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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.
The Al Casey Quartet, led by jazz guitar virtuoso Al Casey, records Blue Moon, Dancing In The Dark and other tracks for Moodsville Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Gregg Allman, later to found The Allman Brothers Band, is given an electric guitar on his 13th birthday.
Bobbysox teen idol Fabian hosts an After-School Coke Party in the lobby of The Paramount Theater, New York City, USA.
The latest Elvis Presley movie, G.I. Blues opens at The Plaza cinema, London, UK.
Sam Cooke plays the fourth night of a week at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA.
The Al Casey Quartet records Blue Moon, Dancing In The Dark and other tracks for Moodsville Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Al Casey Quartet records Blue Moon, Dancing In The Dark and other tracks for Moodsville Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Man Of Mystery by The Shadows enters the UK Popular Singles Chart where it will peak at No5, during a fifteen-week run on the chart. This song will inspire the guitar part on the 1977 Elvis Costello hit song Watching The Detectives
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The Gigi Gryce Orch-tette records Caravan, Reminiscing, Yesterdays and Take The 'A' Train, in New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.
US pro-censorship organisation The League Of Decency criticises the latest Elvis Presley movie, G.I. Blues, for glamourizing what it sees as"immoral behaviour".