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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.
Maxine Brown is playing during a week of shows at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Liberace is playing at Three Rivers Inn, The Clay, New York State, USA.
Manny Garcia and Vitin Santiago play in the Calypso And Limbo Revue at The Boom Boom Room, 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.
Bill Doggett plays during a ten-day engagement at at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Jerry Harrison Trio is playing in the Park Row Steak And Rib Room, Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bob Scobey And His Frisco Band play at Bourbon Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Herbie Mann Sextet is playing at The Bird House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Roy Rogers Show is appearing at The State Fair, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play at the grand opening of Mr. Luke's Outdoor Pavilion at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
Roy Hay, guitarist and keyboardist of Culture Club, is born in Southend, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at Aintree Institute, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Elvis Presley flies from Tampa, Florida, to Hollywood, California, USA, where he will begin filming studio-based scenes for his latest movie, Follow That Dream.
Ernest Tubb And His Troubadours play at Illinois State Fair, Springfield, Illinois, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the last of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Paul Anka plays the second of three days at Freedomland amusement park, The Bronx, New York, USA.
Johnny And The Hurricanes, Del Shannon and Bobby Lewis begin a brief tour in Rochester, New York State, USA.
Carl Butler plays a live concert in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Memphis Willie Borum records Brownsville Blues, Worried Man Blues, Every Day I Have The Blues and other tracks for Bluesville Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is The Mountain's High on Liberty Records by Dick And Dee Dee, entering at No72.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
British schoolgirl star Helen Shapiro reaches No1 in the UK Singles Chart for the first time with You Don't Know.
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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.