September 30: Country music singer-songwriter Marty
Stuart was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi.
January 7: Two plays by Tennessee
Williams,Suddenly Last Summer and Something Unspoken,
open under the collective title Garden District (after their shared New
Orleans locale) Off-Broadway at the York Theatre in New York.
December 29:Period of Adjustment High Point over a Cavern by Tennessee
Williams opens at Coconut Grove Playhouse, Miami.
Premiere of the film The Long Hot Summer, based on the novel The Hamlet
and several short stories by William