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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.
Patti Page is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
The Oranim Zabar Troupe plays during a four week run at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Dukes Of Dixieland are playing during a two-week engagement at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Ben Arden And His Orchestra.
Ike And Tina Turner, The Olympics and Big Maybelle are playing during a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Cowboy Copas plays a live show in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA.
Neil Andrew Howe Fox is born. He will find success as UK tv presenter Dr Fox [Pepsi Chart Show] and as a deejay on Capital FM. He is also known as Foxy and Neil Fox.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Don Friedman Trio records the impressionistic jazz piano album A Day In The City, for Riverside Records in New York City, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Drill Hall, Lincoln, England, UK, Europe
It is reported that Roger Miller recently spent several days in hospital following "another spill" from his motor scooter.
Tommy Zang is playing at The Village Barn, New York City, USA.
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Frankie Avalon begins a fifteen day tour of South America.
June Carter (aka June Carter Cash) plays the first of two nights in Houston, Texas, USA.
The Robert Shaw Chorale records the album The Stephen Foster Songbook, live at The Manhattan Center, New York City, USA, for an RCA Victor Living Stereo album.
George Morgan and Stringbean play a live show in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Duane Eddy plays the last night of a week at The Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Peter Bocage with his Creole Serenaders and The Love-Jiles Ragtime Orchestra records Hilarity Rag, The Entertainer Rag and other tracks for Riverside Records at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Paul Anka plays the twelfth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Jim Reeves plays a live show in Panama City, Florida, USA.
The Willis Brothers play a live show in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA.
Popular violinist Florian ZaBach plays at Connie Costa's Club, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.