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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 musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Barbra Streisand is playing during a one-month engagement at The Blue Angel, New York City, USA.
Vaughn Monroe is playing during a two-week engagement at The Crown Room, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Bill Black And His Combo are playing during a three-week engagement at The Roundtable, New York City, USA. They are joined by rockabilly artist Jumping Gene Simmons as an extra vocalist.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a week-long engagement at The Apollo Theatre, New York City, USA, supported by Moms Mabley, Bunny Briggs, Ada Lee and The Grandison Singers.
Pat Boone is playing during a nine days engagement at The Twin Coaches, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Santo And Johnny are playing during a long engagement at The El Cortez Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes for his tenth movie Kid Galahad in Culver Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Claude Gray is playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays the first of four nights in Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia, Oceania, supported by Timi Yuro.
The Beatles and The Remo Four play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Connie Francis plays the third night in a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Joan Regan, Ronnie Hall, The Digno Garcia Paraguayan Trio, The Polka Dots and Woolf Phillips And His Orchestra appear on the BBC-tv show Be My Guest in London, England, UK, Europe.
Gospel vocal group The Imperial Gospel Singers record Come Boldly To The Throne of Grace and I'll Shout When I Get Home, for Savoy Records in the USA.
The Harry Belafonte Singers appear in concert in Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA.
John Coltrane plays at The Kongresshalle, Frankfurt, West Germany, Europe.
Ann-Margret records Heartbreak Hotel, Moon River, Fever and other tracks in RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
In New York City, USA, 19-year-old Barbra Streisand auditions for, and secures, a role in the Broadway show, I Can Get It For You Wholesale. Her audition is seen by actor Elliott Gould, who will become her husband two years later. Streisand will be nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical.
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Tennessee Ernie Ford records Paddlin' Madeline Home, Take Your Girlie To The Movies, Mary's A Grand Old Name and other tracks in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Quincy Jones records For Lena And Lennie and The Twitch in Capitol Studios, New York City, USA.
Russ Conway, Bob Miller And The Millermen, The Raindrops and The Reg Wale Four perform live on the BBC Light Programme radio show Parade Of The Pops in London, England, UK, Europe.
Ike Quebec records Just One More Chance for Blue Note Records at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet plays at The Kongresshalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Patsy Cline, Jim Reeves, Marty Robbins, Faron Young and The Jordanaires, Bill Monroe, Grandpa Jones, Minnie Pearl and The Stony Mountain Cloggers appear at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA, in a Grand Ole Opry Package show.
Tito Rodriguez And His Orchestra are playing at The Palais D'Or Ballroom, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Jazz horn player Don Cherry records The Idiot, Harmelite and Black Elk Speaks, for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Til Dieterle is playing at The Sheraton-Charles Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Gene Vincent, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Johnny Duncan And The Bluegrass Boys, Jess Conrad and Sounds Incorporated play at The Corn Exchange, Bedford, England, UK, Europe. The show is promoted by Don Arden.