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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.
Richie Havens is playing during six nights at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Four Tops are playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra are playing during a three-week engagement at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The Rolling Stones release a new single, She's A Rainbow/2000 Light Years From Home, in the USA.
Rockin' Robin Roberts, leader of Tacoma, Washington, USA, band The Wailers, dies in a car crash.
Ed Ames is playing during a three-week engagement at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Eric Kloss Quintet records Blues Up Tight, We're Goin' Up and other tracks for Prestige Records, in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Christmas On Earth, Continued - a major psychedelic happening featuring Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Move, Traffic (replacing The Who) and Soft Machine, is held at Olympia in London, UK. The show marks the last time Dave Mason will play with Traffic before quitting the band. Floyd's Syd Barrett is so wasted by hallucinogenics that he merely stands on stage and gazes at the crowd.
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Arlo Guthrie plays the third night of two weeks at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Cream play the first of two nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by the MC5.
Georgie Fame opens for a three-week season at The Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Charles River Valley Boys play the first of two nights at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
The Monkees are filming the final episode of their tv series, entitled Some Like It Lukewarm, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Davy Jones is now married to his girlfriend Linda Haines, but their wedding is kept a secret for two years, because the producers of the tv show fear that Davy's fans might desert him if they know he is not single.
Clover and Black Swan play the first of two nights at the Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ten Years After play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Famed LSD manufacturer, Owsley Stanley is arrested at his secret lab in Orinda, near Berkeley, California, USA. The San Francisco Chronicle will run the headline "LSD Millionaire Arrested", thus inspiring The Grateful Dead to write their song Alice D. Millionaire.
The Seekers fly home to Melbourne, Asutralia, Oceania, to spend Christmas with their families.
The Buffalo Springfield play the second of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, with Canadian band The Collectors and Hour Glass (who will become The Allman Brothers). During one of the gigs, Bruce Palmer quits Buffalo Springfield and walks off the stage leaving Stephen Stills to play bass. He is coaxed back for the next night but quits again during the set.
Eyes Of Blue and Cliff Charles Blues play at The Middle Earth Club, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.