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The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
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.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, 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.
Latin jazz guitarist Bola Sete is playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jean Shepard is playing during a week-long engagement at The Nashville Club, New York City, USA.
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.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play during two weeks at The Cafe Au Go Go, New York City, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr. is appearing during two weeks at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Nice play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Tyrannosaurus Rex and Limousine. DJ for the night is Jeff Dexter.
The Band record The Weight at A And R Recording, New York City, USA. It will appear on their debut album, Music From Big Pink.
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New guitarist Dave Gilmour plays his first gig with Pink Floyd at Aston University, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
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The Who play at The Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Herd release a new album, Paradise Lost, in the UK on Fontana Records.
Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers and The Monitors play in a week-long Motown Revue at The 20 Grand Driftwood Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Young Rascals release a new single, It's Wonderful, in the UK on Atlantic Records.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville 68, Hornsey Wood Tavern, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Keith Anderson is born in Miami, Oklahoma, USA. he will find success as a country music singer-songwriter and performer.
Floribunda Rose play at The Ballerina Ballroom, Nairn, Scotland, UK, Europe. The band's guitarist, John Kongos, will enjoy greater success under his own name.
On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques play the second of two nights in San Francisco, California, USA.
The Kinks release a new album, Live At Kelvin Hall, in the UK on Pye Records.
The Gentle Soul record See My Love (Song For Greg) for Epic Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Johnny Cash, June Carter, The Tennessee Two, The Statler Brothers and Carl Perkins hold their second day of rehearsals in the Banquetting Room of El Rancho Motel, Sacramento, California, USA, for their upcoming live show at the nearby Folsom Prison. During this day's rehearsal, California governor Ronald Reagan, who is at the hotel for an after-dinner speech, visits the band and offers his encouragement. A major part of the rehearsal is spent learning Greystone Chapel, a song written by Folsom Prison inmate Glen Sherley.
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Quicksilver Messenger Service, Kaleidoscope and Charley Musselwhite play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Amen Corner release a new single, Bend Me, Shape Me, in the UK on Deram Records. The song is a cover version of a US hit by The American Breed.
The Chambers Brothers, The Sunshine Company and The Siegel Schwall Blues Band, with lights by Holy See, play the second of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Billy Joe Royal records Don't You Be Ashamed To Call My Name, Don't You Think It's Time, Bed Of Roses, Storybook Children and Just Between You And Me in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The Iveys play at The Technical College, Chelmsford, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Glass Opening. The Iveys will find greater success after a name change to Badfinger.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blue Cheer and Mint Tattoo.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann release a new single, The Mighty Quinn, written by Bob Dylan, in the UK on Fontana Records. It will reach No1 on 14 February.
Al Hirt and Pee-Wee and The Young Set appear in a benefit concert with The Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Ford Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
It is announced that Elvis Presley is to make a feature film and a Christmas tv special for NBC which will earn him over $1m.
Heather Mills, later to become a successful model and wife of Paul McCartney, is born in Aldershot, England, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The Royal, Tottenham, North London, England, UK, Europe.
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Soft Machine play at Drury Lane Arts Lab, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Lemon Pipers play at The New City Opera House, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Freddie Mack's Band plays at Exeter University, Exeter, England, UK, Europe.
A round table discussion, moderated by pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Christian Barnard, at Cape Town Medical School, Capetown, South Africa, is recorded and will be released as a 2-LP set by Decca Records in the UK.
An episode of Tarzan runs on American tv featuring The Supremes as a trio of nuns.
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.