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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 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.
Fabian is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Diana Ross And The Supremes play at The Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
Kenny Rogers And The First Edition are playing at The Carousel, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Molly Bee is playing during two weeks at The Cork Club, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The Checkmates Ltd are appearing during an extended engagement at The Cave Supper Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Eddie Floyd, Pigmeat Markham, The Cassanovas, Barbra Merger, Pat Lewis, J.J. Barnes, The Holidays, Dusty Williams, Dennis Thomas, Ruby Andrews and Timmy Willis are playing in the week-long Memphis Sounds Show at The Riveira Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Beacon Street Union are playing at The Scene, New York City, USA.
Connie Smith, with producer Bob Ferguson, records Let Me Help You Work It Out, Between Each Tear and Little Things in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on the session features (Ray Edenton, Earl Dean Porter and Lamar Watkins [gtrs], Dick L. Overbey [steel gtr], Junior Huskey [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Charles E. Justice [fiddle], Billy Walker [vibes] and Hargus Robbins [piano].
The Everly Brothers, with producer Lenny Waronker, record Portugese Bend and Carolyn Walking Away at Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The band on this session features Sonny Curtis and James Burton [gtrs], Terry Slater [bass], Jerry Allison [drums] and Billy Preston [keyboards]. Neither of the tracks recorded at this session will be released.
Priscilla Presley and her new baby Lisa Marie, join Elvis Presley in their new home at 1174 Hillcrest Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Hearts And Flowers, with producer Nick Venet, record When I Was A Cowboy and She Likes Her Loving Like I Like Mine, in Los Angeles, California, USA. The group includes Bernie Leadon, later to find greater success as a member of The Flying Burrito Brothers and The Eagles.
McDuck and The Allmen Joy play the second of three nights at The Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Eric Burdon And The Animals plus Eire Apparent play the first of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress, singer and dancer Doretta Morrow dies from cancer, aged 41, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Dusty Springfield and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich appear on Southern Television tv series Time For Blackburn, hosted by radio deejay Tony Blackburn in Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles release a new single, Lady Mad onna / The Inner Light, on Parlophone Records in New Zealand, Oceania.
The Move are recording their live EP, Something Else From The Move, at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Artie Butler records Max's Brazilian What and Have You Met Miss Jones for A+M Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
The Moody Blues play at The Mayfair, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Tony Scott's Group records Life Force-Ptahna, The Third Eye-Shiva, Ultimate Bliss-Samadhi, Serpent Power-Kundalina and other tracks for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Musical theatre and film actress Juanita Hall dies aged 66 in Bay Shore, New York State, USA. She is best-remembered for her roles in the stage and film musicals South Pacific and The Flower Drum Song.
Freddie Mack plays at The Ship And Rainbow, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe.
The Ralph Sutton Quartet plays at Sunnie's Rendezvous, Aspen, Colorado, USA. The band includes celebrated trumpet and cornet player Ruby Braff.
Buck Owens And His Buckaroos record One Of Everything You Got, Good Old Fashioned Country Christmas and The Jolly Christmas Polka at Capitol Tower recording Studio, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Bee Gees play at The Stadthalle, Bremen, Germany, Europe, supported by Procol Harum.
The stage musical Cabaret opens at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, where it will run for 336 performances
Mary Johnson, the first wife of Merle Travis, dies at Our Lady Or Mercy Hospital in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA.
Jethro Tull, Fairport Convention and The Attack play at Brighton Federation of Students Field Day Dance, Falmer House, Sussex University, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Dusty Springfield appears on the Pat Boone tv show in the USA.
Duke Ellington performs live at The Newport Jazz Festival Announcement Party in RCA Studio A, New York City, USA. Ellington performs the songs Sweet Fat And That, Satin Doll and Carolina Shout.
Lainie Kazan, with an orchestra conducted by Pat Williams, records A House Is Not A Home, The Eyes Of Love and Night Song, for MGM Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays two shows at The Scene Club, Antlers Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, supported by Soft Machine.
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The Rolling Stones announce that American producer Jimmy Miller has been chosen to work with the group on their next album.
The Lemon Pipers are playing during a two-week engagement at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, with Jake Holmes.
The Top Ten Records being played on KHJ Radio, Los Angeles, California, USA, for the week beginning on this date, are as follows :

1. The Dock Of The Bay Otis Redding

2. (Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls Dionne Warwick

3. I Thank You Sam And Dave

4. Words The Bee Gees

5. I'm Gonna Make You Love Me Madeline Bell

6. The Mighty Quinn Manfred Mann

7. Kiss Me Goodbye Petula Clark

8. The End Of Our Road Gladys Knight And The Pips

9. La-La Means I Love You The Delfonics

10. Mission: Impossible Lalo Schifrin

The Herd and Jo Jo Gunne play at Hemel Hempstead Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead, England, UK, Europe.
The Monkees finish work on Porpoise Song, written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, at California Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tom Jones enters the UK singles chart with Delilah, which will peak at No2.
Guitarist Jerry plays at The Crematorium, Cairo, Illinois, USA.
Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones spends his birthday in Paris, France, Europe, while the rest of the band begin an extended period of rehearsals at R.G Jones studio, Morden, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
Haile Selassie delivers a speech to the United Nations in New York City, USA, pleading for civil rights in Ethiopia. His words in this speech will be adapted by the Barrett brothers as lyrics in the song War, which will be recorded by Bob Marley on his 1976 album Rastaman Vibration.
The Love Affair play at The Clay Pigeon, Eastcote, England, UK, Europe.
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.