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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.
Gordon Marshall, who will become drummer for The Moody Blues in 1991, is born in Nottingham, UK.
Jimmy Jones plays the sixth night in a week of gigs at the The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Eddie Cochran appears on UK tv pop show Boy Meets Girls.
The Coasters, The Isley Brothers and Dave 'Baby' Cortez play the second night in a two-week season at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Mississippi-born blues guitarist, singer and songwriter Billy Garland dies aged 41, in a car accident in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Don Hinton records Honey Bee, Jo Ann, Dream Girl and Heart Of Gold, for Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Bing Crosby and Perry Como sing duets together on US tv show Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall.
Cliff Richard records Thinking Of Our Love and other tracks at EMI's Abbey Road Studio No2, London, UK.
A US rock'n'roll package tour featuring Tommy Sands,Jerry Lee Lewis,Dion AndThe Belmonts,Neil Sedaka,Johnny And The Hurricanes,Freddy Cannon,Jimmy Clanton,Marv Johnson, leaves America to begin the Super Show trek across Australia.
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.