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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.
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 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.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
Ronnie Dove is playing at The Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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.
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 Who play at The Royal, Tottenham, North London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Doors' second album, Strange Days, is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Jimi Hendrix, charged with violent behaviour while drunk, attends court in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
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.
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 Herd release a new album, Paradise Lost, in the UK on Fontana Records.
Heather Mills, later to become a successful model and wife of Paul McCartney, is born in Aldershot, England, UK, Europe.
Soft Machine play at Drury Lane Arts Lab, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Gentle Soul record See My Love (Song For Greg) for Epic Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville 68, Hornsey Wood Tavern, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
Neil Diamond plays at The State University of Oneonta, New York State, USA.
The Kinks release a new album, Live At Kelvin Hall, in the UK on Pye Records.
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).
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.
The Young Rascals release a new single, It's Wonderful, in the UK on Atlantic Records.
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 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.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
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.
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 Nice play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Tyrannosaurus Rex and Limousine. DJ for the night is Jeff Dexter.
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.
The Who play at The Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blue Cheer and Mint Tattoo.
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.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Purple Haze, Riverside, California, USA.
Sweetwater play in the dorm cafeteria, Northridge Hall, San Fernando Valley State College, San Fernando, California, USA, supported by Bluesberry Jam.
Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers and The Monitors play in a week-long Motown Revue at The 20 Grand Driftwood Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Keith Anderson is born in Miami, Oklahoma, USA. he will find success as a country music singer-songwriter and performer.
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.