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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.
The Flamingos are playing during a lengthy engagement at Robert's Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
Jimmie Rodgers is playing during a nine-day engagement at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Tony Bennett is starring in Guys And Dolls at Herb Rogers' Chicago Music Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Connie Francis plays the second night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Bobby Vee recordsTake Good Care Of My Baby, written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, at United Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Hawkshaw Hawkins and Jean Shepard play during four nights in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Petula Clark plays the third of six nights at The Room At The Top, Hereford, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz vocalist Clea Bradford records Skylark, Willow Weep For Me and other tracks for her album These Dues, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Little Miss Dynamite, aka Brenda Lee, is the guest co-host on popular tv show American Bandstand, recorded at WFIL-tv in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Bandstand declares this to be Brenda Lee Day.
Connie Francis is playing at The Sahara Club, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Manu Chao is born in Paris, France, Europe. He will become the leader of Manu Negra, arguably the most important band in France during the 80s and 90s.
Maynard Ferguson And His Orchestra record Up Shift, Pit Stop and other tracks for Roulette Records in New York City, USA.
UK pop idol Adam Faith stars in The Adam Faith Show on Associated Rediffusion tv, with guests Tony Bennett, Adele Leigh, Richard Wattis and Dick Charlesworth And His City Gents, and musical accompaniment by The Tony Osborne Orchestra.
Ring Of Fire by Duane Eddy enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No17.
Paul Anka plays the last night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
June Carter (aka June Carter Cash) plays a live show in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 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.