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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.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
Jo Ann Campbell plays during a three-week booking at The International Room, New York City, USA.
The Flamingos are playing during a lengthy engagement at Robert's Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Tony Bennett is starring in Guys And Dolls at Herb Rogers' Chicago Music Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Charles plays at The Arena, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
The Temperance Seven play at Denning Hall, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
The Drifters and The Tilton Sisters play in Kailua Court Yard, Kailua, Hawaii, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Liberace is playing at The Frolics Club, Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts, USA.
The Beatles continue their 92-day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Timi Yuro releases a new single, Hurt, on Liberty Records in the USA.
Bob Dylan supports Dave Van Ronk at The Gaslight, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Jimmy Clanton is playing during a week of shows at The Rainbow Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Connie Francis plays the eleventh night of three weeks at The Sahara Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Ray Charles releases a new single, Am I Blue, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Jazz trumpeter Taft Jordan records tracks for his Prestige Records album Mood Indigo - Taft Jordan Plays Duke Ellington, in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Bobby Vee, Jack Scott, Faron Young, Del Shannon, Gene Pitney, Jerry Lee Lewis, Charlie Rich, Patsy Cline, Mark Dinning, Bobby Edwards, Claude Grey and The Bobby Vinton Orchestra play in the WVOK Shower Of Stars show at The Municipal Auditorium, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Theme For A Dream by Cliff Richard And The Shadows reaches No1 in the pop singles chart in New Zealand.
Gospel group The Ward Singers, record Rock Of Ages, Get In A Hurry and other tracks for Savoy Records in the USA.
Clarence 'Frogman' Henry performs You Always Hurt The One You Love on popular tv show American Bandstand in W-fil Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Johnnie Ray plays the fifth night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jim Reeves plays a live show in Austin, Texas, USA.
Mr Acker Bilk's Paramount Jazz Band plays at The Civic Hall, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Lee De Forest who, in 1915, invented an electronic instrument called The Audion Piano, the first musical instrument to use a vacuum tube, dies in Hollywood, California, USA. At the time of his death, De Forest has just $1,250 in his bank account.
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Fats Domino plays a live show in Casper, Wyoming, USA.
Gene Pitney releases a new single, Every Breath I Take, on Musicor Records in the USA.
Bobby Darin releases a new single, the instrumental Come September, on Atco Records in the USA.
Flatt And Scruggs play a live show in Columbia, Kentucky, USA.
Recruit RA19693532, James Marshall Hendrix [Jimi Hendrix] has his first US Army pay-day at Fort Ord, California, USA.
LaVern Baker headlines during a week of shows at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA, with The Edsels, Gary 'US' Bonds and The Solitaires
Charlie Gracie is playing during a week of shows at Club Avalon, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Bobby Rydell continues with his season at The Copacabana, New York City, 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.