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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.
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.
Dean Martin is playing during three weeks at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
Porter Wagoner plays during a week of shows in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Carol Channing with The Bennetts and Ben Arden And His Orchestra are playing at The Empire Room of The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ooh La La - "an all-new musical comedy on ice" is playing at The Boulevard Room Theatre Restaurant in The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Matt Monro and his manager Don Black are staying at The Savoy Hilton Hotel.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Shirley Bassey is staying at The Hotel Plaza.
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.
Dakota Staton is playing during a six-night stint at Jorgie's, Gaslight Square, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Frankie Avalon plays during a ten-day run at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Miles Davis is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Renaissance Room, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jimmy Clanton plays during seven nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
The Dukes Of Dixieland are playing during a three-night engagament at The Red Hill Inn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Delta Rhythm Boys are playing during a week of shows at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
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.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles return home to Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, at the end of a holiday in Paris, France, Europe.
Roy Acuff plays the second of three nights at Jackpot, Nevada, USA.
Bill Anderson plays the second of two nights in Moline, Illinois, USA.
Josh White is playing at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Cliff Richard releases his fifth LP 21 Today on Columbia Records in the UK. It will peak at No1 during November.
Boogie woogie pianist Meade Lux Lewis records new versions of Cow Cow Blues, Honky Tonk Train and other tracks in his home in Watts, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tio i topp is launched by Swedish Broadcasting [Sveriges Radio] as the first official pop music chart in Sweden, Europe. The first No1 on the chart is I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door by Eddie Hodges.
Ivory Joe Hunter appears on tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars in the UK.
Harry Belafonte plays in Barton Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York State, USA.
Ray Price plays a live show in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA.
Kitty Wells, Johnny And Jack, Marvin Rainwater, Jimmy Newman, Bill Phillips and The Tennessee Mountain Boys begin a tour with a show in Aurora, Illinois, USA.
Ernest Tubb plays a live show in Bandera, Texas, USA.
Dion flies from New York City, USA, to London, England, Europe, to undertake promotional activities and concerts.
Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee play at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The 10th Annual Hillbilly Celebration Day is held in Madison, Tennessee, USA, featuring artists including Tall Paul Charon, Chase Webster, Beverly June And Clyde Beavers at The Madison Music Mart. The event is attended by 60,000 fans.
Ferlin Husky plays in Port Huron, Michigan, USA.
Stonewall Jackson is playing in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
Ferlin Husky plays in Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA.
Joe Williams performs live at Birdland, New York City, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is September In The Rain by Dinah Washington, entering at No84.
Cliff Richard celebrates his 21st birthday at EMI headquarters in London, England, UK, Europe, before boarding a plane to fly to Singapore, Asia, at the start of a tour of the Far East.
Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, opens at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 1,417 performances.
Ruth Brown, The Coasters, Jackie Wilson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chris Kenner and The Vibrations play at Kiel Auditorium, St Louis, Missouri, USA.
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.