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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.
British comedy duo Flanders And Swann are performing their show At The Drop Of A Hat during a run of 215 performances at the John Golden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Buster Brown is playing during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The Four Freshmen record Long Ago [And Far Away] for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jimmie Rodgers is the guest on US tv's Tennesse Ernie Ford Show.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play at the Gaumont, Coventry, UK.
The All American Rock Spectacular featuring Duane Eddy, Johnny Restivo, Crash Craddock, The Diamonds and Santo And Johnny plays the second of two nights in Melbourne, Australia.
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford play at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Dinah Washington begins two weeks of dates at Fack's No2, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour plays at the Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Acts on the bill include Freddy Cannon, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Bobby Rydell, Johnny And The Hurricanes, The Isley Brothers, The Crests, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Sammy Turner and Linda Laurie.
Jazz guitar virtuoso Wes Montgomery records Mr Walker for Riverside Records in Reeves Sound studios, New York City.
Sam Cooke records Teenage Sonata at his second recording session for his new label, RCA Victor, in New York City, USA.
Johnny Preston records What Am I Living For and Earth Angel in Owen Bradley Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA,for Mercury Records.
Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Warren Smith play in Scott's Bluff, Nebraska, USA.
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.