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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.
Patsy Montana is playing during a four-week stretch at Harrah's Club, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Stan Kenton plays during a four-week season at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, showcasing his 'New Era In Modern American Music'.
Stage musical The Music Man closes at The Majestic Theater, New York City, USA, having notched up 1375 performances.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley film, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
Liverpool-born Michael Holliday appears on UK tv pop show, Thank Your Lucky Stars, filmed at Teddington Studios. Also on the show are Petula Clark, Mark Wynter.
The Thelonious Monk Quartet plays live in Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
During a tour of the mid-West, Ray Charles plays at the Music Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA. With tickets costing $4.00, the show grosses $22,000.
Jerry Kennedy and Tommy Tomlinson (aka Tom and Jerry) release a new LP, Guitar's Greatest Hits, on Mercury Records in the USA.
Brook Benton plays the twenty-third night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the last of ten nights at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Cannonball Adderley plays at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
The Marcels, Jerry Butler, Dee Clark and Maxine Brown play the second night of a week at the The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
The highest new entry in this week's Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is The Continental Walk by Hank Ballard And The Midnighters entering at No68.
Bob Dylan plays the fifth of fifteen nights as support to John Lee Hooker at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Country-gospel quartet The Blackwood Brothers play in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Popular vocalist Julie London appears in an acting role in the tv series Checkmate, in an episode entitled Goodbye Grief.
Pop guitarist Duane Eddy, trying his luck as an actor, is filming Thunder Of Drums in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the fifth of six nights at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, 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.