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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.
Phil Everly heads the bill on a package tour at The ABC, Croydon, UK. The show is supposed to star The Everly Brothers, butDon Everly collapsed after a suicide attempt in London's Savoy Hotel. Other acts on the bill include Frank Ifield, Ketty Lester and The Vernons Girls.
The Mammoth Star Show of 1962, starring Billy Fury supported by Marty Wilde, The Karl Denver Trio, Joe Brown And The Bruvvers, Mike Sarne, Mark Wynter, Jimmy Justice and Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers plays at The Gaumont, Bradford, UK. The show is promoted by impresario Larry Parnes.
Brook Benton, Mary Wells, The Vibrations and The Impressions play the fifth night of a week at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
R'n'b vocal group The Flamingos play the ninth of thirteen nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Controversial stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce plays at The Troubadour Club in West Hollywood, California, USA. The next day he will be arrested on obscenity charges relating to this performance.
While visiting his sister in Gladewater, Texas, USA, Leon Chappel, a pioneer of Western Swing music, shoots himself dead.
Bobby 'Blue' Bland sings Stormy Monday Blues on popular tv show American Bandstand, recorded at WFIL-tv in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz pianist and composer Lalo Schifrin records The Wave, Insensatez and other tracks in New York City, USA, for MGM Records.
Brother Jack McDuff records the album Screamin' for Prestige Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
James Brown plays the sixth of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are Freddie King, Solomon Burke, Pigmeat Markham and The Valentinos. On the last night of this run, Brown will record a live set which will become his classic album Live At The Apollo (Vol 1).