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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.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, 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.
The Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, 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.
Jazz vocalist Bobbe Norris is playing during two weeks at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
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.
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.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville 68, Hornsey Wood Tavern, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Soft Machine play at Drury Lane Arts Lab, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The Royal, Tottenham, North London, England, UK, Europe.
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Keith Anderson is born in Miami, Oklahoma, USA. he will find success as a country music singer-songwriter and performer.
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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The Lemon Pipers play at The New City Opera House, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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.
New guitarist Dave Gilmour plays his first gig with Pink Floyd at Aston University, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
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Norma Jean, with producer Bob Ferguson, records Promises Promises, You Changed Everything But My Name, Truck Driving Woman and I Threw Away The Rose in Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Musicians on the session include Wayne Moss and Pete Wade [gtrs], Pete Drake (steel guitar), Junior Huskey [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Hargus 'Pig' Robbins [piano] and Shorty Lavender (fiddle).
The Doors' second album, Strange Days, is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
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.
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.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blue Cheer and Mint Tattoo.
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 Herd release a new album, Paradise Lost, in the UK on Fontana Records.
In today's issue of Downbeat, the drummmers' magazine, in the USA, an advert appears in which Dennis Wilson of The Beach Boys promotes Camco Drums.
Neil Diamond plays at The State University of Oneonta, New York State, USA.
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.
The Young Rascals release a new single, It's Wonderful, in the UK on Atlantic Records.
Heather Mills, later to become a successful model and wife of Paul McCartney, is born in Aldershot, England, UK, Europe.
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 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.
An episode of Tarzan runs on American tv featuring The Supremes as a trio of nuns.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Purple Haze, Riverside, California, USA.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Sweetwater play in the dorm cafeteria, Northridge Hall, San Fernando Valley State College, San Fernando, California, USA, supported by Bluesberry Jam.
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.
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 Beatles' movie-making company Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd.
The T+A Rhythm And Blues Band plays the first of two nights at The New Orleans House, Berkeley, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Marvin Gardens.
Freddie Mack's Band plays at Exeter University, Exeter, England, UK, Europe.
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.