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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.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Harry Belafonte is playing during a month of shows at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Judy Henske is playing during three weeks of gigs at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Flamenco guitarist Juan Serrano is playing during three weeks of gigs at The 2nd Fret, Philadelphia, pennsylvania, USA.
The Dillards are playing during three weeks at The Shadows, Washington DC, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis is playing during a month-long series of shows at The Chez Paree Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA. This series of shows is considered to have contributed greatly to turning his flagging career around.
Folk duo The Goldcoast Singers is appearing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA, during a four-week booking, with The Willow Creek Ramblers.
Max Bygraves begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
On a day off, the Rolling Stones catch the James Bond movie From Russia With Love in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays in Nantes, France, Europe, backed by The Sunlights.
Damita Jo opens for two weeks at The Embers, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Elvis Presley begins location filming for his next film, Kissin' Cousins, at Big Bear, near San Bernardino, California, USA.
Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
When Edith Piaf is buried in Père Lachaise cemetery, Paris, France, Europe, it is estimated two million people line the streets of Paris to pay their respects.
The Marvelettes release the Smokey Robinson composition As Long As I Know He's Mine for Motown Records in the USA.
Jimmy Powell And The Five Dimensions play at Ken Colyer's Studio 51, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. The Five Dimensions' harmonica player is a young lad called Rod Stewart.
The album Moon River And Other Great Movie Themes by Andy Williams is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, receives an invitation for the band to appear on the prestigious Royal Variety Performance later in the year.
Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers play the first of seven nights of shows at The First Floor Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Billy J. Kramer records I'm In Love, for Parlophone Records in the UK, but it will not be released, because a version by The Fourmost is considered to be more commercial by Parlophone. The song is composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Vaughn Monroe opens for a week at Sunset Lodge, Morehead, Minnesota, USA.
The Scottish Promoters Association presents Elgin Holiday Dance with Eddie Le Pard And His Leopards in The Two Red Shoes, Elgin, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Toni Carroll opens for three weeks at The Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, London, England, UK, Europe.
Susan Barrett is the musical guest on tonight's edition of tv show The Tonight Show Starring Carson, in the USA.
Country music singer and recording artist Marion Worth plays in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Billy Fury, Joe Brown, The Karl Denver Trio, The Tornados, Marty Wilde, Daryl Quist, Dickie Pride, Larry Burns and The Ramblers play at The ABC, Northampton, England, UK, Europe.
The Merseybeats play a lunchtime session at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Frank Sinatra is host-narrator at the Israel Histadrut Anniversary show in Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, with Leslie Uggams among the guests.