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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 Platters play the tenth night of a two week engagement at Fack's II Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Johnny Cash plays in The Municipal Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by The Fendermen.
Sam Cooke plays the third night in a week of headlining dates at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Paul Robeson comes to the end of a 32 day concert tour of the UK.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows, Kathy Kirby, Jerry Lordan, Peter Elliott and The Four Jones Boys come to the end of a British tour at The Gaumont, Ipswich, UK.
Count Basie and Sarah Vaughan are recording tracks for their Roulette Records duet album Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan.
Now living as a recluse in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA, the great songwriter Cole Porter refuses to attend the show A Salute To Cole Porter in the Metropolitan Opera House.
The Platters play the tenth night of a two-week engagement at Fack's II Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Paul Anka plays the last night in a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Platters play the tenth night of a two week engagement at Fack's II Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Chuck Berry (backed by The Nashville Teens) plays at The Gaumont, Bradford, Yorkshire, UK., supported by Carl Perkins (also backed by The Nashville Teens) and The Animals, Kingsize Taylor and The Dominoes, and The Swinging Blue Jeans.
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Jazz pianist Barry Harris spends the first of two days recording tracks for his album, At The Jazz Workshop, in San Francisco, California, USA, for Riverside Records.
The Silver Beetles, later to become The Beatles, play a lunchtime gig at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UK. Also on the bill are Cass And The Cassanovas.
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.