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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.
Tony Bennett plays during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Harris is playing during two weeks at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Neil Sedaka and Anita Bryant are playing during eight nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Roy Hamilton is headlining at The Apollo Theater, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are Damita Jo, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry and The Chimes.
The Wilburn Brothers play during a six-day engagement at The Flame Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Don Ellis records Natural H, Cock And Bull and other tracks for his album New Ideas, in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the third night in a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Fats Domino plays the fourth of six nights at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald begins a 12-night run at the 200-capacity Crescendo Club, Los Angeles, California, USA. Her producer, Norman Granz, records every night and the whole run will be released as the live box set Twelve Nights In Hollywood.
Missouri rockabilly singer/guitarist Larry Terry signs a recording deal with Ozark Records in the USA.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows appear at the NSPCC Pied Piper Ball in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet records the album Plus in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records
Frankie Avalon plays the seventh of ten nights at The Three Rivers Inn, Clay, New York State, USA.
Dave Guard announces that he is leaving The Kingston Trio, mainly because of disagreements within the group about the type of music they should be playing.
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Liberace is playing at The Chase Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Halfway To Paradise by Billy Fury enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No3, during a stay of 23 weeks.
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Jim Cifelli, a hard bop trumpeter and flugelhornist, best known for founding The New York Nonet, is born in Yorktown Heights, New York State, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Cliff Richard attends the Variety Club Awards at The Dorchester Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
Connie Francis plays the first night of a week at The Town Casino, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Gene Vincent plays the fourth of six nights at The Opera House, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
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.