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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.
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.
Max Bygraves is playing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Lemon Pipers are playing during a two-week engagement at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, with Jake Holmes.
All-female Swedish band Rainy Day Women play at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Florence Ballard, a former member of The Supremes, is married to Thomas Chapman in a civil ceremony with no guests in Hawaii, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play a second night at The Scene Club, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, supported by Soft Machine.
The Ralph Sutton Quartet plays at Sunnie's Rendezvous, Aspen, Colorado, USA. The band includes celebrated trumpet and cornet player Ruby Braff.
Eric Burdon And The Animals plus Eire Apparent play the second of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Carol Channing And 101 Men, with guests Eddy Arnold, George Burns, Walter Matthau and The Association, is broadcast as a one-hour special on ABC-tv in the USA.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play the first of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are Big Black and Loading Zone.
At Brian Wilson's home studio in Los Angeles, California, USA, The Beach Boys record Little Bird, the first track destined for their upcoming album Friends.
Mark Velazquez is born in New York City, USA. He will find success as singer, producer and lyricist M.
Rufus Thomas records The Memphis Train for Stax Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Barbara McNair is playing during two weeks at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Love Affair fly to Vienna, Austria, Europe, to make an appearance on Austrian tv.
The 'N Betweens play at The Kingfisher Country Club, Wall Heath, England, UK, Europe, with The Californians. The 'N Betweens will find greater fame after a name change to Slade.
Four Grammy Awards go to The Beatles album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Glen Campbell wins Best Vocal Performance (male) and Best Contemporary Male Solo Vocal performance for By The Time I Get To Phoenix. A pre-awards dinner event is held in The Hilton Hotel, New York City, USA, with music provided by The Mothers Of Invention and The Woody Herman Orchestra.


Record of the Year - Up, Up and Away by 5th Dimension

Album of the Year - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles

Song of the Year - Up, Up and Away, written by Jimmy L. Webb

Best New artist – Bobbie Gentry

Best Vocal Performance, Male - By the Time I Get To Phoenix by Glen Campbell

Best Vocal Performance, Female – Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry

Best Performance By a Vocal Group - Up, Up and Away by 5th Dimension

Best Contemporary Single - Up, Up and Away by 5th Dimension

Best Contemporary Album : Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles

Best Rhythm and Blues Recording – Respect by Aretha Franklin

Best Rhythm and Blues Group Performance – Soul Man by Sam And Dave

Best Country and Western Song – Gentle On My Mind, written by John Hartford.

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Al Martino is playing during a three-week stint at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
During the 10th annual Grammy awards in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Johnny Cash and June Carter announce their plans to marry as they collect the trophy for Best Country and Western Duet, Trio or Group with Jackson.
Rosko records At The Door Of The Temple and A Glance At The Future for Verve-Forecast Records in New York City, USA.
The Marmalade play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Bee Gees play at The Niedersachsenhalle, Hanover, Germany, Europe, supported by Procol Harum.
Sam Anderson is born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA. He will find success as rapper and producer Sam Sneed.
McDuck and The Allmen Joy play the last of three nights at The Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Byrds, now effectively just Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman, sign a new recording contract with Columbia Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones continue with rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, UK, Europe.
Yoko Ono, Ornette Coleman, David Izenzon, Charles Haden and Edward Blackwell play at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe. BBC radio deejay John Peel attends the concert but later reports that he had difficulty connecting with the music.
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Fritz play at St. Albert's Teen Club, Palo Alto, California, USA. The group includes Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks who will find greater success as members of Fleetwood Mac.
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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.