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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.
The Dexter Gordon Quartet plays at the Both/And Club, San Francisco, California.
The Moody Blues, featuring Swindon-born Justin Hayward, release a new album, A Question Of Balance, in the UK. It will peak at No1 in the albums chart.
Seventeen-year-old Jonathan Jackson attempts to negotiate the release of the jailed Soledad Brothers (including his older brother George) by kidnapping Superior Court judge Harold Haley from the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, California. The attempt goes disastrously wrong when a shootout erupts, leaving four men dead, including both Jackson and Judge Haley. The incident will propel Angela Davis, owner of the weapons used by Jackson, to national infamy because of media coverage around the manhunt launched to find her. As a political activist, academic and author, Davis attracted much sympathy, and her story will inspire The Rolling Stones' song Sweet Black Angel (1972), and the John Lennon/Yoko Ono song Angela (1972).
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson are recording It's Your Thing, for Motown Records in Detroit, Michigan.