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The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
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.
Mose Allison is headlining for three weeks at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Al Martino is playing during three weeks at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
The Modernaires are playing during nine days at The Imperial Room of the Royal York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Enzo Stuarti is playing during a series of live shows at The Village Club, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Jerry Vale is playing at The Americana Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean, USA.
Tom Jones plays during a week of cabaret appearances in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, UK.
Multi-platinum selling country singer-songwriter Deana Carter is born in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Marvin Gaye begins recording You're The One For Me and Take This Heart Of Mine for Tamla Records, at <Hitsville Studios, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Paramounts play at The Birdcage, Eastney, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe. Members of The Paramounts will find greater success as members of Procol Harum.
The Young Rascals record Good Lovin' for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA,but this version will not be released.
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones attend a London preview of the tv film Charlie Is My Darling.
Don Covay And The Goodtimers record Watching The Late Late Show for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Myles Benedict, drummer of UK band Drum Theatre, is born.
Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, flies to New York City, USA, to negotiate details of their next American tour. While in the US he also meets with The Moody Blues.
The Alan Price Set play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Martha and The Vandellas release a new single, My Baby Loves Me, on Gordy Records in the USA. Interestingly, none of The Vandellas are featured in this song. Instead, background vocals are sung by Motown's session group, The Andantes, plus legendary Motown group, The Four Tops.
Joe McDonald plays at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, Calfornia, USA. McDonald will go on to achieve international success as leader of Country Joe And The Fish.
Stevie Wonder records his version of the Bob Dylan composition Blowin' In The Wind at Hitsville Studios, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Kim Fowley throws a party for The Yardbirds in at his home in Los Angeles, California, USA, with guests including Mary Travers of Peter, Paul And Mary plus members of The Byrds.
The Action play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Mad Lads record Nothing Can Break Through and I Want Someone for Volt Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Elvis Presley is invoiced by Monte's Catering Service for their provision of fireworks and food for his recent New Year's Eve party at Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Peter Lacey is born in Brighton, Sussex, England, UK, Europe. He will emerge from the relative obscurity of years of session work on the British scene at the end of the millennium, with a rich, sophisticated melodic sound which drew comparisons to legends from the 60s era of pop music, notably Brian Wilson and Burt Bacharach.
The Supremes play at the Inaugural Ball of Detroit's Mayor, Jerome P. Cavanaugh, in Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
US tv rock show Where The Action Is features The Wonder Who (actually The Four Seasons) performing Don't Think Twice It's Alright and Ben E. King singing Stand By Me.
The Action play at The Marquee Club, Wardour Street, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Them, with Van Morrison on vocals, play at the Assembly Hall, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, Europe
Del Reeves begins a one-week tour of military bases in Europe.
Hamilton And The Movement play at The Pavilion Ballroom, Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK, Europe.
The Hollies record a French lyrics version of Look Through Any Window at EMI Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Doors release their debut LP, The Doors, on Elektra Records in the USA.
The Temptations begin working on the song Ain't Too Proud To Beg, at Hitsville Studios, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Porter Wagoner, recovering from exhaustion, enters Parkview Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Organist Johnny 'Hammond' Smith and vocalist Byrdie Green record the album The Stinger Meets the Golden Thrush for Prestige Records at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Dewey Redman Quartet records Look For The Black Star, For Eldon, Spur Of The Moment, Seven And One and Of Love for Fontana Records in San Francisco, California, USA.
Lucianna Krecarová is born in Vrchlabí (former Czechoslovakia), Europe. She will find success as the Czech vocalist and composer, Anna K.