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The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half 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 rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
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.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Marilyn Michaels plays during a four-week engagement at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA.
Lou Rawls is playing during two weeks at The Cave, Vancouver, British Ciolumbia, Canada.
Long John Baldry plays during a week in cabaret at The Fiesta, Stockton, UK, Europe.
P.F. Sloan, Ian And Sylvia and The Sidetrack are playing during six nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Vilage, New York City, USA.
Phil Ochs is playing during three nights at La Cave, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Blood, Sweat And Tears are playing during four nights at The Garrick Theatre, upstairs at the Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Paupers play during four nights at The Psychedelic Supermarket, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Yardbirds, with Jimmy Page on lead guitar, play the first of three nights at The Action House, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Pink Floyd release a new single, It Would Be So Nice, in the UK, Europe. It flops.
HP Lovecraft, The James Cotton Blues Band and Mint Tattoo play at Kaleidoscope, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Spirit play at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Moby Grape play at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Bee Gees play at The ABC, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich plus Grapefruit.
The Doors play at Merced Fairgrounds, Merced, California, USA.
The Fugs, Ace Of Cups and All Men Joy play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Standells play the fourth of six nights at The Ice House, Glendale, California, USA.
Ray Charles And The Raelets appear on the tv show Operation Entertainment in the USA.
The album Greatest Hits by The Turtles is awarded a Gold Disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play the first of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA. Both nights are recorded and will be released as the album Live At Winterland 68.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience compilation album Smash Hits is released in the UK, Europe.
The Mothers Of Invention play at the NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts And Sciences) Convention in New York City, USA.
The Byrds play at Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Steve Miller Band plays at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Earth Opera.
The Electric Flag play the first of two nights at The Shrine Exposition Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ten Years After are scheduled to release a new album, Six Months Later, on this day in the UK, Europe, but it will never appear.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Charles Lloyd and Tom Rush play the first of two nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen play on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles hurriedly leave Rishikesh, India, Asia, where they have been staying on an ashram at the invitation of spiritual guru the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Their departure is caused by the pair being advised that the Maharishi is using his position to obtain sexual favours from female guests. Lennon's song Sexy Sadie will be inspired by this situation.
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Procol Harum appear on BBC radio's Joe Loss Show in the UK.
Gene Pitney plays at The Odeon, Leeds, England, UK, Europe, supported by Status Quo, Don Partridge, Simon Dupree and Amen Corner.
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.