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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.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
The Oranim Zabar Troupe plays during a four week run at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Flamingos are playing during a lengthy engagement at Robert's Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Charles, The Raelettes, The Coasters, Joe Adams, Betty Carter, The Jazztet, The Little Angels and Jimmie Scott play during an engagement at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Jo Ann Campbell plays during a three-week booking at The International Room, New York City, USA.
Tony Bennett is starring in Guys And Dolls at Herb Rogers' Chicago Music Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bobby Rydell is playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play at Birdland, New York City, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92-day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Mal Waldron Sextet records Fire Waltz, We Diddit and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for New Jazz Records.
Fats Domino plays a live concert in Pueblo, Colorado, USA.
The Willis Brothers play a live show in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.
Teddy Randazzo appears on popular tv show American Bandstand at W-fil Stduios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jazz vocalist Carmen McRae records The Kid's A Dreamer, Rags To Riches and The Wheel Of Fortune, in New York City, USA, for Columbia Records.
Blues guitarist Syl Johnson records Little Sally Walker, I've Got To Find My Baby and other tracks for Federal Records in the USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Margo Timmins, vocalist of The Cowboy Junkies, is born in Montreal, Canada.
Muddy Waters, Little Walter and The "5" Royales play the fifth night of a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Johnnie Ray plays the second night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Connie Francis plays the eighth night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, 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.