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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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Popular singer Sandy Stewart is playing during a residency at The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Patti Page and Jimmie Rodgers play during ten nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Tennessee Ernie Ford and Anita Bryant are playing at The Ontario State Fair, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Bobby Rydell is playing during a week of shows at The Frolics, Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA.
Faron Young is playing during a three-night booking in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Virtuoso jazz trombonist Kai Winding records Amour, Caribe and other tracks, in New York City, USA, for his Verve Records album Ole.
The Carlisles play during a three-night engagement in Rollo, Missouri, USA.
The Jive Five perform My True Story on popular tv show American Bandstand in W-Fil Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sam Cooke, Ben E. King, The Olympics, Carla Thomas, Ernie K. Doe, The Sheppards and Slim Harpo are playing during a week of shows at The Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Howard Vokes And His Country Boys play the first of two nights in Kent, Connecticut, USA.
The Beatles support Mr. Acker Bilk's Paramount Jazz Band on the MV Royal Iris as it cruises along the Mersey in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, on the first of four Riverboat Shuffles.
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Jackie Wilson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Etta James, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, Ral Donner, The Belmonts, The Chantels, The Cleftones, The Regents, Tony Orlando, The Vibrations, Frank Gari, Linda Scott and Brian Hyland are playing during a ten-day engagement in Murray The K's Boss Holiday Show at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Bobby Vee is playing during a three-night engagement at The Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Willis Brothers play a live concert in Independence, Nebraska, USA.
Bobby Vee plays the first of three nights at The Civic Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Tommy Sands opens at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Stonewall Jackson and Justin Tubb play a live show in Princeton, Indiana, USA.
Billy Ray Cyrus is born in Flatwoods, Kentucky, USA.
Bill Anderson plays a live concert in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ray Charles releases a new single, Hit The Road Jack, on ABC-Paramount Records in the USA.
Norwegian singer Jan Holland releases a new single, The Little White Cloud That Cried, on EMI Records in the UK.
The Impressions release a new single, Gypsy Woman, on ABC-Paramount Records in the USA.
White doo-wop group The Parliaments (aka The Del Tones) release a new single, My Only Love, on USA Records in the USA. [N.B. This quartet should not be confused with black r'n'b combo, The Parliaments, led by George Clinton, which later evolved into funk pioneers Parliament-Funkadelic.]
Murray The K's Boss Holiday Show, with Jackie Wilson, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Belmonts, The Chantels, Tony Orlando and others, begins two weeks atThe Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
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Bobby Vinton releases a new single, Well I Ask Ya, on Epic Records in the USA.
Rick Nelson plays at Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Dick Clark C aravan of Stars plays the fifth night of a week of shows at The Centennial Exposition, Wichita, Kansas, USA, featuring The Shirelles, Gary U.S. Bonds, Johnny And The Hurricanes and Chuck Jackson.
Patsy Cline begins recording her third studio album, Sentimentally Yours, for Decca Records, with producer Owen Bradley at the Bradley Film and Recording Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Ferlin Husky plays a live show in Enid, Oklahoma, USA.
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.