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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.
Al Martino is playing during a three-week stint at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Eddie Floyd, Pigmeat Markham, J.J. Barnes, Pat Lewis, The Holidays, Ruby Andrews and Barbara Mercer play in the Memphis Sounds Show during a lengthy booking at The Riviera Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play during a week in cabaret at Tito's, Cardiff, Wales, 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.
John Davidson is playing during ten nights of shows at The Eden Roc, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Jr. Walker And The All Stars play at Playland Skating Rink, Inkster, Michigan, USA.
The Who release a new single, Call Me Lightning, in the USA.
Spirit play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Evergreen Blueshoes.
Fats Domino is playing during an engement in the lounge of the Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) by John Fred And His Playboy Band is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
Blue Cheer, supported by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and The Nazz, play at Earl Warren Fairgrounds, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
(Theme from) Valley Of The Dolls by Dionne Warwick peaks at No2 on the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
Scarborough Fair by Simon And Garfunkel enters the Billboard Top 100 singles chart in the USA.
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The Magnificent Men play at St. Vincent's College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA.
The Fantastics play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding tops the Billboard R'n'B Chart in the USA for the first of three weeks, and the national chart for the first of four weeks. Redding wrote the song while living on a houseboat overlooking San Francisco Bay.
The Herd play at Dreamland, Margate, England, UK, Europe.
The Original Dyaks play at The Witchdoctore, Catford, London, England, UK, Europe.
Over 300 Vietnamese people, mostly women, children, infants and elderly people, are killed in The My Lai Massacre. The killings are carried out by United States Army soldiers of "Charlie" Company of 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 11th Brigade of the Americal Division. 26 soldiers will be charged with criminal offenses for their actions at My Lai, but only one, Platoon Leader Second Lieutenant William Calley, will be convicted. Found guilty of killing 22 people, he will serve just three and a half years under house arrest. This atrocity inspires several songs, both for and against Calley. Tragically, the best-remembered is perhaps the fiercely patriotic Battle Hymn of Lt. Calley by Shelby Singleton.
The Legend Of Xanadu by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Salem, Virginia, USA.
The Rob Hoeke R'n'B Group enters the Dutch Singles Chart with Drinking On My Bed on Philips Records. It will peak at No11 during a run of nine weeks on the chart in the Netherlands.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Forever Came Today by The Supremes entering at No54.
The Grateful Dead play the second of three nights at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ahmad Jamal plays at The Shady Grove Music Festival, Gaithersburg,Maryland, USA.
The Yardbirds and The Lemon Tree play on the BBC radio show Saturday Club in the UK.
Big Brother and the Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play the second of three nights at The Electric Factory, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Mystic Tide are playing during a five-week engagement at Glenside Inn, Glen Cove, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Spooky Tooth play at Imperial College, London, England, UK, Europe.
Nancy Ames appears on the tv show Hollywood Palace in the USA.
Young Girl by The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No2 during a thirteen-week run.
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Bill Medley appears on the tv show Happening '68 in the USA.
Procol Harum play on tv show Time For Blackburn in the UK. The show is hosted by deejay Tony Blackburn.
The Rolling Stones spend the second of seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Blood Sweat And Tears, John Handy and Son House play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at Lewiston Armoury, Lewiston, Maine, USA.
Jimmy McGriff is playing at The Flamingo Playmate Lounge, Washington DC, USA.
It is reported that three recording artists - The Standells, Bobbie Gentry and Vic Damone - have recently formed their own companies. The Standells have started and independent record production company, Big 5 Productions Inc; Gentry has formed publishing and production business Gentry Ltd; and Damone has also begun a publishing house, Madiv Music (BMI).
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.