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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 She Loves Me
with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll
, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Paul And Paula
are playing during a three-week booking at The International Club, New York City, USA.
plays during a ten-night stand at Gino's, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
is playing during two weeks at Club Harlem, Atlantic City, USA.
Popular honky tonk pianist and bandleader Big Tiny Little
is playing during an extended booking at The Java Lanes, Long Beach, California, USA.
, Dave Brubeck
, Cannonball Adderley
and Billy Taylor
(who also serves as emcee), gather in the back yard of baseball star Jackie Robinson's home in North Stamford, Connecticut, USA. The event proves so successful that it will eventually become known as the first annual Jackie Robinson Jazz Festival. They raise $15,000 which is donated to Martin Luther King.
Over 40 respected jazz musicians including
Martin Luther King
delivers a rousing speech in Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA, in which he first uses the phrase "I have a dream". The speech is recorded by Gordy Records and will be released as The Great March To Freedom
album. (N.B. This is not the more famous I Have A Dream speech which will not delivered until August, in Washington DC.)
And His Orchestra record Talk About Rain, Gospel Mission, Climbing To Heaven and other tracks at Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The dress rehearsal for the first episode of The Judy Garland
Show is taped at CBS Television City, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays the last of five nights at The Elegante, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The Detours play at The White Hart Hotel, Acton, London, England, UK, Europe. The group will find greater success after a name change to The Who in 1964.
At Alpha TV Studios, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, The Beatles
record a special all-Liverpool edition of Lucky Stars (Summer Spin)
. The show, presented by Brian Matthew (or possibly Pete Murray), also features Cilla Black
, Billy J. Kramer
and The Dakotas
, Gerry And The Pacemakers
, The Searchers
, The Big Three, The Vernon Girls, Lee Curtis and Kenneth Cope And The Breakaways.
The 15th Anniversary special edition of The Ed Sullivan
Show in the USA features Elvis Presley
's 1956 and 1957 appearances on the show which, in their day, had shocked the somewhat conservative Sullivan.
Billy Walker and Stonewall Jackson play at Harry Smythe's Buck Lake Ranch, Angola, Indiana, USA.
plays the sixth of twelve nights at The Blue Dog Cellar, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.