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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 Paul Winter Sextet is playing during three weeks at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are playing during two weeks at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Maurice Chevalier is starring in a one-man show during four weeks at The Ziegfeld Theater, New York City, USA.
Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane play at The San Juan Hotel, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Eddie Fisher is playing at The Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Accordionist and singer Dick Contino is playing at Ray's Supper Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Luisillo And His Spanish Dance Theatre, a 28-piece troupe, provide music and dance billed as "The Greatest Show Ever Brought To Town" during a week of shows at Sky, Singapore, Asia.
Brian Hyland, Little Eva and The Brook Brothers play at The Granada, Mansfield, England, UK, Europe.
The Beach Boys have recording sessions in Los Angeles, California, USA, during which they work on the songs Let's Go Trippin', Honky Tonk, Misirlou and The Noble Surfer.
Derrick Morgan plays a 'farewell show' at The Palladium Theatre, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean. Also appearing are Jimmy Cliff and Desmond Dekker.
The Beatles record ten tracks (including Misery and A Taste Of Honey) for their debut album, Please Please Me, in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Cliff Richard appears at a concert in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa, to raise funds for the care of delinquent children.
Ben E. King with Claus Ogerman's Orchestra records I [Who Have Nothing] for Atco Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Judy Garland is playing during a three-week engagement at the South Shore Room, Harrah's Resort, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA. On this day, she comes down with a bout of flu.
The movie The Continental Twist, (aka Twist All Night) is released to cinemas in Sweden, Europe. The movie stars Louis Prima and Sam Butera And The Witnesses.
Thirty-five pupils at North Hills High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, are suspended for a one week because of "wild hair styles and tight-fitting clothes" which "violated the school's 19657 grooming code."
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Jackie McLean records Marney, Dusty Foot, Vertigo, Cheers and Yams for his Blue Note Records LP, Vertigo, in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Sheryl Suzanne Crow is born in Kennett, Missouri, USA. She will find success as rock singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow.
The Robert DeCormier Folk Singers open at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, for a fifteen-night stand.
Big Pete Deuchar's Country Blues play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Blues By Six.
The Gipsy Cried by Lou Christie peaks at No3 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
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Doris Day and Robert Goulet release the soundtrack LP Annie Get Your Gun on Columbia Records in the USA. (N.B. This is not the original soundtrack LP, but a version by Columbia Records attempting to cash in on the success of the Broadway play.)
Elvis Presley continues filming scenes for his next movie, Fun In Acapulco, at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Bobby Hackett records Consider Yourself, Food Glorious Food and other tracks for his Columbia Records album Jazz Impressions Of Lionel Bart's Oliver, at Columbia's 30th Street studio in New York City, USA.
Bill Anderson and Ray Price play in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.