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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.
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 Do-Re-Mi, starring Max Bygraves, with music by Jule Styne, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 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.
Tommy Steele, Teddy Johnson And Pearl Carr, Jimmy James, The Raindrops, Joe Baker And Jack Douglas, Desmond Walter-Ellis, The KIms and Regine And Andre Berny play during a seven-week season at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Vaughn Monroe is playing during a two-week engagement at The Crown Room, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
Brook Benton is playing during a one-week engagement at The Town Hill, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Bill Black And His Combo are playing during a three-week engagement at The Roundtable, New York City, USA. They are joined by rockabilly artist Jumping Gene Simmons as an extra vocalist.
Lena Horne begins a week of appearances in her Nine O'Clock Revue at The Nixon Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cozy Cole is playing during a week of shows at The Esquire Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Jerry Reed is playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Dick Schory Orchestra presents Music In Motion (described as "The sound your eyes will follow" at The Arie Crown Theatre, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Frankie Avalon begins a series of shows at The Pines Hotel in the Catskill Mountains near South Fallsburg, New York State, USA.
Connie Francis is the celebrity guest at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan spends Thanksgiving Day with his girlfriend Suze Rotolo at the home of Eve and Mac McKenzie in New York City, USA. After the dinner, Dylan plays a number of songs, and these are recorded by his hosts.
Michio Kurihara is born in Nishi Tama, Tokyo, Japan, Asia. He will find acclaim as guitarist of the 90s psychedelic bands White Heaven and The Stars.
Ray Price And His Cherokee Cowboys play a live gig in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
Ernest Tubb And His Texas Troubadours, Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys, Martha Carson, Kathy Perry, Johnny Johnson, Tommy Duncan, Autry Inman and Dick Flood are playing in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
John Coltrane plays at The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Ernest Tubb And His Texas Troubadours play in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
Joey Dee And The Starliters record Blue Twister, for Roulette Records in New York City, USA.
The Dynamics, a rock'n'roll band playing around the Gering-Scottbluff area of western Nebraska, USA, are formed. Their bass player/singer, Randy Meisner, will in due course join The Eagles.
The Miracles, The Vibrations, The Blue Notes and Joe Tex begin two weeks at The Uptown Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Paul Anka plays at The Concord Hotel, Kiamesha Lake, New York State, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes in Idyllwild, California, USA, for his latest movie, Kid Galahad.
Ken Platt, The Dallas Boys, Bobby Pattinson and The Harmonettes accompanied by the Harry Hayward Trio provide live music on the BBC Light Programme radio show Workers' Playtime, broadcast live from 'a factory in Wallsend, Northumberland', England, UK, Europe.
Billy Fury, Eden Kane (backed by Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers), The Allisons, The Karl Denver Trio, Shirley Douglas and (somewhat confusingly) Mike Dee And The Jaywalkers play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe. At this point in their career, Mike Dee's Jaywalkers include Ritchie Blackmore, later to play with Deep Purple, on guitar.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Fort Dodge, Iowa, USA.
Mike Daniels And His Delta Jazzmen with Doreen Beatty and Mike Peters, plus The Florida Jazzmen perform live on the BBC Light Programme Radio Show Jazz Club, broadcast live from London, England, UK, Europe.
The Fraser Hayes Four provide live music on the BBC Home Service radio show Beyond Our Ken, broadcast from London, England, UK, Europe.