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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 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 is playing at The Sahara Club, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Hawkshaw Hawkins and Jean Shepard play during four nights in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Bobby Rydell is playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Johnny Preston begins an eighteen-day, fifteen-city tour of the East Coast and the South of the USA.
Judy Garland is the guest interviewee on tv series Here's Hollywood, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Muddy Waters, Little Walter and The "5" Royales play the first night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Fats Domino plays a live show in Roswell, New Mexico, USA.
Petula Clark plays the fifth of six nights at The Room At The Top, Hereford, England, UK, Europe.
June Carter (aka June Carter Cash) plays a live show in Springfield, Missouri, USA.
The Beatles and Tony Sheridan continue recording in Hamburg, Germany, Europe, for Polydor Records with producer Bert Kaempfert.
Johnny Preston begins an eighteen-day, fifteen-city tour of the East Coast and the South of the USA.
Big Slim records I Got To Find My Baby and Don't Cry Baby, for Savoy Records in the USA.
Carl Butler plays a live show in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA.
The John Wright Quartet record Soul Search, Makin' Out and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Prestige Records.
Tenor saxophonist Yusef Lateef records Titora and Jungle Fantasy for Riverside Records in New York City, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92-day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Fireballs perform Quite A Party on popular tv show American Bandstand at W-fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Larry Verne also appears on the same edition of the show.
Flatt And Scruggs play the first of two nights in Fairfax, Virginia, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Royal Lido, Winchester, England, UK, Europe.
Timi Yuro records Hurt for Liberty Records in the USA, with producer Clyde Otis and engineer Bones Howe.
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.