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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 Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
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.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Fabian 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.
The Beacon Street Union are playing at The Scene, New York City, USA.
Max Bygraves is playing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Lemon Pipers are playing during a two-week engagement at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, with Jake Holmes.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Al Martino is playing during a three-week stint at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Barbara McNair is playing during two weeks at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Simon Dupree And The Big Sound play at The Athletic Club, Newport, Wales, UK, Europe.
Simon And Garfunkel play at The Odeon, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Having been signed the previous day, The Byrds' 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.
Eric Burdon And The Animals plus Eire Apparent play the third of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Procol Harum play at The Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
The Rolling Stones continue rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
The Velvet Underground play the first of three nights at The Stone House Restaurant, Watertown, New York State, USA.
Spooky Tooth and Tintagel play at The Middle Earth Club, London, England, UK, Europe. Deejay for the evening is Jeff Dexter.
Jimi Hendrix and bassist Noel Redding spend the evening at Scene Club, New York City, USA.
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.
Johnny Cash marries June Carter in Franklin, Kentucky, USA, with Merle Kilgore as their best man.
The Who, Blue Cheer and Sagittarius play at The Agrodome, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Grateful Dead play the first of two nights at 1300 Boulevard Way, Walnut Creek, California, USA.
The Nice release their debut album, The Thoughts Of Emerlist Davjack, in the UK, Europe.
The Clingers (aka The Clinger Sisters) appear on the Operation Entertainment tv show in the USA.
Paul Anka plays at El San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Ten Years After perform at the International Students House, City of Westminster College, London, England, UK, Europe.
Elton John's first solo single, I've Been Loving You, is released by Philips Records in the UK, Europe.
On their second US tour, The Cream play the second of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, The MC5 and Tiffany Shade play the first of two nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
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.
Diahann Carroll is playing during an engagement at The Hilton Plaza, Miami, Florida, USA.
The Herd play at Central Pier, Morecambe, England, UK, Europe.
Canned Heat attend a meeting of their fans at The Disc Records Severance Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Phil Ochs plays at The Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Alan Bown, The Lemon Tree and Rupert's People appear on the BBC TV show All Systems Freeman in the UK, Europe.
Kenny Lynch plays on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at The Bluesville 68 Club, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann, P.J.Proby, Geno Washington, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Love Affair and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band play in The Mad Hatter's Ball at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe. Deejay for the event is future nightclub mogul Peter Stringfellow.
Unimpressed by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Ringo Starr 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.
The Move and The Moody Blues play at Headington Technical College, Exford, England, UK, Europe.
The Troggs play at Langley Baths, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Grapefruit appear on The Joe Loss Show on BBC Radio in the UK, Europe.
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.