USA.
Frankie Avalon opens for a ten-day run at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Duke Ellington, his friend Frank Holzfeind (owner of Blue Note Records) and members of the Ellington Orchestra, attend a meeting of the Lake Meadows Arts And Jazz Society at The Meadows Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet is born in Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dakota Staton is playing during a six-night stint at Jorgie's, Gaslight Square, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Joe Harriott plays at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, opens at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run for 543 performances.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Lonnie Donegan and his manager Cyril Berlin are staying at The Hotel Plaza.
The Clovers record The Bootie Green, Salty Tears,Travel On and Drive It Home, in Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
Avant garde jazz composer Sun Ra records the album The Futuristic Sounds Of Sun Ra, for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
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.