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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 musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a three-week engagement at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Ed Ames is playing during a three-week engagement at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Georgie Fame is playing during a three-week season at The Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Shadows play during a three-week cabaret season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe, with Brian Locking standing in for bassist John Rostill who has suffered a nervous breakdown.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
The Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The musical, Love And Let Love, is presented at Sheridan Square Playhouse, off-Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just fourteen performances.
Louis Prima, Sam Butera And The Witnesses, Little Richie Varola, Dominique and The Ben Arden Orchestra are playing at The Empire Room, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Paul Anka is playing during a week of shows at The Roostertail Supper Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The Lazy Eggs and The Utopias.
Lulu is playing during a two-week engagement at Cesar's Palace, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz vocalist Bobbe Norris is playing during two weeks at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
Jean Shepard is playing during a week-long engagement at The Nashville Club, New York City, USA.
Latin jazz guitarist Bola Sete is playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beatles release their latest single, Hello Goodbye/I Am The Walrus, in Japan, Asia, on Odeon Records.
The Spencer Davis Group fly from the UK to Paris, France, Europe, to make a tv appearance.
Olufemi Sanyaolu is born in Lagos, Nigeria, Africa. He will find success as blues, funk and soul musician Keziah Jones.
Johnny Cash and June Carter check into the El Rancho Motel in Sacramento, California, USA, to begin rehearsals for the live album Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison. They are joined later by The Tennessee Three, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, Johnny's father, Ray Cash, and record producer Bob Johnston.
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Jimi Hendrix reports to police headquarters, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, as he must do for the next five days.
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The Sons Of Champlin play the second of two nights at The New Orleans House, Berkeley, California, USA.
The Cream play at The Revolution Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Love Affair debut in the UK singles chart with their cover version of Robert Knight's US hit Everlasting Love. The song will bring into the open the practice of recordings using session men instead of bona fide group members.
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The Country Gentlemen record Spanish Is A Loving Tongue and Johnny Reb at Roy Homer and Associates, Clinton, Maryland, USA.
The Savoy Brown Blues Band plays at The Thames Hotel, Windsor, near London, England, UK, Europe.
Psychedelic rock venue The Ambassador Theatre in Washington DC, USA, is closed down, the reason given being "insufficient funds".
Johnny Winter records Suicide Won't Satisfy, Blue S uede Shoes and I Wonder If I Care at Andrus Studios, Houston, Texas, USA.
The Flamin' Groovies play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Aretha Franklin earns a Gold Disc from the R.I.A.A. in the USA for her hit single Chain Of Fools.
Humphrey Lyttelton, The Tony Lee Trio, The Don Rendell/Ian Carr Quintet and The Graham Collier Septet perform live on the BBC Radio 1 show Jazz Club in London, England, UK, Europe.
Buck Owens And His Buckaroos record Sally Mary And Jerry, In God I Trust and Buckaroo Polka in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead play at The Municipal Auditorium, Eureka, Oregon, USA.
Joni Mitchell plays at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Bobby Darin hosts Kraft Music Hall's A Grand Night For Swinging, on tv in the USA. Bobbie Gentry is a guest on the same show.
Instrumental parts for the song The Inner Light by George Harrison of The Beatles are recorded at EMI Recording Studio, Bombay, India, Asia.
Aspiring pop singer Agnetha Faltskog makes her first tv appearance on the programme Studio 8 in Sweden, Europe. On this day, she also meets Anni-Frid Lyngstad, who is performing her debut single, En Ledig Dag, on the same show. The two women will later work together as members of Abba.
The Bee Gees record Jumbo, Bridges Crossing Rivers and Gena's Theme, in London, England, UK, Europe, for their album Idea.
Sadie (The Cleaning Lady) by Johnny Farnham, rises from No7 to No3 in the Go Set National Top 40 singles Chart in Australia, Oceania. Snoopy's Christmas by The Royal Guardsmen remains in the No1 position.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Pavilion, Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play during two weeks at The Cafe Au Go Go, New York City, USA.
Bobbie Gentry, with producer Kelly Gordon, records La Siepe (The Hedge) and La Citta E' Grande in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Buffalo Springfield record the song Falcon Lake (Ash On The Floor) at Columbia Recording studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Monkees record Daddy's Song at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The song is composed by Harry Nilsson.
George Harrison of The Beatles is undertaking four days of recording sessions in Bombay, India, Asia, which will result in his soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
The Band record Tears Of Rage, co-written by Bob Dylan and Richard Manuel, at A And R Recording, New York City, USA. It will appear on their debut album, Music From Big Pink. On the same day they record Yazoo Street Scandal, but it will not appear on the album.
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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.