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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.
Popular vocalist Tommy Leonetti is playing during a two-week engagement at The Red Lion Inn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Della Reese is playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Troy Shondell appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, performing This Time.
Elvis Presley orders a new piano from Jack Marshall Pianos in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Johnny Mathis stars in the UK tv show Personal Appearance, on the ITV network.
Lonnie Johnson and Victoria Spivey play the eighth of thirteen nights at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Hitmaking r'n'b vocal group Shep And The Limelites record Our Anniversary, Who Told The Sandman, Gee Baby What About You, I'm A-Hurting Inside and Easy To Remember, for Hull Records in New York City, USA.
King Curtis records The Hucklebuck, Night Train, Honky Tonk and other tracks in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Prestige Records.
Otis Williams and His Charms record The Secret and Two Hearts at King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewester Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Jim Reeves And His Blue Boys play a live concert in The Arena, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada.
Roger Miller records his own composition Sorry Willie at the RCA Victor Records studio in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Eddie Vinson Sextet records Back Door Blues, Kidney Stew and other tracks in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Riverside Records. The band consists of Vinson with The Cannonball Adderley Quintet.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra have the first of two days of recording tracks for the album The Girl's Suite And The Perfume Suite at Columbia Records Studios in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows, Ivor Emmanuel, Richard Hearne (Mr. Pastry), Harry Smith-Hampshire and Doreen Casey, The Lucky Latinos, The Clark Brothers, Tommy Fields, The George Mitchell Singers, The Malcolm Goddard Dancers and The Tyldesley Girls' Choir are playing in the Big Show Of 1961 at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Adam Faith plays at The Room At The Top, Ilford, England, UK, Europe.
Louis Armstrong And The All Stars record Good Reviews, Nomad, Lonesome and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records. Piano player on the session is Dave Brubeck, and vocalist is Carmen McRae.
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.