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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.
The Springfields (including Dusty Springfield] and Matt Monro begin a week-long residency at The Pavilion, Weymouth, UK.
Singer-songwriter and recording artist Jim Edfors is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Arthur Alexander releases the single Anna [Go To Him], on Dot Records in the USA. It will later be covered by The Beatles.
Paul Anka makes a guest appearance on tv show I've Got A Secret in the USA.
Lloyd Price plays the fifth of ten nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Baz Luhrmann, film director, producer, screenwriter, actor and pop hitmaker, is born in Sydney, Australia.
The Coasters, The Contours and Aretha Franklin play at the recently opened Zanzibar Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Duke Ellington (piano), Charles Mingus (bass) and Max Roach (drums) record Backward Country Boy Blues for Blue Note Records at Sound Makers Studio in New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington (piano), Charles Mingus (bass) and Max Roach (drums) record Backward Country Boy Blues for Blue Note Records at Sound Makers Studio in New York City, USA.
A riot breaks out at the City Auditorium, Houston, Texas, USA, when it is announced that Jackie Wilson has not arrived to perform at this evening's show.
Singer-songwriter and recording artist Jim Edfors is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Arthur Alexander releases the single Anna (Go To Him), on Dot Records in the USA. It will later be covered by The Beatles.
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Ramblin' Rose by Nat King Cole peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Duke Ellington (piano), Charles Mingus (bass) and Max Roach (drums) record Backward Country Boy Blues for Blue Note Records at Sound Makers Studio in New York City, USA.
The song Bring It On Home To Me by Sam Cooke is registered for copyright in the USA.
A riot breaks out at The City Auditorium, Houston, Texas, USA, when it is announced that Jackie Wilson has not arrived to performat this evening's show.
Elvis Presley begins filming studio scenes for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, at MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ramblin' Rose by Nat King Cole peaks at No2 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Paul Anka makes a guest appearance on US tv show I've Got A Secret.
Elvis Presley begins filming studio scenes for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, at MGM Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Springfields (including Dusty Springfield) and Matt Monro begin a week-long residency at The Pavilion, Weymouth, UK.
Lenny Welch releases the first vocal version of the instrumental hit A Taste Of Honey, on Cadence Records in the USA. It will later be covered by The Beatles.
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The Everly Brothers record the Gerry Goffin-Carole King song I Can't Say Goodbye To You at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.
Baz Luhrmann, film director, producer, screenwriter, actor and pop hitmaker, is born in Sydney, Australia.
Lloyd Price plays the fifth of ten nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Duke Ellington (piano), Charles Mingus (bass) and Max Roach (drums) record Backward Country Boy Blues for Blue Note Records at Sound Makers Studio in New York City.
Duke Ellington [piano], Charles Mingus [bass] and Max Roach (drums) record Backward Country Boy Blues for Blue Note Records at Sound Makers Studio in New York City, USA.
The Everly Brothers record the Gerry Goffin-Carole King song I Can't Say Goodbye To You at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Warner Brothers Records.