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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.
Al Martino is playing during a three-week stint at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play during a week in cabaret at Tito's, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Solomon King is playing during a week of cabaret at The Fiesta, Stockton, England, UK, Europe.
The Hello People play during a one-week booking at The Chessmate, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Bobby Bare is playing during a five-night engagement at The Taft Hotel, New York City, USA.
The Paupers play during thirteen nights at The Electric Circus, New York City, USA.
Tom Jones is playing during a month of live dates at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Moody Blues play at Reading University, Reading, England, UK, Europe.
The Holy Modal Rounders take part in an experiment to prove the existence of telepathy. At a concert by the band in Manhattan, New York City, USA, the whole audience is asked to mentally transmit the message 'birds', while the band plays the song If You Want To Be A Bird. Five individuals within 100 miles of the concert are monitored to see if they are receiving any message. The results are inconclusive.
Bert Jansch and John Renbourn play at East Ham Central, East Ham, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Byrds record a version of the Bob Dylan song Nothing Was Delivered at Columbia Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for their album Sweetheart Of The Rodeo.
The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation and Jethro Tull play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Family, New Nadir and Green Ginger play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones begin seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Peddlers release a new single, an adaptation of Handel's Largo, in the UK. The disc features lyrics by deejay Pete Murray and is entitled Handle With Care.
Kippington Lodge release a new single, Rumours, in the UK on Parlophone Records. The group includes Nick Lowe and Brinsley Schwarz, both of whom will go on to wider acclaim.
Clara Ward And The Ward Singers play the first of two nights of benefit shows for The Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital, at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Big Brother and the Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play the first of three nights at The Electric Factory, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Beatles' latest single, Lady Ma donna, is released in the UK on Parlophone Records.
John Davidson is playing during ten nights of shows at The Eden Roc, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Singer-songwriter-guitarist Neil Young makes public his decision to leave Buffalo Springfield after the group has completed its touring commitments.
Mark McGrath, vocalist of Sugar Ray, is born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Traffic play the first of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their second tour of North America, The Cream play the first of two nights at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA. Buffalo Springfield are on the same bill.
The Herd play at Park Hall, Hereford, England, UK, Europe.
Glen Campbell and Bobbie Gentry play at The Auditorium Theatre Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Magnificent Men play at Washington And Jefferson Univesity, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ten Years After play at The Bluesville 68 Club, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Crazy World Of Arthur Brown and The Attack play at City College, London, England, UK, Europe.
Fleetwood Mac play at Brunel University, Uxbridge, London, UK, Europe, supported by Frugal Sound.
Spirit play the second of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Evergreen Blueshoes.
The Diocese of Rome announces that it "deplores the concept," of rock and roll masses but does not prohibit such services at The Church of San Lessio Falconieri in Italy, Europe.
The Grateful Dead play the first of three nights at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The Stage Club, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
A feature in the influential Life magazine hails Jimi Hendrix as the "most spectacular guitarist in the world".
Gordon Giltrap plays at The Old Tiger's Head, London, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
The Peddlers play on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
Status Quo play at The Whisky A'Go Go, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play in Atwood Hall, Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. The concert is recorded and will be released in 1999 as the LP Live At Clark University.
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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.