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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 Platters are playing during a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Connie Francis is playing during a two week engagement at The Latin Casino, Merchantsville, New Jersey, USA.
Andy Williams is playing during nine nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Hawkshaw Hawkins is playing during six nights at The Flame Theatre-Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
His appeal against conviction having failed, Chuck Berry is convicted under the Mann Act of "transporting an underage girl across state lines for immoral purposes". Berry will serve twenty months in prison.
Timi Yuro, Shep And The Limelites, The Spinners, The Marvelettes, Tommy Hunt, The Stereos and The G-Clefs are playing during seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Charles Mingus plays the last of seven nights at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Elvis Presley spends a second day recording soundtrack songs for the movie Kid Galahad at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Greater Delaware Valley High Fidelity Music Show, a three-day event, begins at The Franklin Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Regal, Gloucester, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Joey Dee And The Starliters release a new single, Peppermint Twist, on Roulette Records in the USA.
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Paul Anka, Chubby Checker, Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, The Jive Five and others play in St Louis, Missouri, USA, as part of the Dick Clark C aravan of Stars.
Bobby Vee releases his latest single, Run To Him / Walkin' With My Angel, on Liberty Records in the USA.
Roy Acuff plays a live show in Superior, Wisconsin, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at The Arena, Grove City College, Grove City, Pennsylvania, USA.
Steve Lawrence And Eydie Gorme release a new low-priced ($1.69) LP, It's Us Again, which is packaged along with Silvikrin Shampoo in supermarkets, drugstores and variety stores in the USA.
The Beatles play at the Village Hall, Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Zoot Sims plays at Ronnie Scott's club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Stringbean plays in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA.