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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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
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.
Felicia Sanders and Vaughn Meader are playing during two weeks of shows at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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 Four Tops are playing during an eleven-night season at The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jack Jones is playing during a two-week stand at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Connie Francis is playing during eleven nights at The Statler Hilton Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
The Incredible String Band are the musical guests on the BBC2-tv show Once More With Felix, hosted by Julie Felix.
David McWilliams appears on the BBC1-tv programme The Rolf Harris Show in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Flower Pot Men play at The California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann appear on the BBC1-tv show Dee Time in London, England, UK, Europe.
Tomorrow, Tintagel and Spice play at The Middle Earth Club, London, 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.
Ray Pillow is the musical guest on today's edition of The Porter Wagoner Show, on tv in the USA.
The Cream play at University College, 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 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.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Agridome, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Young Rascals play the second of two nights in the HIC Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, 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 Serendipity Singers play a live gig in Wabash, Indiana, USA.
Plastic Penny play at New Century Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Move play at Handsworth Plaza, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Herd play at Liverpool University, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Louis Armstrong plays at The San Remo Song Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
The Steve Allen Show, featuring Mel Torme, is playing at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Gerry Soliano Trio is playing in the Hibiscus Room of The Cathay Hotel, Singapore, Asia.
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.
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.
The Sandpipers are playing for the last of three days at The San Remo Song Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
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.
The Monkees are working on the song Me Without You at United Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tony Rivers And The Castaways play at The Witchdoctor, Catford, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Fortunes play at The Pier Ballroom, Hastings, England, UK, Europe.
Dionne Warwick plays at Salone delle Feste in the San Remo Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Walk Away Renee by The Four Tops entering at No63.
The Sunshine Company and Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, 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 Moody Blues are the guests on Doddy's Music Box on ABC-tv in the UK.
The Moody Blues play at The Imperial Ballroom, Nelson, England, 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.