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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.
Popular singer Jo Ann Campbell is playing during four weeks of shows as support for comedian Red Skelton at The Sands Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
Freddie Bell And The Bellboys are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Golden Hotel And Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Conway Twitty is playing during a week-long engagement at Manor Hotel, Widwood, New Jersey, USA.
Paul Anka is playing during a week of shows at The Frolics Club, Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald is playing during a week of shows at The Carter Barron Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Pop idol Tommy Sands is appearing in Remains To Be Seen at The Tenthouse Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz saxophonist George Braith records Slip Slop, The Cooker and other tracks for Savoy Records in New York City, USA, but the tracks are not released.
Variety magazine reports that Calico Records of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, , whose best-selling act is The Skyliners, has gone into liquidation.
Johnnie Ray plays the seventeenth night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, UK.
Bop jazz trumpeter Joe Gordon has the second of three sessions during which he records tracks for his Contemporary Records album Lookin' Good!, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ray Charles, The Coasters and Betty Carter play the sixth night of a week of shows at The Regal, Chicago Illinois, USA.
Blues guitarist/pianist/vocalist Pete Franklin records Black Gal, Prison Bound and other tracks in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, for Bluesville Records.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
Barbra Streisand performs A Sleepin' Bee and Lover Come Back To Me on New York City based tv show P.M.East.
Ral Donner plays at O'Hare Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the second night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Barbra Streisand plays the tenth night of two weeks at The Town'n'Country, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Pat Boone starts a ten day tour of South Africa.
Gene Vincent plays the third of six nights at The Hippodrome, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Brook Benton plays the first night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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.