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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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Popular singer Jo Ann Campbell is playing during four weeks of shows as support for comedian Red Skelton at The Sands Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
Peggy Lee is playing during three weeks of shows at The Pigalle Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Liberace is playing at Harrah's Club, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Pat Boone plays during nine nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
R'n'B vocalist Little Willie John's seventeenth and final hit, Take My Love [I Want to Give It All to You], enters the Billboard R'n'B singles chart in the USA.
Jackie De Shannon releases a new single, Wish I Could Find A Boy [Just Like You] on Liberty Records in the USA.
The Platters play the fourth night of a week at The Beachcomber, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Billboard magazine reviews the new Roy Orbison single, Candy Man, with the words, 'Orbison has sock sides here - a fine follow-up to his recent smash hit Running Scared, Crying features an expressive reading on a moving country-flavored ballad. Flip is an effective folk blues with standout delivery by Orbison.'
The Beatles play a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club, and an evening gig at The Town Hall, Litherland, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Brook Benton plays the twentieth night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Miracles play the fourth night of a week at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs (aka Flatt And Scruggs) play a one-nighter in Appomattox, Virginia, USA, with Maybelle Carter.
Ike And Tina Turner enter the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with It's Gonna Work Out Fine.
Singer-guitarist Ronnie Hollyman begins a residency at The Key Club, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the twenty-first night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
Connie Francis plays the fourth of eight nights at The Manor Hotel, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
The Upsetters begin a lengthy booking at The Bay Shore club, Somers Point, New Jersey, USA.
Faron Young, Billie Jean Horton, Claude Gray, Frankie Miller, Claude King, Bill Mack, Warren Smith and The Commanders play in The Capitol City Jamboree, at The Municipal Auditorium, Austin, Texas, USA.
Chubby Checker, Freddy Cannon, The Shirelles, Fabian, Gary 'US' Bonds and Duane Eddy play the second of two nights at The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, in the Dick Clark C aravan of Stars.
A Little Bit Of Soap by The Jarmels enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA. Written by Bert Berns, it will peak at No12.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
Jay And The Americans release their debut single, Tonight, on United Artists records in the USA. The song is taken from the Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story.
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Jack Roberts And His Evergreen Drifters play at Heiser's Shadow Lake Ballroom, near Seattle, Washington, USA.
Aretha Franklin plays the eleventh night in a three week season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Rusty Warren opens at The Roundtable, New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the fifteenth of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, 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.