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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.
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.
Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt and Brother Jack McDuff record the album Soul Summit for Prestige Records in New York City, USA.
The Ike And Tina Turner Revue plays the fifth night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA, supported by The Olympics and Big Maybelle.
Paul Anka plays the thirteenth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Cowboy Copas plays a live show in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.
Ray Charles is the musical guest on tonight's edition of tv's Perry Como's Music Hall in the USA. The show was pre-recorded in the UK by the BBC.
Ray Charles, The Coasters, Betty Carter and The Angels play the first of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Preservation Hall, a new venue dedicated to showcasing traditional jazz, opens in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic, Darlington, England, UK, Europe.
Linda Scott appears on popular tv show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
George Morgan and Stringbean play a live show in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Roy Acuff plays a live show in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
June Carter (aka June Carter Cash) plays the second of two nights in Houston, Texas, USA.
Frankie Avalon is on the second day of a tour of South America.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Willis Brothers play a live show in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers record I Hear A Rhapsody and Circus, for Impulse Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Johnnie And Jack and Kitty Wells play a live show in Lexington, Kentucky, 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.