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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 Platters are playing during a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Connie Francis is playing during a two week engagement at The Latin Casino, Merchantsville, New Jersey, USA.
Andy Williams is playing during nine nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jerry Butler, Maxine Brown, The Cleftones, Bobby Lewis, The Blue Notes and Doc Bagby's Combo play during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
LaVern Baker, The Mar-Keys, The Halos, Little Caesar And The Romans, The Sims Twins, Johnnie And Joe, Wade Flemons, Rickey Allen and The Starlets are playing during a week-long engagement at The Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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Hawkshaw Hawkins is playing during six nights at The Flame Theatre-Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Regal, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Johnny And Jack, Kitty Wells and Jimmy Newman play a concert in Columbus, Nebraska, USA.
Ray Smith records Travlin' Salesman, I Won't Miss You, Candy Doll and hey Boss Man in Sun Custom Recording Studio, 319 17th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Hargus Robbins plays piano on the session.
Sue Thompson records Cause I Ask You To and If The Boy Only Knew with producer Wesley Rose, in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Guitarist on the session is Ray Edenton.
The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
The Ventures record Driving Guitars [Ventures Twist] for Dolton Records in the USA.
Tommy Sands, with producer Ken Nelson, records Everyday, in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Backing vocals on the session are provided by The Jordanaires.
The Beatles play a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd records Alexander's Ragtime Band, Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart and other tracks in Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
Kitty Wells, Johnnie And Jack, Marvin Rainwater, Jimmy Newman, Bill Phillips and The Tennessee Mountain Boys play a show in Columbus, Nebraska, USA.
Cannonball Adderley Quintet plays a live set in KQED Televison Studios, San Francisco, California, USA, for the tv show Jazz Casual
Bobby Vee records Run To Him and Walkin' With My Angel, at United Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Martha Carson, with producer Wink Martindale, records Can't You Love Me?, Everything Happens For The Best and other songs for Dot Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calornia, USA.
Dominican nun Sister Luc-Gabriel records Dominique at Philips Studio in Brussels, Belgium, Europe. Under the name The Singing Nun, she will take the song to the top of the pop charts around the world.
Joanie Sommers and Mort Sahl play a one-nighter at Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Flatt and Scruggs play a live concert in Sandy Ridge, North Carolina, USA.
Charles Mingus plays the fourth of seven nights at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Stringbean plays in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA.
Roy Acuff plays a live show in Burlington, Iowa, USA.
Elvis Presley is in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, helping to choose doubles for his role as a boxer in the film Kid Galahad.