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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years.
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.
Serge Gainsbourg releases a new EP, Bonnie And Clyde, on Philips Records in France, Europe. The title track is a duet with actress Brigitte Bardot, and is not the same song as the one which provided a No1 UK hit for Georgie Fame in the same year.
The Tony Hatch Sound with Jackie Trent, Wilf Todd And His Music and The Bystanders supply live music on the BBC Radio 1 show Late Night Extra, in London, England, UK, Europe. The Bystanders, from Wales, will find greater success after changing their name to Man and developing a psychedelic guitar-rock style.
The Herd play at The College Of Art, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Herd play at Dundee College Of Art, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Petula Clark stars in This Is Petula Clark, the first of her own BBC-1 tv series, live from London, England, UK, Europe, with musical accompaniment by The Breakaways and an orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.
The Shadows play during 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.
Jefferson Airplane play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Gerald Wilson And His Orchestra record Out Of This World, Mini Waltz and Pretty Polly at Liberty Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Pacific Jazz Records.
Nite People play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Buck Owens releases a new album, It Takes People Like You To Make People Like Me, in the USA.
Chet Atkins records Three Little Words, Cheek To Cheek, Gonna Get Along Without You Now and other tracks in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
A shipment of the album Two Virgins by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, is confiscated at Newark airport, New Jersey, USA, because its cover, showing the couple naked, is deemed pornographic. The album will subsequently be sold in America in brown wrappers.
The Hassles release a new single, Every Step I Take (Every Move I Make), in the USA on United Artists Records. Billy Joel is the pianist/vocalist in the band.
The funeral of top American bandleader Paul Whiteman is held in the USA.
The Chico Hamilton Quintet opens at The Rainbow Grill, New York City, USA.
Arlo Guthrie comes to the end of two weeks at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Cats Pyjamas play at The Bag O'Nails, Kingley Street, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Singing cowboy Gene Autry sells The Continental Hotel in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, to The Hyatt Corporation. Autry had insisted that the new owners take possession on January 2 so he could keep the lucrative profits from the New Year's Eve bar sales.
Ringo Starr, his wife Maureen and their poodle Tiger fly from Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe, to Liverpool. They are going to visit their parents.
Tony Bruno releases his debut LP, An Original By Bruno, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Jimi Hendrix and his band collect visas from the Swedish Embassy in London, England, UK, Europe. On the same day, Hendrix writes a deposition decrying Capitol Records' recent release of tracks recorded before he was famous, on the album Get That Feeling. Later, Hendrix jams with John Mayall at Klook's Kleek, Railway Hotel, Hampstead.
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The 'N Betweens play at The Woolpack, Wolverhampton, England, UK. The group includes all four of the future members of Slade.
Harry Nilsson releases a new album, Spotlight On Nilsson, in Canada on Capitol Records.
Davy Jones of The Monkees begins a brief ski-ing holiday in Switzerland, Europe.
Yvan Landry releases the LP Jazz En Liberte on Capitol Records in Canada.
Merle Haggard And The Strangers release a new LP, Sing Me Back Home, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Mother and daughter vocal duo Lynn Anderson and Liz Anderson record Mother May I and Better Than Life Without You in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Players on the session are Ray Edenton, Wayne Moss and Jerry Stembridge [gtrs], Pete Drake and Lloyd Green [steel gtrs], Roy M. 'Junior' Huskey, Jr. [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums] and David Briggs [piano].
Buffalo Springfield, in the process of disintegrating, enter Sunset Sound studios in Los Angeles, California, USA, to mix tracks, including Whatever Happened To Saturday Night, for their third album, Last Time Around.
The compilation LP Elvis' Gold Records Vol 4 by Elvis Presley is released by RCA in the USA.
Rob McConnell's 13-piece Big Band plays in a benefit show for jazz drummer Archie Alleyn at the Town Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Alleyn had been injured in a car crash and had to stop performing for several years.
Simon Dupree And The Big Sound play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Charley Pride, with producer Felton Jarvis, records The Easy Part's Over, I Could Have Saved You The Time and Let Me Help You Work It Out in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session consists of Jack Clement, Harold Bradley, Fred Carter Jr. and Jerry Hubbard [gtrs], Lloyd Green [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums] and David Briggs [piano].
Filming for Sonny And Cher's second movie, Chastity, scheduled to begin today in Southern California, USA, is unexpectedly delayed.
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.