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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.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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 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.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes for his tenth movie Kid Galahad in Culver Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a 17-night engagement at Basin Street East, New York City, USA. Also on the bill is Gloria Lynne, with her trio led by Earl May.
George Jones and Georgie Riddle are playing during six days at The Flame Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Bob Scobey And His Frisco Band are playing at Bourbon Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Stan Getz is playing at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Roy Acuff is undertaking a one-month tour of Spain, Europe, and Morocco, Africa, where he is performing for American troops, sponsored by the United Service Organizations.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan. The song is a cover version of a USA hit by Gene McDaniels.
Sarah Vaughan is playing during a three-week engagement at the My Fair Lady club in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Danny Williams, Joe Brown And The Bruvvers, The Viscounts, Rose Brennan, Ray Pilgrim, Arthur Greenslade And The Gee-Men, Tommy Sanderson And The Sandmen and Bob Wallis And His Storyville Jazzmen provide the live music on the BBC Light Programme radio show Saturday Club, from London, England, UK, Eujrope.
Baby It's You by The Shirelles is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No71. The song is composed by Burt Bacharach (music), Luther Dixon (credited as Barney Williams) and Mack David (lyrics).
Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee become the proud parents of a baby boy, Dodd, at Cedars Of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Joe Harriott plays at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Doris Day, with The Andre Previn Trio, records, Close Your Eyes, for their joint Columbia Records album Duet.
Helen Shapiro, Danny Williams, The Brook Brothers, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor and The Galliards, The Two Tones, The Red Price Combo, Joe Baker and Jack Douglas play at The Granada, Mansfield, England, UK, Europe.
Brenda Lee plays the twelfth night of a pre-Christmas season in The Congo Room of The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Matt Monro and Cyril Ornadel and his Orchestra are the musical guests on The Benny Hill Show on BBC-tv in London, England, UK, Europe.
Johnny Burnette with The Johnny Mann Singers records Angry At The Big Oak Tree, Second Chance and Clown Shoes in United Recording Corporation, Studio A, 6050 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Musicians on the session include Tommy Allsup and Barney Kessel [gtrs], George Callender [bass gtr], Earl Palmer [drums] and Robert Florence [piano].
Louis Jordan is playing at The Latin Casino, Philadelphia, USA.
Johnny Cash, The Tennessee Three, June Carter, Roger Miller, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play in Danceland, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
Dale Hibbert, who will become the first bass player for The Smiths, is born in Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean.
Ike Quebec, with Grant Green on guitar, records Blue And Sentimental and Don't Take Your Love From Me, at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Willie Jones All-Star Jazz Trio plays the second of three nights at The Talk Of The Town, Phoenix, Illinois, USA.
The Horace Silver Quintet is playing at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Drifters play the last of six nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cliff Richard has a recording session at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, during which he records You Don't Know, So I've Been Told and Take Special Care.