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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 Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
is playing during four weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Four Tops
are playing during an eleven-night season at The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
is playing during eleven nights at The Statler Hilton Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Jazz pianist Erroll Garner
is playing at Al Hirt's Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Jazz Communicators (saxophonist Joe Henderson, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Herbie Lewis, and drummer Louis Hayes) are playing during a fifteen night booking at The Both/And Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
will become the first company to release all singles in stereo, within 90 days.
It is announced in the USA that
The Bonzo Dog
Doo Dah Band play at The London School Of Economics, London, England, UK, Europe.
begin the first of eleven days of recording in Atlantic Studios
, New York City, USA, working on the album Wheels Of Fire.
The Who play at The Valentine Ball, Essex University, Colchester, England, UK, Europe. (Syd Barrett
of Pink Floyd
is said to have attended this gig, but it seems unlikely given that Pink Floyd
were playing 260 miles away in Nelson, Lancashire on the same night.)
play at Barlong Hall, Dagenham, England, UK, Europe.
play at Reading University, Reading, England, UK, Europe.
The Move play at Southlands College, Wimbledon, London, England, UK, Europe.
is playing at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Hedge And Donna.
and English band Procol Harum
play the first of two nights at The Anderson Theatre, New York City, USA.
San Francisco hippy band
Love Is Blue
by Paul Mauriat reaches No1 in the Billboard
Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA for the first of five weeks.
On the same day, it reaches No1 in the Cash Box
magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
play at The Co-op Rainbow Suite, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
appear on the BBC1-tv show Dee Time in London, England, UK, Europe.
Dance To The Music
becomes the first hit for Sly And The Family Stone
as it enters the Billboard
R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at number three. The song shakes off assumptions about the separate roles of voices and instruments as sources of rhythm and harmony, alternating and blending them
without losing either melody or dance beat.
The Gods and Taste play live at The Marquee Club
, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
transfer all their business affairs from NEMS to their own newly formed company, Apple, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Dino, Desi And Billy appear on tv show The Hollywood Palace in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Moody Blues
play at Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, Dover, England, UK, Europe.
When The Herd
play at The Pavilion, Bridlington, England, UK, Europe, guitarist Peter Frampton
is taken to hospital after the gig suffering from a septic thumb.
and Iron Butterfly
play at the Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley, California, USA. During The Doors
' performance, they abandon their usual set and Jim Morrison reads his poem The Celebration Of The Lizard instead, much to the bafflement of the crowd.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
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.