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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.
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, 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.
Miles Davis is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Renaissance Room, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jimmy Clanton plays during seven nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
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.
Little Jimmy Dickens is playing during a five-day engagement at The Four Seasons club, New Aurora, Colorado, USA.
The Devil At 4 O'Clock, a disaster movie starring Spencer Tacy and Frank Sinatra is released to cinemas in the USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play a concert at The Officers' Club, Dover Air Force Base, Dover, Delaware, USA.
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 play during a seven-week season at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
Folk singer Edna Ritchie plays at Western Kentucky State College, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA.
Mark Wynter releases a new album, The Warmth Of Wynter, in the UK on Decca Records.
Gene Vincent records Baby Don't Believe Him and Lucky Star with The Dave Burgess band in his last session at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Bill Hardman Quintet records Buckeye Blues, Angel Eyes, Capers and other tracks for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
Cliff Richard continues with his brief visit to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, Asia.
Ray Charles And His Big Band begin a European tour with a show at The Kongresshaus-Bühne, Zurich, Switzerland.
Tenor sax virtuoso Gene Ammons records Up Tight, Five O'Clock Whistle and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA, for Prestige Records.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Essoldo, Huddersfield, 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.
Mantovani and his orchestra play at Northrup Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Jazz trumpet star Wynton Marsalis is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Martha Raye, Rita Moreno, Kaye Ballard, Red Ingle and others are the guests on NBC-tv's Kraft Music Hall, hosted by Perry Como, in the USA.
The film version of popular stage musical West Side Story goes on release in the USA.
The Funky Five record Amen and So What for Artist Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.