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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.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Popular vocalist Tommy Leonetti is playing during a two-week engagement at The Red Lion Inn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Frankie Avalon is playing during a week of shows at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Anita O'Day is playing at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a six-night engagement at New Fack's Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Dean Martin is playing during three weeks at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Walkin' Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No1 during a stay of nineteen weeks.
Hank Snow plays a live gig in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Bill Monroe And The Blue Grass Boys play the first of two days at The Wilson Fair, North Carolina, USA.
Johnny Cash, Rose Maddox, Merle Travis, Gordon Terry and Johnny Western play at The Dipson Family Theater, Batavia, New York State, USA.
Bob Dylan continues in a two-week residency at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supporting the Greenbriar Boys.
The Paul Desmond - Jim Hall Quartet records I Should Care, Late Lament and Like Someone In Love for RCA Records in New York City, USA.
When Kid Sheik's Storyville Ramblers play in The Empress Room at the Tudor Arms Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, the concert is recorded and tracks will appear on the album Kid Sheik in Cleveland and Boston.
Dorothy Squires plays the fourth night of a season at the Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Crickets record He's Old Enough To Know Better and I'm Feeling Better, in United Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Liberty Records.
Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton returns to the No1 slot in the UK singles chart.
The Barry Harris Quintet, introducing Charles McPherson and Lonnie Hillyer, record Easy To Love for Riverside Records in Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
Leroy Van Dyke, Slim Wilson, Bill Ring and Carl Smith are playing at The Farm Progress Days event in Rensselaer, Indiana, USA.
Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys, The Louvin Brothers, Bob Luman, Grandpa Jones, Margie Bowes, The Slater Sisters and Billy Thompson And His Melody Ramblers play in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA.
Ray Charles and Sarah Vaughan play the last night in a week at the Palace Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers begin a week of dates at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Sid Phillips And His Band and The Quartetto Italiano perform live on the BBC Light Programme radio show Music With A Beat in the UK.
James Brown plays the third night of a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA, supported by Ben E. King, The Spinners and Lee Dorsey.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Phoenix, Arizona, 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.