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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.
Etta Jones is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Counterpoint Club, Chicago, Illinos, USA.
Sarah Vaughan, with the Count Basie Orchestra, records The Gentleman Is A Dope for Capitol Records in Capitol Studios, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy movie Bells Are Ringing, starring Dean Martin and Judy Holliday, opens at cinemas in Argentina, South America.
Etta Jones plays at The Counterpoint Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Fats Domino plays in Wichita, Texas, USA, at the start of a nine day tour of Texas and Oklahoma that will gross $50,000.
Frankie Avalon plays at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Elvis Presley's manager, Col Tom Parker, announces that Elvis will play a fund-raising concert in Honolulu, Hawaii, to create a memorial to the USS Arizona, which was sunk by the Japanese during the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Cliff Richard records Almost Like Being In Love, Sentimental Journey and other tracks in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Elvis Presley's manager, Col Tom Parker, announces that Elvis will play a fund-raising concert in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, to create a memorial to the USS Arizona, which was sunk by the Japanese during the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play a live concert in TBS-TV Studios, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Fats Domino plays in Wichita, Texas, USA, at the start of a nine day tour of Texas and Oklahoma that will gross $50,000.
Sam Cooke plays the second night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem,New York City, USA.
Sam Cooke plays the second night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers play a live concert in TBS-TV Studios, Tokyo, Japan.
On an extensive nationwide promotional tour in support of his novelty single Baby Sittin' Boogie, Buzz Clifford visits deejays and other music business contacts in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the twenty-eighth night of a six-week season at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Brian Hylandperforms That's How Much on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the twenty-eighth night of a six-week season at The Golden Nugget, 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.
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.
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.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.