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A Chinese Honeymoon
, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
, becoming the first black person to be featured regularly on television in the United Kingdom, mostly due to his frequent appearances on the BBC current affairs show Tonight. He will also become a political activist, working to increase recognition of the achievements and rights of black people. In 1974, he will set up the Drum Arts Centre in London, to provide a springboard and a national centre for black artistic talent.
Cyril Ewart Lionel Grant is born in Guyana, South America. He will find acclaim and success as singer and actor
and His Orchestra play the fourth night of a week of shows at The Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
plays at The Roseland Ballroom, Taunton, Massachusetts, USA.
And Her Continental Entertainers play at The Playhouse Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
The musical Love From Judy
is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
Violinist Gene Pringle And His Orchestra with 'songstress' Lilli Malloy is playing at The Lotus Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Collins Kids
appear on popular US tv show the Town Hall Party
, recorded in Compton, California, USA. singing Make Him Behave, Chantilly Lace and Shake, Rattle And Roll.
And The Hurricanes are playing during a two-month season at The Kaiserkeller, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
British rock'n'roller Tommy Steele
opens as Tony Lumpkin in She Stoops To Conquer at The Old Vic
theatre, London,UK. The production also includes Peggy Mount and Judy Dench.
The musical Kean
, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway
Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Betty Hutton is the musical guest star on The Kraft Music Hall, starring Perry Como
on tv in the USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 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.
Blood Sweat And Tears play at The Auditorium, Hunter College, Manhattan, New York City, USA, supported by
Josh White Jr
plays at Wisconsin State College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The 5th Dimension
play at Leigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sgt. Norman Pilcher
of the Metropolitan Drug Squad in London, UK, famed for his high profile busts of pop stars including Donovan, Keith Richards
of The Rolling Stones
and John Lennon
of The Beatles
, is arrested for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice after it was alleged he had committed perjury. In September 1973 he will be convicted and sentenced to four years imprisonment.
release their fourth album, Ace Of Spades
, on Bronze Records
in the UK. It will become recognized as one of the most influential albums in the development of thrash metal.
play the second of two nights at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
releases a new single, Show Her Love, on Cotillion Records in the USA.
play at Belfast Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
play at The Double Door, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
release their second album, Salute
, on Syco Music in Ireland and Poland, Europe.
On their Bula Quo Tour, Status Quo
play at The Max-Schmeling-Halle, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
During a solo tour to promote awareness and donations for The Trussell Trust charity, which supports a network of foodbanks around the UK, Glenn Tilbrook
plays at The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, Europe,
Electronic composer Ricardo Donoso
plays at ZIL, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
TAKE 6 play at The Blue Note
, New York City, USA.