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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.
Liberace is playing at The Chase Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Hank Thompson plays during a three-week engagement at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Gene McDaniels is playing during a ten day residency at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Patti Page is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Rydell plays at The Glen Casino, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Gaumont State Ballroom, Kilburn, London, England, UK, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the eighth night in a month-long engagement at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the second night of a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Jim Reeves plays a live gig in Roswell, New Mexico, USA.
Jimmy Rogers plays the fifth night of two weeks in the Camellia house Lounge at The D rake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pearl Bailey headlines a benefit show at The Lake Meadows Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is in honour of Hank Schwab, head of the local Art And Jazz Society.
The Thelonious Monk Quartet plays in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Jimmy Hendrix [later to become Jimi Hendrix] is given a two year suspended sentence for his part in a car theft, at Seattle Court House, Seattle, Washington, USA. The sentence is light because he has decided to enlist in the US Army.
Al Massler, head of Amy-Mala Records flies out of New York City, USA, to begin a three week visit to Africa in order to investigate the feasibility of opening a record and plastic business there.
Connie Francis plays the last night of a week at The Town Casino, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald plays the sixth night of a twelve-night run at The Crescendo Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The George Shearing Quintet records Simplicity and So This Is Cuba in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
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.