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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.
The Noel Coward
-composed musical Sail Away
is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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.
, 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
The musical Kean
, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway
Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Musical comedy The Gay Life
is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
is filming scenes for his tenth movie Kid Galahad
in Culver Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
And His Orchestra are playing during a 17-night engagement at Basin Street East, New York City, USA. Also on the bill is Gloria Lynne
, with her trio led by Earl May.
is undertaking a one-month tour of Spain, Europe, and Morocco, Africa, where he is performing for American troops, sponsored by the United Service Organizations.
is playing during a three-week engagement at the My Fair Lady club in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
, Doug Sheldon, The Ken-Tones and Harry Robinson
's Band perform live in the BBC Light Programme radio show The Robinson Crew Show in London, England, UK, Europe.
Although Duke Ellington
and his Orchestra are currently playing during a residency at Basin Street East, New York City, USA, they also manage to fit in an appearance at The Radio And Television Executive Society Christmas Party in The Hotel Roosevelt, New York City, USA.
Jeanne Black records Letter To Anya
in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Popular Scottish singer Andy Stewart
introduces Norma Cairns, Dixie Ingram, Harry Carmichael, Ian Powrie and his Band, The Ron Silver Quartet and The Aeolian Singers on the BBCtv show The White Heather Club, a live broadcast from Scotland, UK.
Pocketful Of Miracles
opens in the USA, starring Bette Davis and Glenn Ford, but also featuring the scree debut of singer-actress Ann-Margret.
The comedy movie
records One More Time, Don't Cry On My Shoulder and Somebody's Gonna Miss Me at RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
1. The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens (RCA)
2. The Twist - Chubby Checker
3. Peppermint Twist, Part 1 - Joey Dee And The Starliters (Roulette)
4. Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes
5. Run To Him - Bobby Vee
The Top 5 singles for the week beginning on this date on Radio WABC, New York City, USA, is as follows :
John Eacott, who will play trumpet in the 80s band Roman Holliday
, is born in Reading, Berkshire, England, UK.
records My One And Only Love, I Wish You Love and I Love You Much Too Much for Capitol Records
at 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham
's Quintet plays a live gig in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, which is recorded and will be eventually released as a live album, Short Story
, on Steeple Chase Records.
Connie Hall, with producer Owen Bradley
, records I Reserve The Right, Half The Time and Yes There's A Reason in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. Backing vocals on the session are provided by The Jordanaires
records performances of The Young Ones and I Wake Up Cryin' for the ATV show All Kinds Of Music in the UK. the show will be broadcast on December 26.
A son, Vincent Cooke, is born to Sam Cooke
and his wife Barbara, in Los Angeles, California, USA.