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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 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 Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 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 Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem are appearing during a two-week engagement at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Fabian is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Three Rivers Inn near Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Monique Van Vooren is playing at Cafe Bonaparte, in the Sharaton Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Julie Wilson is appearing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Lonzo and Oscar are playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Chico Hamilton Quintet is playing at The Birdhouse, Chicago, Illinois, USA,
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
Vaughn Monroe is playing during a two-week engagement at The Crown Room, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Adam Faith plays at The ABC, Northampton, England, UK, Europe.
Barbara McNair and Dave Astor are playing at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Price is playing in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The Temperance Seven, The Mudlarks, Michael Cox, Bert Weedon, Joan Small and Tommy Sanderson And The Sandmen play at The Granada, Edmonton, England, UK, Europe.
Cy Grant sings a news-based calypso on the BBC-tv topical magazine show Tonight, broadcast live from London, England, UK, Europe.
Elvis Presley is on location in Idyllwild, California, USA, film scenes for his upcoming movie Kid Galahad.
Jimmy Dean, Leroy Van Dyke, Patsy Cline, Billy Grammer and Rene Waters play at Wharton Fieldhouse, Moline, Illinois, USA. When the venue's 6,000 capacity is exceeded, thousands of fans have to be turned away, resulting in a traffic jam which the Moline Police Department say is bigger than anything they'd ever encountered before.
When Herbie Mann plays at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, the gig is recorded and will be released as an album, Herbie Mann At The Village Gate.
Brook Benton is playing during a one-week engagement at The Town Hill, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Bobby Vee releases a new single, Love's Made A Fool Of You, on London Records in the UK.
The Kingston Trio play at Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dion releases a new single, The Wanderer, on Laurie Records in the USA. The song is co-written by Dion and his friend Ernie Maresca.
It is announced that the next movie starring UK pop idol Cliff Richard will be titled Summer Holiday.
Baker Knight records Tears On My Pillow, Careless Hands, Do You Love Me and Whose Little Baby Are You? at RCA Victor Studio, 1510 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters, Junior Lewis, aka C.L. Blast, The Dovells, The Isley Brothers and Solomon Burke play the fourth night in a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Candid Records, the jazz subsidiary label of Cadence Records in New York City, USA, is closed down after just one year in operation, during which it released albums by Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Lightnin' Hopkins and Cecil Taylor.
Peggy Seeger plays at The Institute Of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
The Rhythm Kings, Larry Wrice's Band and The Shirley Hall Dancers are playing in an 'all-star show', featuring the twist at Roberts' Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Beatles play two concerts on this day. First is a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. Then, in the evening they play at The Village Hall, Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Scobey And His Frisco Band plus Art Hodes are playing at Bourbon Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Peter Nero And His Trio are playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Johnny Burnette releases a new single, I'm Still Dreamin' on London Records in the UK.
Connie Francis plays the fifth night in a week of shows at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Fats Domino releases a new single, his version of the Hank Williams composition Jambalaya, on Imperial Records in the USA.
Johnny Mathis, with The Jimmy Cook Orchestra, plays to a packed house at The Memorial Auditorium, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.
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Patti Page records Personality, The Twist, Georgia On My Mind and other tracks at Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The session is produced by Shelby Singleton, Jr., and the band features guitarists Grady Martin, Jerry Kennedy and Harold Bradley, bassist Bob Moore, drummer Buddy Harman, pianist Floyd Cramer and saxophonist Boots Randolph.
Joe Williams and Harry 'Sweets' Edison are playing at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Kingston Trio play a sell-out show at The Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
In a desperate attempt to cash in on The Twist dance craze, The Marcels release a new single, Merry Twist-mas, on Colpix Records in the USA.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Fennimore, Wisconsin, USA.
James Brown releases a new single, Lost Someone, on King Records in the USA.
The Drifters release a new single, Room Full Of Tears, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Brook Benton is playing in The Town Hall, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
John Coltrane plays at The Granada, Walthamstow, London, England, UK, Europe.
Diahann Carroll is playing at The Persian Room in The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.