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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.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
The Oranim Zabar Troupe plays during a four week run at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Dukes Of Dixieland are playing during a two-week engagement at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Ben Arden And His Orchestra.
Ray Charles, The Raelettes, The Coasters, Joe Adams, Betty Carter, The Jazztet, The Little Angels and Jimmie Scott play during an engagement at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Stan Kenton And His Band are playing at Coney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Jo Ann Campbell plays during a three-week booking at The International Room, New York City, USA.
The Flamingos are playing during a lengthy engagement at Robert's Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jimmie Rodgers is playing during a nine-day engagement at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Duane Eddy plays at The Casino Royal, Washington DC, USA.
Package tour The Cara van Of Stars, featuring Freddy Cannon, Johnny Burnette, Gary U.S. Bonds, Danny And The Juniors, Jan And Dean, The Olympics, The Five Satins, Bobby Lewis, The Fabulous Four, The Mellow Kings, The Earls and The Doc Bagby Big Beat Orchestra, plays at The Roosevelt Drive-In, Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cowboy Copas plays a live show in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs And The Foggy Mountain Boys guest star on the New Dominion Barn Dance, in The WRVA Tehater, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Hats Off To Larry by Del Shannon is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No58.
Sam Cooke plays at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jim Reeves plays a live show in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Hawkshaw Hawkins and Jean Shepard play a live show in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92-day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Roland Alexander Quintet records My Melancholy Baby, Pleasure Bent and other tracks, inVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for New Jazz Records.
A Scottish Soldier by Andy Stewart reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Paul Anka plays the seventeenth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Bryn Jones is born in Manchester, England, UK, Europe. He will find some success as an electronic music recording artist under the name Muslimgauze.
Connie Francis plays the second of two nights at The Lagoon, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Hard bop tenor saxophonist and habitual heroin user Tina Brooks undertakes his last recording session, for Blue Note Records.
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.