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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.
The Kinks play the first of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by the club's house band, Gypsy.
John Mayall plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, supported by The Keef Hartley Band.
Hearing of a Long Island band with the same name, Bruce Springsteen's group, Child, re-names itself Steel Mill and plays at The VCU Gym in Richmond, Virginia, USA.
The Beatles album Abbey Road is released in Spain by Odeon Records.
James Brown records Funky Drummer for King Records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Clyde Stubblefield's drum breaks will make it one of the most sampled tracks of all time, usually known as the Funky Drummer Loop, providing rhythmic inspiration for Public Enemy, Madonna, Stone Roses and many others.
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UK weekly tv music charts show Top Of The Pops is broadcast in colour for the first time.
Jimi Hendrix is in The Record Plant, New York City, USA, working on Burning Desire, Hear My Train A-Comin', Lover Man, New Tune and Them Changes.
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Jethro Tull play the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bo Diddley plays at The Bag O'Nails, London, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also on the bill are B.B. King, Ike And Tina Turner and Terry Reid.
Sarah Jory, who will become known in country music circles as 'The Princess of the Pedal Steel' is born in Reading, UK.