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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
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Jazz pianist Erroll Garner
is playing at Al Hirt's Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
The Jazz Communicators (saxophonist Joe Henderson, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Herbie Lewis, and drummer Louis Hayes) are playing during a fifteen night booking at The Both/And Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Four Tops
are playing at The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Beacon Street Union
play during a three-night stand at The Cheetah, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at The Crown And Cushion Club, Biormingham, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
plays at The Hub, Barnsley, England, UK, Europe, and also at Sloopy's, Manchester.
Roger McBride is born in Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA. He will find some success as rapper King T
aka King Tee.
The first session by folk supergroup The Pentangle
for the BBC radio show Top Gear is broadcast in the UK. The group has not, at this point, made any studio recordings, reportedly because group guitarists Bert Jansch
and John Renbourn
were still under solo contracts with Transatlantic Records.
and The Rick'n'Beckers play at The Corn Exchange, Maidstone, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
is recording Side Car 2, at Columbia Studios, New York City, USA.
and Tony Bennett
play at The Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Unfortunately, Garland's portion of the show is not completed. The official explanation is that she is suffering from food poisoning, but it has been speculated that over-medication might have been the real cause of her disorientation during the performance.
play at The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London, England, UK, Europe.
begins a short season at The Scala, Doncaster, England, UK, Europe.
spends some of the day riding his horse, Rising Sun, in the grounds of Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
and the Northern Counties Confederation Choir perform a live gospel-oriented concert at the City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
And His Jazz Inner Circle play a benefit concert at The Town Hall, New Yok City, USA, for The Harlem Hospital School Of Nursing.
is born in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He will find success as a composer, musician, arranger, producer and sound designer, especially in the field of video games.
appear on Radio et Television Belge, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience play two shows at The Music Hall
, Houston, Texas, supported by Soft Machine
, Chessmen, Moving Sidewalks.. After the shows, Hendrix gives his pink Fender Stratocaster to Billy Gibbons of support band Moving Sidewalks, later to form Z.Z.Top.
Cats Pyjamas play at The Carlton Ballroom, Erdington, West Midlands, England, UK, Europe.
Eyes Of Blue
play at The Cat Ballou Club, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, UK, Europe.
play at The R.F. Club, Seven Sisters, South Wales, UK, Europe. The band will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger
The Bee Gees
record a live session for the BBC Radio 1 show Top Gear in London, England, UK, Europe.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
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.