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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.
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.
, 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
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.
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.
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.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
is filming scenes for his tenth movie Kid Galahad
in Culver Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Although Duke Ellington
and his Orchestra are currently playing during a residency at Basin Street East, New York City, USA, Johnny Hodges and Billy Strayhorn make use of the band to undertake a recording session for Verve Records
during which they record Don't Get Around Much Anymore
, Stardust, Jeep's Blues and other tracks.
is born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Europe. he will find success as a singer, songwriter, guitarist and politician. He will also found the band Navi Papaya in 1980 with Ivan Hlas.
records Sad Story
, You Only See What You Wanna See, I Can't Hold Your Letters and other tracks at Bell Sound Studio, 237 West 54th Street, New York City, USA.
, subtitled 'A gospel song-play' opens at The 41st Street Theater, New York City, USA, starring gospel vocalists Professor Alex Bradford, Marion Williams and The Stars Of Faith. The show is is a retelling of the classic Nativity story with an entirely black cast, traditional Christmas carols sung in gospel style, plus a few songs created specifically for the show.
Dennis Lotis, Johnny Douglas and his Orchestra with Ronnie Price at the piano, Judd Proctor And The Plainsmen and The Ivor Raymonde Singers are heard performing live in the BBC Light Programme radio show Swingsong in London, England, UK, Europe.
And His Shamrocks, riding on the Top Ten success of the 1960 hit Mission Bell, open at Le Crazy Horse in Los Angeles, California, USA, for a twelve week season.
Irresistible You by Bobby Darin
makes its debut on the Billboard
Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA. It will peak at No15 during a 13 week run on the chart.
plays a live show at a baseball park in San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
Pathologist Arthur Max Barrett dies of cancer in Cambridge, England, UK. He is the father of a fifteen year old boy who will find fame as Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd
and Georgie Riddle are playing during six days at The Flame Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
, The Tennessee Three, June Carter, Roger Miller
, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in The Municipal Auditorium, Topeka, Kansas, USA.
And His Orchestra are playing during a 17-night engagement at Basin Street East, New York City, USA. Also on the bill is Gloria Lynne
, with her trio led by Earl May.
performs a topical calypso on the BBC-tv news magazine show Tonight, live from London, England, UK.