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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five 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 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.
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.
John Lennon of The Beatles and Yoko Ono spend the last of five days being filmed for a BBC tv 24 Hours documentary, The World Of John And Yoko. On this day they are filmed at The Bull hotel in Long Melford.
The Box Tops play at Leyton Baths, Leyton, UK.
Eric Clapton begins an affair with model Pattie Boyd's sister Paula, as a result of which his current girlfriend Alice Ormsby-Gore moves out of his mansion, Hurtwood Edge, Surrey, UK.
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The Moody Blues, featuring Swindon-born Justin Hayward, enter the UK albums chart with To Our Children's Children's Children, which will peak at No2.
Ten Years After play at Beat 69 in The K. B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
I Want You Back by the Jackson 5, featuring Michael Jackson, enters the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart, where it will peak at No1.
Humble Pie and King Crimson play the last of four nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. After the gig, Ian McDonald and Mike Giles of King Crimson tell leader Robert Fripp that they are leaving the band.
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The Rascals [formerly The Young Rascals] play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles appears with actor Peter Sellers on UK tv show Frost On Saturday, transmitted live from Wembley Studios, Wembley, London, UK.
Entering at No71, the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the top-selling singles in the USA is Point It Out by Smokey Robinson And The Miracles.
Joe Cocker plays at the Town Hall, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, UK.
Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band enters the UK album charts at No21, where it will remain for one week before dropping out completely.
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During a concert by The Rolling Stones, Santana, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Jefferson Airplane, and Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young, at Altamont Speedway, Livermore, California, USA, audience member Meredith Hunter is beaten to death by Hells Angels in front of the stage. The Grateful Dead also attend the concert but refuse to play shortly before their scheduled appearance due to the increasing violence at the venue. The Dead's song New Speedway Boogie is inspired by the media response to Altamont. The fifth verse of Don Mclean's American Pie is widely regarded as a reference to The Stones at Altamont. Blue Oyster Cult's Transmaniacon MC makes several direct references to Altamont.
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Led Zeppelin play at Chatenay Malabry, Paris, France, Europe.
Michael Bloomfield and Nick Gravenites play the second of three nights at Keystone Korner, San Francisco, California, USA.
Deep Purple play at Manchester University, Manchester, UK.
The Allman Brothers Band plays the last of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Mark Gardener, guitarist/singer and songwriter of UK 90s bands Ride and The Animalhouse, is born in Oxford, UK.
The Moody Blues play at The Odeon, Manchester, UK.
The new No1 single in the USA is Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam on the Billboard Top 40 chart.
Cherry Hill Park by Billy Joe Royal reaches No1 in the Canadian singles chart.
When Delaney And Bonnie And Friends (including Eric Clapton] play at The Empire, Liverpool, UK, they are joined by George Harrison of The Beatles on guitar.
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Pink Floyd play at the AFAN Festival of Progressive Rock in AFAN Lido Indoor Sports Centre, Port Talbot, South Wales, supported by Fairport Convention, Sam Apple Pie and East Of Eden.
Jethro Tull, Grand Funk Railroad and Fat Mattress play the second of two nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Pentangle play at The Afan Lido Indoor Sports Centre, Port Talbot, Wales.