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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.
I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles reaches No1 in the Australian Top Twenty singles chart.
Steve Shelley, who will play drums for Sonic Youth, is born in Midland, Michigan, USA.
The Swinging Blue Genes [ater to find fame as the Swinging Blue Jeans] play an evening gig at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Louis Armstrong performs When It's Sleepy Time Down South, Royal Garden Blues, The Faithful Hussar and When The Saints Go Marchin' In on CBS-tv's The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
The Orlons debut on the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with The Wah-Watusi, which will peak at No2.
Tubby Hayes And The All-Stars record the album Tubby's Back In Town for Smash Records in New York City, USA.
A tv special, Shirley Sings And Riddle Swings, starring Shirley Bassey, Nelson Riddle ad The Hi-Lo's, is broadcast on BBC tv in the UK.
Dion And The Belmonts play at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
The original soundtrack album to the Leonard Bernstein-composed musical West Side Story reaches No1 in the UK albums chart.
Dion And The Belmonts play at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
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A tv special, Shirley Sings And Riddle Swings, starring Shirley Bassey and Nelson Riddle, is broadcast on BBC tv in the UK.
Steve Shelley, who will play drums for Sonic Youth, is born in Midland, Michigan, USA.
The new No1 album in the UK is the soundtrack to the film West Side Story, composed by Leonard Bernstein.
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The Top Ten Singles on this day in UK weekly music paper Melody Maker are as follows :

1. Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm (RCA)
2. Cliff Richard - I'm Looking Out Of The Window / Do You Want To Dance (Columbia)
3. Mike Sarne - Come Outside (Parlophone)
4. Joe Brown - A Picture Of You (Piccadilly)
5. Billy Fury - Last Night Was Made For Love (Decca)
6. Brian Hyland - Ginny Come Lately (HMV)
7. Adam Faith - As You Like It (Parlophone)
8. Eden Kane - I Don't Know Why (Decca)
9. B. Bumble And The Stingers - Nut Rocker (Top Rank)
10. Kenny Ball - Green Leaves Of Summer (Pye)
Frankie Avalon plays the third night in a week of shows at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles reaches No1 in the Australian Top Twenty singles chart.
Joey Dee And The Starliters record Speak Up Mambo, for Roulette Records in New York City, USA.
The Kingston Trio and The Dave Brubeck Quartet play at The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Johnny Tillotson, Connie Francis, Bobby Vee, Bobby Vinton, Skeeter Davis and others play in The Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Tubby Hayes And The All-Stars record the album Tubby's Back In Town for Smash Records in New York City, USA.
Johnny Tillotson, Connie Francis, Bobby Vee, Bobby Vinton, Skeeter Davis and others play in The Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
The Beatles play at The Memorial Hall, Northwich, UK.