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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five 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.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ben E. King plays at the Upper Cut Club, London, UK.
Spirit play the tenth of eleven nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Chrome Plated Streamlined Baby.
The Oscar Peterson Trio plays at The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden,Europe.
Mike Bloomefield's Electric Flag play the second of three nights at The Cheetah, Santa Monica, California, USA, supported by Clearlight.
Eric Burdon And The Animals play the last of three nights at Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Music City News presents its first annual awards at Ernest Tubb's Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Merle Haggard wins Favorite Male Artist, and Loretta Lynn wins Favorite Female Artist.
Jr Walker And The All Stars play at the California Ballroom, Dunstable, and also at The Metro, Brighton, UK.
The Rolling Stones are working on tracks for the album Their Satanic Majesties Request, in Olympic Studos and De Lane Lea Studos, London, UK.
Eric Burdon And The New Animals play at the Oakland Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA.
The Daily Mirror's Gorgeous Girls Gala [aka the World's First Mini-Skirt Ball] is held at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, featuring Lulu, Cyril Stapleton And His Band, Acker Bilk And His Paramount Jazz Band, Georgie Fame And His Band, The Checkmates, The Go-Jos, The Bachelors and compere Don Moss.
Jefferson Airplane play at Penn Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Pink Floyd play at the University of York, Hesslington, York, Yorkshire, UK.
WHK Radio in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, switches from a Top 40 format to a middle-of-the-road format.
During an anti-Vietnam war protest, The Fugs, Norman Mailer and others attempt to levitate The Pentagon, Washington DC., USA.
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The highest new entry in Cashbox magazine's chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is Lady Bird by Nancy Sinatra And Lee Hazlewood, entering at No69. Entering just one place lower is I Say A Little Prayer by Dionne Warwick
The Electric Flag, with Mike Bloomfield on guitar, play the second of three nights at The Cheetah, 1 Navy Street, Santa Monica, California, USA, supported by Clear Light.
UK music weekly the Melody Maker carries a front page headline asking, 'Beatles, Stones To Link Up?' The story speculates on rumours that The Beatles and The Rolling Stones are planning a talent school, to be run as a joint venture.
The Fugs play the second of three nights at The Ambassador Theater, Washington DC, USA. Also on the bill are Norman Mailer and Robert Lowell. One of The Fugs, Tuli Kupferberg, does not play with the band on this night because he was arrested earlier in the day when the band took part in an attempt to exorcise evil spirits from The Pentagon.
The Grass Roots appear on weekly US tv show American Bandstand singing Wake Up Wake Up.
To Sir With Love by Lulu tops the Billboard magazine single chart in the USA for the first of five weeks.
The Jeff Beck Group, with Rod Stewart on vocals, plays at the University, Southampton, UK.
Buffalo Springfield play at the Pavilion, Santa Rosa Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, California, USA.
Canned Heat and The Allmen Joy play the second of two nights at The Denver Dog, Denver, Colorado, USA.
The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Cliff Richard releases an album of religious songs, Good News, in the UK.
The Doors play at the Broadmoor Hotel Ballroom, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
The Who appear on a new UK tv show, Twice A Fortnight, and also on the BBC radio show Saturday Club.
The Mike Cotton Sound with Lucas play at the University Of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.