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The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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.
Susie Darlin' by Tommy Roe is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No71.
Bobby Rydell plays the third of ten nights at The Montecello Supper Club, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA.
I Got A Woman by Jimmy McGriff enters the Billboard Hot100 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No20.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
A silver disc is awarded to the UK hit single Telstar by The Tornados.
Don Everly of The Everly Brothers collapses on the stage of The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during rehearsals for their imminent tour. After two suicide attempts in The Savoy Hotel, he is too drugged on amphetamines to perform. Phil Everly goes on and does the tour alone.
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Surfin' Safari, by The Beach Boys peaks at No14 in the Billboard Top40 Singles Chart in the USA.
Little Richard, Sam Cooke and Gene Vincent begin a UK tour at The Granada, Woolwich, London, UK.
Dave 'Baby' Cortez plays the second of seven nights at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
If I Had A Hammer by Peter, Paul And Mary peaks at No10 in the Billboard Top40 Singles Chart in the USA.
John Wiggins of popular contemporary country duo John And Audrey Wiggins is born in Waynesville, North Carolina, USA.
Freddie and the Dreamers play at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UKsupported by Sonny Webb and the Cascades.