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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.
Maurice Winnick, who found success as a big band leader and recording artist during the 1930s and 1940s, dies in England, aged 60, after a long illness.
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters play the thirteenth of fourteen nights at The Roundtable Club, New York City, USA, supported by Dale Hawkins.
Paul Anka plays the third of fourteen nights at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Chubby Checker plays the first of five nights at The Rainbow Club, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Bobby Darin plays the fourth of twelve nights at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters play the thirteenth of fourteen nights at The Roundtable Club, New York City, USA, supported by Dale Hawkins.
James Brown plays the second night in a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Pigmeat Markham, The Sensations and Yvonne Fair.
Helen Shapiro plays the thirteenth night of two weeks at The Palladium, London, UK.
I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles reaches No1 in the Billboard R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA for the first of eleven consecutive weeks.
Bobby Rydell plays the sixth night of a week at The Holiday House, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz clarinettist Acker Bilk reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Stranger On The Shore. This is the first British recording ever to reach No1 in the USA.
Colin Vearncombe, leader of UK 80s hitmakers Black, is born in Liverpool, UK.
Bobby Darin plays the fourth of twelve nights at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
The front cover of weekly music paper Melody Maker in the UK features stories about George Shearing, Frank Sinatra and The Shadows.
Barbra Streisand plays the fifth night of two weeks at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Johnny Tillotson, with producer Archie Bleyer, records I Can't Help It, for Cadence Records at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Helen Shapiro plays the thirteenth night of two weeks at The Palladium Theatre, London, UK.
Jazz clarinettist Acker Bilk reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Stranger On the Shore.
James Brown plays the second night in a week at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Pigmeat Markham, The Sensations and Yvonne Fair.
Lloyd Price And His Great Orchestra record Counterfeit Friends, Trouble Trouble, Hey Joe, Your Picture, Don't Cry Baby and Guess Who, for ABC-Paramount Records in New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the fifth night of two weeks at The Bon Soir Club, New York City, USA.
Jan And Dean release a new single, Sunday Kind Of Love, in the USA. This is their first release for their new label, Liberty records.
Burl Ives records Mary Ann Regrets and Busted during an afternoon session at Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Busted will go on become a hit in cover versions by Johnny Cash, Ray Charles and John Conlee.
The Broadway production of the musical All American, closes at The Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, USA, after a run of 86 performances. All American features music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams and a book by Mel Brooks.
Cliff Richard flies to Greece, Europe, to begin filming his latest movie, Summer Holiday, with co-star Una Stubbs.
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers play the sixth night of a two-week season at McKie's Disc Jockey Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the sixth night of a week at The Holiday House, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, USA.