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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.
Paul Anka plays the last of seven nights at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows, The Black and White Minstrels, Rudy Cardenas, Rosemary Clooney, Dickie Henderson, Frank Ifield, Eartha Kitt, Cleo Laine, Johnny Dankworth,, Harry Secombe, Andy Stewart, Sophie Tucker, Mike And Bernie Winters, Bob Hope and Edie Adams take part in The Royal Variety Performance at The Palladium, London, UK. The show will be transmitted on BBC tv in November.
Barbra Streisand attends The Tony Awards in New York City, USA, hoping to win the Best Supporting Actress in a Musical award for her role in the Broadway hit I Can Get It For You Wholesale. She loses to Phyllis Newman in the show Subways Are For Sleeping.
The Shadows play at The Embassy, Peterborough, UK.
Gene Vincent, Jess Conrad, Emile Ford, The Allisons, Jimmy Justice and Patti Brooks play at The Granada, East Ham, UK.
Jackie Wilson plays the eleventh night in a two-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Neil Sedaka plays the fourth of seven nights at The Forty Thieves Lounge, Bermuda.
Jet Harris, a former member of UK hitmaking instrumental band The Shadows, records his solo debut single, Besame Mucho, in London, UK.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the last night in their three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Solomon Burke, Ral Donner, The Drifters, and B.B. King play two shows in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Sam Cooke is billed as headliner, but he completely misses the first show and appears for only five minutes during the second.
Louis Armstrong plays at The Gaumont, Hammersmith, London, UK.
Barbra Streisand attends the Tony Awards in New York City, USA, hoping to win the Best Supporting Actress in a Musical award for her role in the Broadway hit I Can Get It For You Wholesale. She loses to Phyllis Newman in the show Subways Are For Sleeping.
The Kingston Trio play in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Neil Sedaka plays the fourth of seven nights at the Forty Thieves Lounge, Bermuda, North Atlantic.
Jerry Lee Lewis returns to the UK for the first time since the infamous 1958 visit, when his marriage to a very young girl had caused moral outrage. The first night of his tour, supported by The Viscounts and Johnny Kidd And The Pirates is at The City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the last night in their three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Solomon Burke, Ral Donner, The Drifters, and B.B. King play two shows in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Sam Cooke is billed as headliner, but he completely misses the first show and appears for only five minutes during the second.
The Shadows play at The Embassy, Peterborough, UK.
Louis Armstrong plays at The Gaumont, Hammersmith, London, UK.
Jet Harris, a former member of UK hitmaking instrumental band The Shadows, records his solo debut single, Besame Mucho, in London, UK.
The Swinging Blue Genes [later to become The Swinging Blue Jeans] play an evening show at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.