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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.
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a three-week engagement at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Ed Ames is playing during a three-week engagement at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Georgie Fame is playing during a three-week season at The Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
Smokey Robinson 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.
The Wilber DeParis Jazz Band plays at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Jonah Jones Quartet and Ray McKinley Sextet play at The Rainbow Grill, New York City, USA.
Arlo Guthrie plays the thirteenth night of two weeks at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, 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.
Roger Waters invites Dave Gilmour of Cambridge-based band Jokers Wild to join Pink Floyd, hoping to prop up the band because their songwriter/guitarist Syd Barrett is now dysfunctional because of drug abuse.
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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.
Joe Cocker'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.
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Claude Ciari releases the LP Mood Guitar on Capitol Records in Canada.
If The Whole World Stopped Loving by Val Doonican is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
Don Helms, a former member of Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys, joins Hank Williams Jr's band, The Cheating Hearts.
Georgie Fame continues with his three-week long Christmas engagement at the Mayfair Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rubin Mitchell Trio plays at The Drake Hotel New York City, USA.
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.
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Careless Hands by Des O'Connor is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
The Arrows release the album Cycle-delic Sounds, in Canada on Tower Records.
The Shadows 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.
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Internationally successful Australian folk-pop group The Seekers begin a new recording contract which sees the quartet switching from former producer Tom Springfield to Mickie Most.
Singapore's most successful beat group, The Quests, begin an engagement at the Mocambo Club, Hong Kong, Asia.
The Nice play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Mabel Greer's Toyshop.
The Who 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.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
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.