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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.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
The Oranim Zabar Troupe plays during a four week run at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Dukes Of Dixieland are playing during a two-week engagement at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Ben Arden And His Orchestra.
Jo Ann Campbell plays during a three-week booking at The International Room, New York City, USA.
Ray Charles, The Raelettes, The Coasters, Joe Adams, Betty Carter, The Jazztet, The Little Angels and Jimmie Scott play during an engagement at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Flamingos are playing during a lengthy engagement at Robert's Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jimmie Rodgers is playing during a nine-day engagement at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Big Three play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Ron Carter Quintet records Yes Indeed, Saucer Eyes and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey,USA, for New Jazz Records.
Gene Vincent plays at The Scala, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe.
June Carter (aka June Carter Cash) plays a live show in Gate City, Virginia, USA.
Connie Francis plays the first night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Odetta begins a four-week stint at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Israeli folk duo Ben And Adam.
Tony Bennett is starring in Guys And Dolls at Herb Rogers' Chicago Music Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Paul Anka plays the twentieth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Recruit RA19693532, James Marshall Hendrix [later to find fame as Jimi Hendrix] has an official US Army photograph taken at Fort Ord, California, USA.
Petula Clark plays the second of six nights at The Room At The Top, Hereford, England, UK, Europe.
Fats Domino records You Win Again and Your Cheatin' Heart at Cosimo Recording Studio, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Both songs are written by Hank Williams.
Maynard Ferguson And His Orchestra record Straightaway, Melancholia and other tracks for Roulette Records in New York City, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Vibrations appear on popular tv show American Bandstand at W-fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr. records Stranger In Paradise, That Lucky Old Sun 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.