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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.
Harry James And His Orchestra are playing during a week of shows at The Brass Rail, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Seven Little Girls by British vocal trio The Avons.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play at the Granada, Woolwich, UK.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single Starry Eyed by Michael Holliday.
Brook Benton, Ruth Brown and Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown play the second nightof a week of shows at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA is This Magic Moment byThe Drifters entering at No70.
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour plays at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Acts on the bill include Freddy Cannon, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Bobby Rydell, Johnny And The Hurricanes, The Isley Brothers, The Crests, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Sammy Turner and Linda Laurie.
When Ella Fitzgerald plays at the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany, the concert is recorded and will be released as the LP Ella In Berlin, widely considered to be one of her finest live performances.
Chuck Berry is headlining at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Little Anthony And The Imperials, Baby Washington and The Mello-Kings.
Jackie Wilson plays at the Rockland Palace, New York City, USA, supported by Brook Benton and The Cadillacs.
Ella Fitzgerald plays at the Deutschlandhallen, West Berlin, West Germany, Europe.
Teen Angel by Mark Dinning reaches No1 in CashBox magazine's chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
When Ella Fitzgerald plays at the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany, the concert is recorded and will be released as the LP Ella In Berlin, widely considered to be one of her finest live performances.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Why, by Anthony Newley.
Adam Faith, Emile Ford, The John Barry Seven, The Avons, Mike Preston and The Checkmates play at St George's Hall, Bradford, UK.
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.