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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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Actor and singer John Raitt is playing during a two-week engagement at The Princess Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Betty Johnson is playing at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Roy Rogers Show is appearing at The State Fair, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Julie London and Bobby Troup play at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Milt Trenier And The Danny Long Trio are playing in Le Bistro, in The French Village, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Scobey And His Frisco Band play at Bourbon Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Roy Hamilton, Dizzy Gillespie, Big Maybelle, Etta Jones, The Isley Brothers, Tiny Topsy, King Coileman, Bobby Marchan and The Edsels play live at The Regal Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Liberace is playing at Three Rivers Inn, The Clay, New York State, USA.
Bobby Sykes plays a live concert in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Brook Benton releases a new single, Frankie And Johnny, on Mercury Records in the USA.
Jimmy Reed releases a new single, Bright Lights Big City, on Vee-Jay Records in the USA.
Cal Tjader, with vocalist Mary Stallings, records It Ain't Necessarily So, Honeysuckle Rose, Ain't Misbehavin' and other tracks for Fantasy Records in Sound Recorders, San Francisco, California, USA.
Red Nichols And His Five Pennies are playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Top Ten Singles being played on KRLA Radio in Los Angeles, California, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

1. The Mountain's High - Dick And Dee Dee

2. Michael - The Highwaymen

3. The Astronaut Part 2 - Jose Jimenez

4. Tossin' And Turnin' - Bobby Lewis

5. Take Good Care Of My Baby - Bobby Vee

6. I Like It Like That Part 1 - Chris Kenner

7. Sea of Heartbreak - Don Gibson

8. School Is Out - Gary U.S. Bonds

9. Mexico - Bob Moore

10. A Quarter To Three - Gary U.S Bonds

The Jerry Harrison Trio is playing in the Park Row Steak And Rib Room, Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Herbie Mann Sextet is playing at The Bird House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Judy Garland is in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to attend the out-of-town-opening of Noel Coward's new musical Sail Away.
Paul Anka plays the first of three days at Freedomland amusement park, The Bronx, New York, USA.
Bill Doggett plays during a ten-day engagement at at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Manny Garcia and Vitin Santiago play in the Calypso And Limbo Revue at The Boom Boom Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
US Army private James Marshall Hendrix [later to find fame as Jimi Hendrix] writes home from Fort Ord, California, USA.
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Don Barbour, with Bob Bain And His Orchestra, records It Happened In Monterey, Baltimore Oriole, Cry Me A River and Somebody Else Is Taking My Place at Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (Barbour is better known as a member of The Four Freshmen)
Maxine Brown is playing during a week of shows at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows record The Young Ones, Lessons In Love and What Is There To Say?, for the soundtrack to their film The Young Ones, at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Barbra Streisand plays the twenty-sixth of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Elvis Presley completes location filming for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Beach, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Solomon Burke releases a new single, Just Out Of Reach, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Duke Ellington and Odetta play an open-air concert at Ravinia, Highland Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker, Dodie Stevens and Freddy Cannon play at Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California, USA, as part of the Dick Clark C aravan Of Stars.
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.