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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 rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Molly Bee is playing during two weeks at The Cork Club, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The Checkmates Ltd are appearing during an extended engagement at The Cave Supper Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
is playing during a three-week stint at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret
is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
is playing during two weeks at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
plus Eire Apparent play the third of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go
, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Eric Burdon And
plays at El San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Dutch-financed offshore ship-based pirate Radio Atlantis South
begins making test transmisions from a location off The Netherlands. The station will not officially go on the air until 1973.
play at Langley Baths, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Move and The Moody Blues
play at Headington Technical College, Exford, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
's Bluesbreakers play at The Bluesville 68 Club, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
releases the live album, At Folsom Prison
, in the USA on Columbia Records
. Columbia at this time, however, is focusing on pop and psychedelic rock releases rather than country music, so very little promotional effort is put into the album.
The Rolling Stones
continue rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
On their second US tour, The Cream
play the second of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
marries June Carter in Franklin, Kentucky, USA, with Merle Kilgore as their best man.
(aka The Clinger Sisters) appear on the Operation Entertainment tv show in the USA.
The Velvet Underground
play the first of three nights at The Stone House Restaurant, Watertown, New York State, USA.
play at The Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
attend a meeting of their fans at The Disc Records Severance Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
' new recording contract with Columbia Records
in Los Angeles, California, USA, comes into effect. The group, at this point, is effectively just Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman.
Having been signed the previous day,
are in RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the songs D.W. Washburn
, Rosemarie and Daddy's Song.
is playing during an engagement at The Hilton Plaza, Miami, Florida, USA.
of The Beatles
and his wife Maureen leave the Academy of Transcendental Meditation's compound in Rishikesh, India, Asia, and begin the journey home to the UK.
Unimpressed by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi,
release their debut album, The Thoughts Of Emerlist Davjack, in the UK, Europe.
Ten Years After
perform at the International Students House, City of Westminster College, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Alan Bown
, The Lemon Tree and Rupert's People appear on the BBC TV show All Systems Freeman in the UK, Europe.
The first public performance of an Andrew Lloyd Webber – Tim Rice musical takes place when Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
is staged as a "pop cantata", by pupils of Colet Court preparatory school in Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
And The Big Sound play at The Athletic Club, Newport, Wales, UK, Europe.
play at Central Pier, Morecambe, England, UK, Europe.
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.