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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.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Brenda Lee and Chubby Checker play in Maui, Hawaii, USA.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the first of four nights in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Paul Anka plays the third night of a week at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Peter Eckhorn, owner of Hamburg's Top Ten Club, signs a deal with The Beatles for them to play a month of dates, starting the following April.
Frank Sinatra and Bobby Rydell appear in US tv show Red Skelton's HollywoodTour.
Gurney Slade by tv music composer Max Harris enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No10. The tune is the theme from a surreal tv show, entitled The Strange World Of Gurney Slade, which stars popular singer/actor Anthony Newley.
The last gig of The Beatles' first German trip is played at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg. Paul McCartney has been arrested on arson charges, so he and Pete Best are deported. John Lennon follows ten days later.
Sarah Smith, saxophonist of UK punk/prog/indie recording band The Cardiacs, is born in Coleford, Gloucestershire, UK.
Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No18.
Gordon MacRae with Sheila MacRae, Francis Brunn, and Van Alexander conducting The Leighton Noble Orchestra, perform at Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.