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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.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Roy Acuff And His Smoky Mountain Boys are playing during a twelve-night stint in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Limeliters are playing during a one-week engagement at The Racquet Club, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Jazz group The European All Stars record a tv show in Baden-Baden, Germany, Europe.
Jim Reeves And His Blue Boys play a live concert in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada.
Frankie Avalon plays at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The new No1 single in both the USA and Canada is Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. The song is wrriten by Gerry Goffin and Carole King.
Della Reese is playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Oscar Peterson Trio with Milt Jackson on vibes, record The Work Song, Heartstrings and other tracks for Verve Records, in New York City, USA.
It is reported that the Irish Republic's only radio station, Radio Eireann, has banned the song Michael, in versions by The Highwaymen and Lonnie Donegan. Reasons for the band are not available at the time of the announcement.
Shirley Bassey is playing at The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
Popular vocalist Tommy Leonetti is playing during a two-week engagement at The Red Lion Inn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Lonnie Johnson and Victoria Spivey play the seventh of thirteen nights at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Dennis Lotis, Dorita Y Pepe, Dill Jones and The BBC Midland Light Orchestra appear in the BBC tv show September Song, recorded in the Midlands, England, UK, Europe.
Let's Get Together by Hayley Mills enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No8.
It is reported in US trade magazine Billboard that The Bulgarian Ministry Of Internal Trade has banned the import of American discs and sheet music in English to Bulgaria, Europe.
Martin 'Frosty' Beedle is born in Hull, England, UK, Europe. He will go on to play drums for Cutting Crew.
Frankie Laine, with the Johnny Williams Orchestra And Chorus, records Miss Sutton, Deauces Wild, Ride Through The Night and Cow Cow Boogie in CBS Recording Studio, 6121 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ike And Tina Turner reach No14 in the Billboard pop singles chart in the USA, and No2 on the R'n'B chart, with It's Gonna Work Out Fine.
Frank Sinatra attends a luncheon at The White House, Washington DC, USA.
Adam Faith plays at The Room At The Top, Ilford, England, UK, Europe.
James Cleveland and the Gospel Chimes record Deep Down In My Heart, Step On Over and other tracks for Savoy Records in the USA.
The Kai Winding Sextet is playing during an engagement in The Riverboat Room of The Penn-Sheraton Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows continue with a six-week season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Ronnie Hawkins And The Hawks record I Feel Good, Suzie-Q and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Roulette Records. The Hawks include Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko and Levon Helm, who will go on to form The Band. Sax player for the session is King Curtis.
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.