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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.
The stage musical She Loves Me with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
Female saxophonist Vi Redd is playing during a month-long engagement at The Sugar Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
Billy Eckstine is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Folksinger Paul Sykes is appearing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA.
Jazz pianist Bill Evans records the album Trio 64, in Webster Hall, New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Roy Acuff is playing during a four-week long series of shows in The Mint, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Jim Reeves, with producer Chet Atkins, records Mexicali Rose, Carolina Moon, Moon River and When I Lost You in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on this session includes guitarists Harold Bradley and Velma Smith, bassist Bob Moore, drummer Kenny Buttrey [drums], pianist Hargus Robbins, saxophonist Boots Randolph and The Anita Kerr Singers.
Duke Ellington plays during a nineteen day season at The Golden Key Club, 641 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Jazz pianist Joe Sullivan plays a live set for the tv show Jazz Casual, in San Francisco, California, USA.
The Kinks play at a private Christmas party in Archway Tavern, London, England, UK, Europe.
Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys copyrights songs with the following titles - Back Home, If It Can't Be You, Funny Boy, No Big Thing, Part Of Me and Rock And Roll Bash in the USA.
Bobby Rogers of The Miracles marries Wanda Young of The Marvelettes in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Little Stevie Wonder continues with his Christmas season booking at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
The Animals play their second date at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, this time for a Wednesday evening gig. Also on the bill are The Big Three .
Brook Benton continues with his two week engagement at Basin Street West, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
A two-hour long radio special, From Us To You, starring The Beatles, is recorded at the BBC's Paris Studio, London, England, UK, Europe. The show features a duet with Rolf Harris, in which the words of Rolf's hit, Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport, are altered to include lines such as "Don't ill-treat me pet dingo, Ringo…" Other guests in the show were Susan Maughan, Jeanie Lambe, Kenny Lynch, Joe Brown And The Bruvvers, The Kenny Salmon Seven, and Alan Elsdon’s Jazzband with Mick Emery. The show will be broadcast on the BBC Light Programme service on Boxing Day.
The Kentucky Colonels play the first of three nights at Club 47, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Having lived in Europe for five years, American singer Paul Robeson leaves on the return journey back to the USA.
The Rolling Stones play at The Corn Exchange, Bristol, England, UK, Europe, then immediately return to London to attend a party at the Mayfair flat of Decca Records' PR man Tony Hall.
Greg D' Angelo, drummer with Anthrax and White Lion, is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The Satellites play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jack Simmons And His Orchestra.
Latin-jazz pianist, clarinettist and recording artist Angel Lopez is born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Floyd Cramer, with Chet Atkins as his producer, records Last Date, Take Me, Forever, Moon River and White Silver Sands in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Hank Thompson records How Do You Hold A Memory, Just An Old Flame and other tracks, in Capitol Tower, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Andy Williams is the musical guest on tonight's edition of The Danny Kaye Show on CBS-tv in the USA.