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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.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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 Do-Re-Mi, starring Max Bygraves, with music by Jule Styne, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 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.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Bill Black And His Combo are playing during a three-week engagement at The Roundtable, New York City, USA. They are joined by rockabilly artist Jumping Gene Simmons as an extra vocalist.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes for his tenth movie Kid Galahad in Culver Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Paul Anka plays during ten nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Wanda Jackson is playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Johnny Cash, The Tennessee Three, June Carter, Roger Miller, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in The Municipal Auditorium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Chart-topping clarinettist Acker Bilk plays in Ipswich, England, UK, Europe, supported by Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated.
James Brown, Sugar Pie DeSanto, Nat Kendrick and dancing troupe The Brownies play at The Evergreen Ballroom, Olympia, Washington, USA.
In the early hours of the morning, after a disastrous gig in Aldershot, The Beatles cheer themselves up with a visit to The Blue Gardenia Club in Soho, London, England, UK, before driving home to Liverpool. They choose the Blue Gardenia because it is owned by their friend Brian Cassar, formerly of Cass And The Cassanovas.
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Frank Ifield, The Karl Denver Trio, Bert Weedon And The Easy Beats, Barbara Kay and Alex Welsh And His Band with Clinton Ford perform live on the BBC Light Programme Radio Show Easy Beat, live from London, England, UK, Europe.
Mike Dee And The Jaywalkers play their last gig of the year at The Carlton Ballroom, Slough, Berkshire, England, UK, Europe.
Ray Charles plays at The State Fair Music Hall, Dallas, Texas, USA.
With his song Tower Of Strength currently at No1 in the UK, Frankie Vaughan plays at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
At The Casbah, West Derby, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, The Beatles' recently appointed manager Brian Epstein shows the group a contract he has drawn up for the group to consider. That night, they play at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool.
Brenda Lee plays the sixth night of a pre-Christmas season in The Congo Room of The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Singer Jane Morgan takes an acting role, appearing as the girlfriend of Jack Benny on his CBS-tv show in the USA.
Actress/singer Nia Peeples is born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ernest V. Stoneman, with Mike Seeger on banjo, records Stoney's Waltz, Bile 'Em Cabbage Down, All I Got's Gone, The Wreck Of The Number Nine, The Great Reaping Day and I'm Alone, All Alone for Folkways Records in Carmody Hill, Maryland, USA.
The Kingston Trio record Rocky and Old Kentuckyland for Capitol Records in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Joann Val with Jimmy Blade And His Orchestra is playing at The Camellia House, in The D rake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Emile Ford plays at The Danilo, Cannock, England, UK, Europe.