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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.
Stan Kenton plays during a four-week season at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, showcasing his 'New Era In Modern American Music'.
Tony Bennett plays during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Harris is playing at The Show Boat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald is playing during a season at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
Comedy singing duo The Smothers Brothers play at The Crystal Palace, Gaslight Square, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Also on the bill is teenage singer Barbra Streisand.
Helen O'Connell is playing during a three week booking at Mr. Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Barbara Gilbert.
Bob Dylan plays the eighth of fifteen nights as support to John Lee Hooker at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Kelly Hansen, lead singer with Hurricane and a later incarnation of Foreigner, is born in Hawthorne, California, USA.
Brook Benton plays the twenty-sixth night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Jimmy Forrest Quartet records the album Out Of The Forrest, for Prestige Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Johnny Sandon And The Searchers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Thelonious Monk Quartet and Lou Bennett play a live concert at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Shorty Rogers And His Orchestra Featuring The Giants record Inner Space and An Invisible Orchard at RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson records Brown-Eyed Handsome Man, My Baby Left Me, Slippin' And Slidin' and other tracks, for Capitol Records in the USA.
The Marcels, Jerry Butler, Dee Clark and Maxine Brown play the fifth night of a week at the The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Robert Goulet, Julie London and Bob Newhart appear on the Gary Moore Show on CBS-tv in the USA.
The Harold Quinn Trio is playing during a three week engagement at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.