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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 musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
Vaughn Monroe is playing during a two-week engagement at The Crown Room, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Bill Black And His Combo are playing during a three-week engagement at The Roundtable, New York City, USA. They are joined by rockabilly artist Jumping Gene Simmons as an extra vocalist.
Lena Horne begins a week of appearances in her Nine O'Clock Revue at The Nixon Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jerry Reed is playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Cozy Cole is playing during a week of shows at The Esquire Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Dick Schory Orchestra presents Music In Motion (described as "The sound your eyes will follow" at The Arie Crown Theatre, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pat Boone is playing during a nine days engagement at The Twin Coaches, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a week-long engagement at The Apollo Theatre, New York City, USA, supported by Moms Mabley, Bunny Briggs, Ada Lee and The Grandison Singers.
It is reported that Johnny Tillotson has signed a new three-year recording contract with Cadence Records in New York City, USA.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Decorah, Iowa, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes for his tenth movie Kid Galahad in Culver Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Judy Garland plays at The Exhibition Hall, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
The No1 single in Mexico is Popotitos by Los Teen Tops on Columbia Records. The song is a Mexican interpretation of Move It, a UK hit for Cliff Richard And The Shadows.
The Springfields (including Dusty Springfield), Rosemary Squires, Colin Day, Danny Davis, The Galliards featuring Jimmie Macgregor and Robin Hall, Arthur Greenslade And The Gee-Men, Tommy Sanderson And The Sandmen and Humphrey Lyttelton And His Band provide the live music on BBC Light Programme show Saturday Club, introduced by Brian Matthew from London, England, UK, Europe.
The Everly Brothers are inducted into the US Marine Corps. They will serve at Camp Pendleton, San Diego, California, USA.
Ray Price And His Cherokee Cowboys play a live gig in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
Helen Shapiro, with Norrie Paramor And His Orchestra, records Let's Talk About Love for Columbia Records in London, England, UK, Europe.
Ernest Tubb And His Texas Troubadours, Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys, Martha Carson, Kathy Perry, Johnny Johnson, Tommy Duncan, Autry Inman and Dick Flood are playing in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Chris Barber And His Band with Ottilie Patterson, Lennie Felix at the piano, Terry Lightfoot And His New Orleans Jazzmen, Laurie Gold and Diz Disley appear on the BBC Light Programme radio show Trad Tavern 'before an invited audience at a BBC studio in London'.
Johnny Cash is playing at The Cave Supper Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Big Three and The Undertakers play at The Orrell Parl Ballroom, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Maynard Ferguson Orchestra plays at Birdland, New York City, USA. The show is broadcast live. Also on the bill is The Junior Mance Trio, whose performance will, in due course, appear on the LP Rare Broadcast Performances.
The John Coltrane Quintet plays in The Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Eddie Stubbs, fiddler and bassist of popular bluegrass band The Johnson Mountain Boys is born in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Goodbye Cruel World by James Darren reaches No1 in the Australian Top Twenty singles chart.
Well I Told You by The Chantels is the highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No69.
Ray Charles plays at The Municipal Auditorium, Austin, Texas, USA.