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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.
Judas Priest play their first-ever gig, at The George Hotel in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, UK, Europe. (N.B. This is a very different line-up from the one that eventually became successful)
The Velvet Underground play the third of five nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Smith perform Baby It's You on tv's Red Skelton Show in the USA.
Neil Diamond and his wife Jay Posner are divorced. Diamond will marry again within a fortnight.
John Lennon of The Beatles gives an interview to BBC-tv in the UK, explaining why he returned his MBE two months earlier, in protest against British involvement in overseas wars.
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American music trade magazine Billboard stops the practice of listing both sides of singles on its singles chart.
The Barry Harris Trio record Sun Dance, These Foolish Things, and other tracks for Prestige Records in New York City, USA.
The Rolling Stones play in The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Also on the bill are B.B. King, Ike And Tina Turner and Terry Reid.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK.