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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 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 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.
For The Good Times by Ray Price reaches No1 in the Billboard country singles chart in the USA. The song is written by Kris Kristofferson.
The Strawbs make a live appearance on tv series Disco 2 in the UK.
I'll Be There by The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, enters the Billboard US Top 40 Singles Chart where it will peak at No1.
The Grateful Dead and The New Riders Of The Purple Sage, play the third of four nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
The two-day Pilton Pop, Folk And Blues Festival begins at Worthy Farm, Pilton, in The Vale Of Avalon, Somerset, UK. The 1,500 fans who attend pay £1 each to see T.Rex, Amazing Blondel, Quintessence, Stackridge, Sam Apple Pie, Keith Christmas, Ian Anderson and Al Stewart over the course of the two day event, which includes free milk from the farm owned by festival organiser Michael Eavis. The event is, in effect, the first Glastonbury Festival.
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