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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 Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Earl 'Fatha' Hines is playing during a long engagement at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Wayne Newton is playing during four weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The New Christy Minstrels are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisana, USA.
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.
Jack Jones is playing during a two-week stand at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Four Tops are playing during an eleven-night season at The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Connie Francis is playing during eleven nights at The Statler Hilton Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
The Electric Flag, The Fugs, Mad River and the Thirteenth Floor Elevators play the second of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Agridome, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Moody Blues play at The Imperial Ballroom, Nelson, England, UK, Europe.
Johnny Cash is presented with the key to the city in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Grateful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service play the second of two nights at The Crystal Ball, Portland, Oregon, USA.
The Cliff Bennett Show plays at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
The Moody Blues are the guests on Doddy's Music Box on ABC-tv in the UK.
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, with singer Arthur Prysock, play at The Salle Wilfred Pelletier, Place Des Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Serendipity Singers play a live gig in Wabash, Indiana, USA.
Everlasting Love by The Love Affair is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe. On the same day, it is revealed that none of the band members actually played on the song – although vocalist Steve Ellis did sing on it.
Ray Pillow is the musical guest on today's edition of The Porter Wagoner Show, on tv in the USA.
The Beatles' single Lady Ma donna is recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, although Paul McCartney is the only one of the Fab Four actually to play on the track.
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The Four Seasons are playing a live gig in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
The Herd play at Liverpool University, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
The Sandpipers are playing for the last of three days at The San Remo Song Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
Louis Armstrong plays at The San Remo Song Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
David McWilliams appears on the BBC1-tv programme The Rolf Harris Show in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Strawberry Alarm Clock is the guest group on today's edition of tv show Happening '68 in the USA. The show is hosted by Paul Revere And The Raiders.
The new No1 single on the Billboard Chart in the USA is Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers. On the same day it reaches No1 in the Cashbox magazine chart.
At a meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, between record business executives and State Representative Edwin G. Mullinax, it is decided to 'tone down' a state bill which sought to require lyrics to be printed on the cover of record sleeves.
Plastic Penny play at New Century Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Hollies record a demo version of the song Jennifer Eccles at Chappell's Studio, London, England, UK, Europe, They will record a finished version at Abbey Road Studios later in the month.
Manfred Mann appear on the BBC1-tv show Dee Time in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Monkees are working on the song Me Without You at United Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play a second night at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Albert King, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Soft Machine. During the day Hendrix is interviewed by Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone magazine.
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The Clash play the first of two nights at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Cliff Richard records Congratulations in EMI's Studio 2, at Abbey Road Studios, London, UK. John Paul Jones, later to play with Led Zeppelin, is on bass guitar.
The Flower Pot Men play at The California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
The Steve Allen Show, featuring Mel Torme, is playing at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Incredible String Band are the musical guests on the BBC2-tv show Once More With Felix, hosted by Julie Felix.
Soft Machine and Sam Gopal Dream play at The Carlton, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Dionne Warwick plays at Salone delle Feste in the San Remo Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
Having consumed some seconals and alcohol, Beat Generation icon Neal Cassady, an associate of The Grateful Dead, sets off from San Miguel de Allende in Mexico to walk fifteen miles to Celaya, along the railroad tracks in driving rain. He will be found in a coma the next morning, and will die the following day. His life and death will inspire several songs including Jack And Neal (1977) by Tom Waits, Styrofoam Plates (2001) by Death Cab For Cutie, Neal Cassady Drops Dead (2014) by Morrissey, Neal Cassady (1989) by The Washington Squares.
Lee So Mui, Liew Yin, Kim Sim, Theresa Mak, Agnes Koh and Peggy Lam, billed as "beautiful songstresses", play at The Car Park night spot, Singapore, Asia.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.