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The stage musical Man Of La Mancha
is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
And His Orchestra are playing during a three-week engagement at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
is playing during a three-week engagement at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
is playing during a three-week season at The Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
And The Miracles
, Gladys Knight
And The Pips, The Marvelettes
, Willie Tyler And Lester, The Contours, Chris Clark and Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers are playing during the second five nights of the annual Motor Town Revue at The Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
American music trade magazine Billboard
reports that in the past year, for the first time, album sales (192m) have overtaken single sales (187m). Record sales overall generated over $1bn in the USA during the same twelve month period.
Grammy-award winning 90s vocalist Toni Braxton is born in Severn, Maryland, USA.
She's A Rainbow by The Rolling Stones
reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
's contracts with Straight Ahead Productions and Essex Music come into effect, but will prove to be unsatisfactory because of the royalty arrangements imposed by Essex MD David Platz.
If The Whole World Stopped Loving by Val Doonican is awarded a Silver Disc
in the UK, Europe.
continues with his three-week long Christmas engagement at the Mayfair Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Family are playing during a six-night engagement at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Ernestine Dickens, the wife of country star Little Jimmy Dickens, dies in a car accident in Sherman, Texas, USA, when her car veers off an overpass.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience have a rehearsal at the Hillside Club, and an interview at BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, England, UK, Europe.
Careless Hands by Des O'Connor is awarded a Silver Disc
in the UK, Europe.
begin a three-week cabaret season at The Talk Of The Town
, London, England, UK, Europe, with Brian Locking standing in for bassist John Rostill who has suffered a nervous breakdown.
begin a new recording contract which sees the quartet switching from former producer Tom Springfield to Mickie Most
Internationally successful Australian folk-pop group
Singapore's most successful beat group, The Quests
, begin an engagement at the Mocambo Club, Hong Kong, Asia.
play at The Marquee
, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Mabel Greer's Toyshop.
play in The Bal Tabarin Club, Bromley, England, UK, Europe.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
The rock musical Hair
(which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.
The Paupers play at El Patio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.