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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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, 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 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.
Lulu is playing during a two-week engagement at Cesar's Palace, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz vocalist Bobbe Norris is playing during two weeks at The Living Room, 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.
Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers and The Monitors play in a week-long Motown Revue at The 20 Grand Driftwood Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Buddy Charles And His Trio are playing at The Winner's Circle, Chicago. Illinois, USA.
Tom Watson, billed as "King Of The Banjo" is playing at The Sabre Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Earl 'Fatha' Hines is playing during a long engagement at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Big Brother And The Holding Company are playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Kirby Stone Four are playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The New Formula play during a three-night engagement at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are rehearsing Ellington's Second Sacred Concert at The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine, New York City, USA.
The Herd play at The Pavilion, Worthing, England, UK, Europe.
Skip Bifferty play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Monkees continue working on the song Zor And Zam, at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Web are playing at Klook's Kleek, in the Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
Timebox play at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, working on Let There Be More Light and various rhythm tracks.
The musical comedy The Happy Time opens at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The Loot release a new single, Don't Turn Around, in the UK on CBS Records.
Katch 22 and Magic Mixture play at The Town Hall, Ealing, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Butterfield Blues Band, The Charles Lloyd Quintet and The Ultimate Spinach, play the first of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Eric Burdon And The Animals play at The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Artists seen on tonight's edition of the BBC1-tv show Top Of The Pops include Georgie Fame – The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde, Plastic Penny – Everything I Am, Manfred Mann – Mighty Quinn, The Four Tops – Walk Away Renée, John Fred And His Playboy Band – Judy In Disguise (With Glasses), Herman’s Hermits – I Can Take Or Leave Your Loving, Engelbert Humperdinck – Am I That Easy To Forget and The Love Affair – Everlasting Love.
On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques play in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Tony Bennett records I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter, It Don't Mean A Thing and other tracks at CBS Studios, 30th Street, New York City, USA.
The New Christy Minstrels are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisana, USA.
Bobby Darin copyrights his compositions Everywhere I Go, I'm Gonna Love You, Long Time Movin' and Prison of Your Love.
Big Brother And The Holding Company are playing at The Golden Bear Club, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
Ilene Berns, widow of recently deceased Bang Records' owner Bert Berns begins a legal action against Tallyrand Music and Neil Diamond in the Supreme Court, New York City, USA, - attempting to prevent Diamond from recording for any other record company.
Singer Eartha Kitt visits President Johnson at The White House, Washington DC, USA, and speaks out against the war in Vietnam.
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Wayne Newton is playing during four weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
Rhetta Hughes is playing in the main dining-room of The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Santana Blues Band and Beautiful Daze play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Johnny Darrell with producer Bob Montgomery records With Pen In Hand, Poetry Of Love and Little Things, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The 'N Betweens, including future members of Slade, play at The Kingfisher Country Club, Wall Heath, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe, with Dual Purpose.
During a visit to Europe, Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band are refused entry into the United Kingdom, on the grounds that they "had come to this country to take unauthorized employment and with insufficient funds."
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Peter, Paul And Mary play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Who fly from Heathrow, London, England, UK, Europe, to Australia, Oceania, to begin a tour with The Small Faces and Paul Jones.
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Warner Mack, with producer Owen Bradley, records I Can't Keep Away From You, Paper Mansions, You're The Reason and Crystal Chandelier, in Bradley's Barn, Bender's Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, USA.
John Lennon and Cynthia Lennon, along with George Harrison, attend a fashion show at The Revolution Club, 14-16 Bruton Place, London, England, UK, Europe. Harrison's wife Pattie is one of the models appearing in the show.
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 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.