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British comedy duo Flanders And Swann
are performing their show At The Drop Of A Hat during a run of 215 performances at the John Golden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis
is undertaking a five-day recording session at the newly established (but not yet officially-opened) Sun Records studios, on Madison Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Over the course of the five days, Jerry Lee will record over fifty songs.
Buster Brown is playing during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour plays at Maple Leaf Gardens
, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Acts on the bill include Freddy Cannon
, Clyde McPhatter
, The Clovers
, Bobby Rydell
, Johnny And The Hurricanes
, The Isley Brothers
, The Crests
, Cliff Richard
and The Shadows
, Sammy Turner
and Linda Laurie
Association of Broadcasters reacts to the payola
scandal in the USA by threatening fines for any disc jockeys who accept money for playing particular records.
is indicted by a federal grand jury in St Louis, Missouri, USA, on two felony charges. The first indictment, reported to District Judge Roy W. Harper, charges Berry with transporting a woman across state lines for immoral purposes. In the second indictment Berry is charged with transporting an automatic pistol interstate.
Chicago-born singer Joni James
enters the Billboard
Singles Chart in the USA with Little Things Mean A Lot, which will peak at No35, during a run of three weeks.
Joe Bennett (of The Sparkletones) performs Are You From Dixie? on today's edition of the American Bandstand
tv show in the USA.
records It's You Or No One, All Or Nothing At All, and other tracks in Los Angeles, California, USA, for Atco Records
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.