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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.
Top radio DJ Alan Freeman judges The Rock and Rhythm Championship Of Cornwall in City Hall, Truro, Cornwall UK. Fourteen bands compete and the winner is declared to be The Stagerlees Rock Unit from Redruth. (1962>(/strong>
Gene Vincent plays at The Essoldo, Stockport, UK.
Gary U.S. Bonds, Johnny Burnette, Gene McDaniels, Mark Wynter and The Fleerekkers play at The Gaumont, Doncaster, UK.
The Platters play the fifth night of a week in Milan, Italy, Europe.
UK jazz band leader Bob Wallis leaves hospital after an operation to remove one of his eyes.
Gene Vincent plays at The Essoldo, Stockport, UK.
The Sonny Rollins Septet record If Ever I Would Leave You and Don't Stop The Carnival, for RCA Victor Records in New York City, USA.
James O'Gwynn records What Do You Want From Me, Slowly, When You're Lonesome and Don't We All Have The Right [To Be Wrong]?, with producer Shelby Singleton in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Guitarists on the session are Kelso Herston, Harold Bradley and Jerry Kennedy.
Jackie Wilson plays the seventh night in a two-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
UK jazz band leader Bob Wallis leaves hospital after an operation to remove one of his eyes.
Bob Dylan has a second recording session for his second album, Freewheelin', at Columbia Records Studio, New York City, USA. On this day he records Let Me Die In My Footsteps, Rocks And Gravel, Talking Hava Nagila Blues, Baby Please Don't Go and other tracks.
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Revered jazz violinist and recording artist Eddie South dies in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Elvis Presley has a seventeenth day of location filming in Hawaii, USA, for his latest movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!.
Frank Sinatra makes a guest appearance on tv's Bob Hope Show in the USA.
Elvis Presley has a seventeenth day of location filming in Hawaii, USA, for his latest movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!
Paul Anka plays the third of seven nights at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
Ray Charles plays at the Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Sonny Rollins Septet record If Ever I Would Leave You and Don't Stop The Carnival, for RCA Victor Records in New York City, USA.
The Kingston Trio record Darlin' Are You Dreaming, Tell It On The Mountain and Willow Waly at Capitol Records, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Frank Sinatra makes a guest appearance on US tv's Bob Hope Show.
Ray Charles plays at The Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz trombonist Curtis Fuller records Cabin In The Sky, Do What You Wanna Do and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Impulse! Records.
Despite facing severe losses, The Twist Spectacular Tour plays the second of five nights at St Nicholas Arena, New York City, headlined by Chubby Checker with Joey Dee And The Starliters, Dee Dee Sharp, The Dovells and The Carroll Brothers.
Dusty Springfield of UK singing trio The Springfields, goes into hospital in London for an operation to remove her tonsils. The group cancels all live shows for six weeks.
Dusty Springfield of popular singing trio The Springfields, goes into hospital in London, UK, for an operation to remove her tonsils. The group cancels all live shows for six weeks.
Despite facing severe losses, The Twist Spectacular Tour plays the second of five nights at St Nicholas Arena, New York City, USA, headlined by Chubby Checker with Joey Dee And The Starliters, Dee Dee Sharp, The Dovellsand The Carroll Brothers.