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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.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Dean Martin is playing during three weeks at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Shirley Bassey is staying at The Hotel Plaza.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Matt Monro and his manager Don Black are staying at The Savoy Hilton Hotel.
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.
Frankie Avalon plays during a ten-day run at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Jimmy Clanton plays during seven nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Miles Davis is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Renaissance Room, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Delta Rhythm Boys are playing during a week of shows at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The stage musical Do-Re-Mi, starring Max Bygraves, with music by Jule Styne, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 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.
Flatt and Scruggs play a live concert in Boonshill, Tennessee, USA.
Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee play at The Town Hall, Ealing, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz drummer Gene Jackson is born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He will play with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Hugh Masekela, Elvis Costello and many others.
Freddie North releases a new single, Someday She'll Come Along, on Phillips International Records in the USA.
Stan Kenton releases a new album, A Merry Christmas, in the USA on Capitol Records.
American music trade magazine Billboard reports that Nat King Cole is shortly to launch his own, as yet un-named, record label. Cole will, however, remain with Capitol Records as a solo artist.
The McGuire Sisters begin a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Curtis Lee appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, performing Pretty Little Angel Eyes.
The album Belafonte At C arnegie Hall by Harry Belafonte is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
You're The Reason by Bobby Edwards reaches No1 in the Canadian singles chart.
The Gary McFarland Orchestra records its contributions to the Anita O'Day album All The Sad Young Men, in Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Dion begins a one-week tour of the UK.