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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.
Connie Francis is playing during a two week engagement at The Latin Casino, Merchantsville, New Jersey, USA.
The Platters are playing during a two-week engagement at The Social Ritz Club, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
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.
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.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at Wampler's Ball-Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
The Beatles play at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys play at a benefit gig in The Sportatorium, Dalls, Texas, USA, for local radio deejay Parker Wilson who has been obliged to resign his post because of illness.
The Swinging Blue Genes (later to become The Swinging Blue Jeans) play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash play at The Met Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Hit songwriting team Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil are married in a church on Central Park West, New York City, USA.
The Everly Brothers appear on tv's Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA, performing Don't Blame Me.
Kitty Wells, Johnnie And Jack, Marvin Rainwater, Jimmy Newman, Bill Phillips and The Tennessee Mountain Boys play a show in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Granada, Tooting, 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.
Judy Garland plays a live concert at The Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Brenda Lee, with producer Owen Bradley, records Organ Grinder's SwingLet The Four Winds Blow, Hold Me and I'll Always Be In Love With You for Decca Records in Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session features guitarists Hank Garland and Grady Martin, bassists Harold Bradley and Bob Moore, drummer Buddy Harman, pianist Floyd Cramer, harmonica player Charlie McCoy, sexophonist Boots Randolph and the Anita Kerr Singers.
Country singer and radio DJ Pat Boyd performs live on the second night of the Automobile Show, Muskegon, Michigan, USA. Also on the bill are Don Holly And The Hi-Riders, George Hawkins and Bill Thompson.
Emile Ford And The Checkmates and Patti Brook play at The Pioneer, Dewsbury, England, UK, Europe.
Randy Jackson, who will replace Jermaine Jackson in The Jackson 5 in 1976, is born in Gary, Indiana, USA.
Bob Dylan appears on folk musician/broadcaster Oscar Brand's radio show, Folksong Festival in New York City, USA.