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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.
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 Do-Re-Mi, starring Max Bygraves, with music by Jule Styne, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 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.
Tommy Steele, Teddy Johnson And Pearl Carr, Jimmy James, The Raindrops, Joe Baker And Jack Douglas, Desmond Walter-Ellis, The KIms and Regine And Andre Berny play during a seven-week season at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
The Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem are appearing during a two-week engagement at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Joe Williams and Harry 'Sweets' Edison are playing at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Fabian is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Three Rivers Inn near Syracuse, New York State, USA.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Paul Anka negotiates an early end to his contract with ABC-Paramount Records, and will shortly re-sign to RCA Victor Records in a deal reputed to be worth $1m.
Billboard magazine in the USA reports that several recent single releases have encountered censorship problems. God, Country And My Baby by Johnny Burnette has been removed from playlists on radio stations WINS and WMCA in New York City after complaints that the song was 'sacrilege'. Similarly, radio bans are in force on Sam Cooke's Feel It, Fabian's Made You and Art And Dotty Todd's Cha Cha Chariot.
Country singer George Morgan arrives in Japan, Asia, to begin a series of theatre and club engagements.
Julie Wilson begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ruth Brown, The Vibrations, Jimmy Jones, The Sensations , Joe Turner, The Clovers, Little Anthony, David Ruffin and Arthur Prysock play the fourth night in a week of shows at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
John Coltrane plays at St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Cy Grant performs a news-based calypso on the BBC-tv topical magazine show Tonight in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Everly Brothers record the song I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. It will appear on their 1965 album Rock And Soul. At the same session they also record Trouble In Mind, Step It Up And Go and Love Makes The World Go Round.
Johnnie Ray and Timi Yuro, with Clyde Otis as their producer, record I Believe, A Mother's Love, Up Above My Head and You Can't Get Away From Me, in New York City, USA.
Dennis Lotis, Johnny Douglas And His Orchestra with Ronnie Price at the piano, The swinging guitars of Judd Proctor And The Plainsmen and The Ivor Raymonde Singers are heard on the BBC Light Programme radio show Swingsong, broadcast live from London, England, UK, Europe.
Monique Van Vooren is playing at Cafe Bonaparte, in the Sharaton Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Spencer, Iowa, USA.
Just Out Of Reach becomes the first single by Solomon Burke to enter the Billboard Top 40 in the USA where it will peak at No 24.
Connie Francis is playing during a week-long engagement at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Burl Ives releases a new single, A Little Bitty Tear, on Decca Records in the USA.
Count Basie plays a one-nighter at Club Laurel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A benefit event for Booker Little (who died in early October) is held at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA.
Bobby Vee enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with his latest release, Run To Him / Walkin' With My Angel, which will peak at No2.
Jazz pianist Sonny Clark records the album Leapin' And Lopin' for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Gospel group the Rev. H.B. Crum And The Golden Keys record Fighting For Jesus, I Am the Way and other tracks for Sharp Records in the USA.
Adam Faith plays at The ABC, Hull, England, UK, Europe.