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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.
Dave Brubeck appears live on the NET-tv show Jazz Casual, hosted by Ralph Gleason in San Francisco, California, USA.
The Beatles play at the David Lewis Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Stanley Brothers play at The Famous Restaurant, Washington DC, USA.
Kitty Wells, Johnny And Jack, Marvin Rainwater, Jimmy Newman, Bill Phillips and The Tennessee Mountain Boys play a show in Portage, Wisconsin, USA.
The comedy What A Whopper! is released to cinemas in the UK. The film includes a role for pop idol Adam Faith, who sings the title song and also his recent hit single, The Time Has Come.
Pat Boone records Just Out Of Reach, Johnny Will, Deep Are The Roots and other tracks at Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Billy Vaughn leads the session, which also features guitarists Carol Kaye and Tommy Tedesco, bassist Larry Breen, drummer Nick Fatool, percussionist Elmer Schmidt, pianist Frank Scott and harmonica player George Fields.
Tommy Steele, Teddy Johnson And Pearl Carr, Jimmy James, The Raindrops, Joe Baker And Jack Douglas, Desmond Walter-Ellis, The KIms and Regine And Andre Berny open for a seven-week season at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
Little Jimmy Dickens is playing during a five-day engagement at The Four Seasons club, New Aurora, Colorado, USA.
Mick Jagger bumps into an old acquaintance, Keith Richards, in Dartford Railway Station, Dartford, England, UK, Europe. Together, they will go on to join a group formed by guitarist Brian Jones - The Rolling Stones.
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The 1958 compilation album Elvis' Golden Records Vol 1 is awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Jimmy Dean records Sixteen Tons, Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette, Gotta Travel On and other songs with producer Don Law at Bradley Film And Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band for the session includes guitarists Grady Martin, Harold Bradley and Ray Edenton, bassist Joseph Zinkan, drummer Buddy Harman, pianist Floyd Cramer and trumpeter Bill McElhiney.
The McGuire Sisters play during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pye Records holds a reception in The Ballroom of The Carlton Tower Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe, to celebrate the first major release of Reprise Records in the United Kingdom. Those releases include Reprise owner Frank Sinatra's own Sinatra Swings, and his Rat Pack buddy Sammy Davis Jr.'s The Wham Of Sam.
Dougie And The Dolphins record Yesterday's Dreams and Double Date, for Angletone Records in the USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, begins 26 twice-nightly UK theatre dates at The Essoldo, Cannock, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Popular vocalist Jo Stafford is the guest on tv's Garry Moore Show in the USA.
Tenor sax virtuoso Gene Ammons records The Breeze And I, Lester Leaps In and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, for Prestige Records.