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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.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Little White Bull by Tommy Steele.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Snow Coach by Russ Conway.
Brook Benton plays at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
She's My Baby by Johnny O'Keefe reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Dinah Washington plays the third night of two weeks of dates at Fack's No2, San Francisco, California, USA.
Mark Dinning headlines the WVOK Shower Of Stars show at Birmingham Armory, Birmingham, Alabama, USA, supported by Brenda Lee and George Morgan.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Vince Eager, The Viscounts and Tony Sheridan, play at The Gaumont, Bradford, UK. Annoyed by the audience response to his performance of Over The Rainbow, Gene Vincent leaves the stage part-way through his set and does not return.
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Ronnie Hawkins appears on UK tv show Boy Meets Girls.
Pretty Blue Eyes by Craig Douglas enters the UK singles chart at No14.
Geoff And Ricky Brooks play on the opening night of The Top Twenty Club, in the Town Hall, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by local band The Moonrakers.
El Paso by Marty Robbins enters the UK singles chart at No20.
The The Dave Clark Five featuring Stan Saxon, play at The Corn Exchange, Hertford, UK.
Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Warren Smith play in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Alfred Apaka, known as the Golden Voice of Hawaii, and considered one of the most influential performers in the history of Hawaii, dies.
The Biggest Show Of Stars 1960 Winter Edition package tour plays at North Side Gym, Elkhart, Indiana, 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.
The highest new entry in Cash Box magazine's chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA is Baby [You've Got What ItTakes] by Brook Benton and Dinah Washington entering at No71.
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.