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The musical Charlie Girl
is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
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.
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.
dies in The Samarkand Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe, where he has spent recent days with his German girlfriend, Monica Danneman. This is also the day set for the preliminary court hearing of Hendrix's impending case against Track Records
and Polydor Records
Chapter Three begin a European tour which will take them
to France, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Denmark and Sweden.
release a new single, Gasoline Alley Bred, on Parlophone Records
in the UK, composed by Tony Macaulay, Roger Greenaway and Roger Cook.
Irish blues-rock trio Taste, featuring guitarist Rory Gallagher
, play in The Konserthus, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
play at The Lyceum Ballroom, London, UK.
release their second album, Paranoid
, in the UK. The album will become widely regarded as one of the foundation stones of heavy metal.
Sly And The Family Stone
play at The Lyceum Ballroom, London, UK. Eric Clapton
and Jimi Hendrix
both attend the show but a plan for the pair to meet has to be abandoned because they are seated in separate boxes on opposite sides of the venue. Earlier in the day, Clapton had bought a left-handed Stratocaster for Hendrix but is, in the event, unable to give him the gift.
A new tv series, Ask Aspel, begins in the UK, with a theme tune written and perfomed by The Strawbs