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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 musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 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.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Roy Orbison is playing during a three-week season at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Canada.
Seatrain and Albert Ayler are playing during thirteen days at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The 5th Dimension are playing during ten nights at Basin Street West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ten Years After are playing during ten nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Ike and Tina Turner Revue, Charlie Musselwhite and Kaleidoscope play the second of two nights at The Cheetah, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jumpin' Jack Flash by The Rolling Stones reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
Roy Orbison and Herman's Hermits appear on BBC radio show Saturday Club, in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rascals play in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Sly and the Family Stone play the fifth of six nights at Bill Graham's new Fillmore West, formerly known as The Carousel Ballroom, in San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are Richie Havens, Illinois Speed Press and Siegel Schwall.
The Who play at The Virginia Beach Dome, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
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Trini Lopez plays at Forest Hills Stadium, Queens, New York City, USA, with Lainie Kazan.
Lady Willpower by The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett, peaks at No2 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. It is kept from the top spot by Hugh Masekela with Grazing In The Grass.
Keith Richards, plus Anita Pallenberg and Gram Parsons, arrives in Los Angeles, California, USA, to take part in the final sessions for The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet album.
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The Iveys play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. The group will find greater success after changing their name to Badfinger.
Iron Butterfly play the second of two nights at The Concord, Berkeley, California, USA.
Canned Heat and the Fraternity of Man play the fourth of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bukka White, Furry Lewis, Joe Callicot, Nathan Beauregard and the Rev. Robert Wilkins play at The Memphis Country Blues Festival, Overton Shell, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Boston-based band Earth Opera play the second of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Sunshine Company.
Chris Farlowe releases a version of The Rolling Stones' composition Paint It Black in the UK, Europe.
Iron Butterfly's psychedelic classic In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, produced by Shadow Morton, enters Billboard's Hot 100 chart in the USA at 117. (The song was originally entitled In The Garden Of Eden, but singer Doug Ingle was so drunk when he told the lyric to drummer Ron Bushy that Bushy wrote the words down incorrectly.)
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The Doors play at the International Civic Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The new No1 single in the Billboard magazine chart in the USA is Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is People Got To Be Free by The Rascals entering at No43.
Jefferson Airplane and H.P. Lovecraft play the second of two nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Tim Rose plays at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe.
Glen Campbell headlines the 1968 Summer Of Stars show at The Convention Hall, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
Judy Garland plays with The Count Basie Band to an audience of 20,000 at J.F.K. Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Lothar And The Hand People, supported by The Hallucinations, play the last of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Velvet Underground, supported by Tim Buckley, play the second of three nights at The Avalon, San Francisco, California, USA.
During an appearance on the BBC tv chat show Dee Time Jane Asher announces that her engagement to Paul McCartney of The Beatles has ended. What she does not mention is that she had found McCartney in bed with another woman, Francie Schwartz, when she returned to his house in Cavendish Avenue, London, England, UK, Europe, unexpectedly.
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The Moody Blues release a new single, Tuesday Afternoon, in the UK on Deram Records. The song is written by the band's vocalist Justin Hayward.
Lamb Brothers And Co play at the Alex Disco in The Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
The 9th Annual Antibes Jazz Festival, a six-day event, is taking place in Juan-les-Pins, France, Europe. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Mahalia Jackson, Count Basie and His Orchestra, Don Ellis, The Pharoah Sanders Quartet, The Drayton Singers and Betty Carter.
The Supremes and Stevie Wonder play at The Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.