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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.
Stan Kenton plays during a four-week season at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, showcasing his 'New Era In Modern American Music'.
Tony Bennett plays during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Harris is playing at The Show Boat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald is playing during a season at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
The Harold Quinn Trio is playing during a three week engagement at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Helen O'Connell is playing during a three week booking at Mr. Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Barbara Gilbert.
Henry Mancini records Moon River Cha Cha, Loose Caboose, Something For Cat and other tracks for RCA Records in the USA.
Country-gospel quartet The Blackwood Brothers play in Rome, Georgia, USA.
Elvis Presley flies back to Hollywood, California, USA, to shoot studio scenes, after completing location filming for Blue Hawaii in Hawaii, USA.
The Marcels, Jerry Butler, Dee Clark and Maxine Brown play the last night of a week at the The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
John Lee Hooker is playing two weeks of shows at Gerde's Folk City, New York City, USA, supported by up-and-coming folkie Bob Dylan.
Jazz pianist and organist Sir Charles Thompson records Night And Day, Pennies From Heaven, S' Wonderful and other tracks in Paris, France, Europe.
Brook Benton plays the twenty-eighth night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Liberace is playing at Freddie's Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Joanie Sommers is a guest on the Pat Boone Spectacular on ABC-tv in the USA.
The Strangers Rock Group plays at The Locarno Ballroom, in the Town Hall, Old Town Square, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Johnny Preston, Paul Evans and Pilita Corrales play in the Rock'n'Roll Festival at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia. During the six-day run of this show, The Twist dance craze is introduced to The Philippines.
Brenda Lee plays live in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.
Comedy singing duo The Smothers Brothers continue with a three-week engagement at The Crystal Palace, Gaslight Square, St Louis, Missouri, USA. Second on the bill is teenage singer Barbra Streisand.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson records A Little Bitty Tear and I Don't Wanta Go, for Capitol Records in the USA.
Ray Charles plays at Carnegie Hall, New York City, 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.