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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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Popular singer Jo Ann Campbell is playing during four weeks of shows as support for comedian Red Skelton at The Sands Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
Freddie Bell And The Bellboys are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Golden Hotel And Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Shirelles play during a week of shows at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Peggy Lee is playing during three weeks of shows at The Pigalle Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Singing cowboy Rex Allen is performing at the Days Of 47 Rodeo, Salt Lake City, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Rex Theatre, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
When Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ben E. King, Sugar Pie DeSanto and others fail to show for a late-night gig at The Flamingo Club, Greenwich Street, Savannah, Georgia, USA, 1200 patrons go on a rampage which effectively destroys the venue. The same set of artists had, earlier in the evening, played a show at the local whites-only club, Bamboo Ranch, in the same town.
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Johnnie Ray plays the twenty-fourth night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, UK.
Jazz pianist Red Garland And His Trio record On Green Dolphin Street, I Ain't Got Nobody and other tracks at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA, for Jazzland Records.
Clarence 'Frogman' Henry plays the sixth night of a week at The Beachcomber Bar, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Nat Adderley completes recording of tracks for his album Naturally! at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
Brook Benton plays the eighth night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Edsels perform Rama Lama Ding Dong on popular tv show American Bandstand in W-Fil Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
A Quarter To Three by Gary U.S. Bonds enters the Record Retailer UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No7 during an eleven week run.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the ninth night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Barbra Streisand plays the third of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club , Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Dum Dum, by Brenda Lee enters the UK pop singles chart at No20, its highest position. The song is written by Sharon Sheeley and Jackie De Shannon.
The Beatles play a lunchtime and an evening gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Country duo Reno And Smiley play at WSVA-tv, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr. records Guys And Dolls, The Party's Over and other tracks for Reprise Records in Los Angeles, California, 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.