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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.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
While in New York City, USA, on a business trip, Matt Monro and his manager Don Black are staying at The Savoy Hilton Hotel.
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.
Miles Davis is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Renaissance Room, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The stage musical Do-Re-Mi, 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 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.
Little Jimmy Dickens is playing during a five-day engagement at The Four Seasons club, New Aurora, Colorado, USA.
Tommy Steele, Teddy Johnson And Pearl Carr, Jimmy James, The Raindrops, Joe Baker And Jack Douglas, Desmond Walter-Ellis, The KIms and Regine And Andre Berny play during a seven-week season at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
The Platters are playing during a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Connie Francis is playing during a two week engagement at The Latin Casino, Merchantsville, New Jersey, USA.
Johnnie And Jack, Kitty Wells and Jimmy Newman play a concert in St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA.
George Morgan plays in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Disgraced UK pop idol Dickie Pride appears in court for breaching his probation [relating to a charge of car theft] by 'failing to lead an industrious life'. He explains that he has been writing music.
Ferlin Husky, Smiley Wilson, Norma Jean, George Morgan, Eamon Napier And The Plainsmen and Leon McAuliff And His Cimarron Boys play a live show in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
Anita Bryant, with producer Don Law, records Honest John, Step By Step Little By Little, Cold Cold Winter and Free at Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
John Lee Hooker plays the first of three nights at Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
The Tokens release a new single, The Lion Sleeps Tonight, on RCA Victor Records in the USA with top production team Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore. The song is a re-written version of the Zulu folk song Wimoweh.
Flatt and Scruggs play a live concert in Elgin, Arkansas, USA.
Izzy Young of the Folklore Center, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, conducts one of the earliest interviews with Bob Dylan.
Jim Reeves plays the second of two nights in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The Beatles play at the Village Hall, Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Lord records The Trail Of Tears, The Precious J ewel, My Heart Tells Me So and I'll Go On Alone, with producer Wesley Rose, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Ray Edenton plays guitar on the session.
Kitty Wells, Johnnie And Jack, Marvin Rainwater, Jimmy Newman, Bill Phillips and The Tennessee Mountain Boys play a show in St. Clair, Minnesota, USA.
Bobby Rydell, Bobby Vee and Roy Orbison are on hand for the crowning of the first Miss Teenage America, Diane Lynn Cox, at a pageant in The Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Fats Domino, Brenda Lee and The La Rells play at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Andy Williams is playing during nine nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jerry Butler, Maxine Brown, The Cleftones, Bobby Lewis, The Blue Notes and Doc Bagby's Combo play during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Helen Shapiro, Danny Williams, The Brook Brothers, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor and The Galliards, The Two Tones, The Red Price Combo, Joe Baker and Jack Douglas play at The Granada, Sutton, England, UK, Europe.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The ABC, Lincoln, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play the second of three nights in Sydney, Australia, Oceania, supported by Mark Wynter.
Carl Butler plays a live gig in San Angelo, Texas, USA.
LaVern Baker, The Mar-Keys, The Halos, Little Caesar And The Romans, The Sims Twins, Johnnie And Joe, Wade Flemons, Rickey Allen and The Starlets are playing during a week-long engagement at The Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Charles And His Orchestra play the first of three nights at the Palais des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Brant Inn, Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
The Four Preps record The Seine at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley releases his fourteenth album, Blue Hawaii, on RCA Victor Records in the USA.