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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.
The Beatles play two shows. First is The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, at lunchtime, and the Majestic, Birkenhead, in the evening.
Marty Robbins records Lovely Hula Hands, The Night I Came Ashore and Echo Island, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet record Theme For June, There'll Be No Tomorrow and The Most Beautiful Girl In The World for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the eighth night of a three week season at the El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Beatles play two shows. First is The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, at lunchtime, and The Majestic Ballroom, Birkenhead, in the evening.
Dance band leader Roger Wolfe Kahn dies of a heart attack in New York City, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic, Hull, UK.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the eighth night of a three-week season at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated make their first BBC Radio broadcast on the show Jazz Club, in London, UK.
Al Cohn And His Orchestra record Mission To Moscow, The Sochi Boatmen, Midnight In Moscow, Let's Dance, Russian Lullaby and Red, White And Blue Eyes, for Colpix Records in New York City, USA.
Ray Charles reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart with I Can't Stop Loving You.
Elvis Presley borrows $134,000 to buy land, using his mansion Graceland, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, as collateral.
Ray Charles plays at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows record Reelin' And Rockin' and Razzle Dazzle in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Joe Maphis and Merle Travis record West Coast Blues, Blast Off and Kentucky Waltz, in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
British pop idol Shane Fenton opens the Mansfield And District Society for the Mentally Handicapped annual fete in Mansfield, UK. Shane will find greater success in the 70s as Avin Stardust.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows record Reelin' And Rockin' and Razzle Dazzle in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic, Hull, UK.
The Rolling Stones make their first appearance at The Marquee Club, Charing Cross Road, London, UK, supporting Long John Baldry.
Solomon Burke plays the seventh of ten nights at the Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Rolling Stones make their first appearance at The Marquee Club, Charing Cross Road, London, UK, supporting a band led by Long John Baldry.
Cindy's Birthday by Shane Fenton And The Fentones enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No19 during a stay of eight weeks. Shane will find greater success in the 70s as Avin Stardust.
Bob Luman records Hey Joe, Envy, The Fool and You're Everything at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Solomon Burke plays the seventh of ten nights at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Country singer, songwriter and guitarist Willie Nelson records There Goes A Man and There's Gonna Be Love At My House, at Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Liberty Records.
British pop idol Shane Fenton opens the Mansfield And District Society for the Mentally Handicapped annual fete in Mansfield, UK. Shane will find greater success in the 70s as Avin Stardust.
Bob Dylan signs a new publishing deal with M. Witmark And Sons and records a demo of his song Blowin' In The Wind in their small studio at 488 Madison Avenue, New York City, USA.
Paul Anka plays the fifth of eight nights at Freedomland Amusement Park, The Bronx, New York, USA.
Paul Anka plays the fifth of eight nights at Freedomland Amusement Park, The Bronx, New York City, USA.
Cindy's Birthday by Shane Fenton And The Fentones enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No19 during a stay of eight weeks. Shane will find greater success in the 70s as Avin Stardust.