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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.
Columbia recording artist Jill Corey is playing during two weeks at Beverly Hills, Southgate, Kentucky, USA.
Jonah Jones is playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Imperial Records artist Peggy King is playing during a three-week engagement at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jerry Wallace is playing during a two-week engagement at El Cortez, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Oscar Brown Jr. is playing at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Ray Peterson is playing during a week of shows at The Uptown Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Connie Francis is playing during a week of shows at Blinstrub's Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Kirby Stone Four are playing during two weeks at The Playboy Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA. During thgis stint, they record a live album for Columbia Records.
The Allisons, featuring Trowbridge-born Bob Day, enter the UK pop singles chart with Are You Sure, which will peak at No2.
Jazz saxophonist Oliver Nelson records the album Blues And The Asbstract Truth, at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Impulse! Records.
Tennessee Ernie Ford performs his new single, Dark As A Dungeon on his own tv show in the USA.
Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine records a live album, Up At Minton's, at Minton's Club, New York City, USA, for Blue Note Records.
Sailor by Petula Clark is the new No1 single in the UK, Europe.
Senator Lewis Taliaferro of Tennessee, USA, sends a letter to Elvis Presley regarding the passage of a Senate Joint Resolution, inviting Elvis to officially visit the Tennessee General Assembly.
Jazz pianist George Russell records Mardi Gras, Lunacy and other tracks for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
Quincy Jones And His Orchestra record Rico Vacilon, Africana and other tracks for Mercury Records inFine Recording Studios, New York City, USA.
The Coasters, Ike And Tina Turner, The Capris and Chuck Jackson play the last of seven nights at the The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play a lunchtime session at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The film Ocean's 11, starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr, opens in Hong Kong.
The Stan Getz Quartet plays the ninth of twelve nights at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bobby Darin is playing during a three week engagement at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Pee Wee Russell and Coleman Hawkins record the album Jazz Reunion for Candid Records in New York City, USA.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.