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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 Wild Bill Moore - Junior Mance Quintet record Heavy Soul, Tearin' Out and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
On tv series The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet in the USA, Rick Nelson sings You Are The Only One.
Jazz pianist Sweet Emma Barrett and her Dixieland Boys record Bill Bailey, Chinatown, I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jellyroll, Tishimingo Blues, When The Saints and other tracks for Riverside Records in the USA.
Kingsize Taylor And The Dominoes play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
WABC Radio in New York City, USA, announces its Swingin' Sound Survey for this week, as follows :


1. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (Scepter)

2. There's a Moon Out Tonight - The Capris (Old Town)

3. Shop Around - The Miracles (Tamla)

4. Exodus - Ferrante And Teicher (United Artists).

5. Angel Baby - Rosie And the Originals (Highland)

6. Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (Dot)

7. Once In Awhile - The Chimes (Tag)

8. I Count the Tears - The Drifters (Atlantic)

9. Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (RCA Victor)

10. All In My Mind - Maxine Brown (Nomar)

Having arrived in New York only the previous day, Bob Dylan visits his hero Woody Guthrie's family in Howard's Beach, New York, USA.
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The John Coltrane Quartet is playing during a nine-day engagement at Gino's, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The Beatles play at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Paul Anka continues a three-week season at Coconut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rubber Ball by Bobby Vee enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No3.
Connie Francis plays at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.