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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.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
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.
Long John Baldry
plays during a week of cabaret at Tito's, Stockton-On-Tees, England, UK, Europe.
Oh Happy Day by The Edwin Hawkins
Singers peaks at No4 in the Billboard
Top 40 chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Entering at No69, the highest new entry in the Cash Box
magazine chart of the top-selling singles in the USA is I Turned You On by The Isley Brothers
release their rock opera, Tommy, in the USA.
The two-day long First Annual Detroit Rock And Roll Revival festival ends at the Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the festival include The MC5, Sun Ra
, The Psychedelic Stooges, Dr John
, Chuck Berry
, Terry Reid
and Johnny Winter
complete recording of the songs Suzanna Sometime and Storybook Of You at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
It is reported that Frank Zappa
is collecting fees of $1,500 for lecturing at American Universities on such topics as Pigs, Ponies and Rock'n'Roll.
Don't Let Me Down
by The Beatles
returns to No1 in the Canadian singles chart, having been deposed for one week by another Beatles song, Get Back.
UK music paper Melody Maker
reports that Tom Jones
has turned down a $1m offer to tour the USA for three-weeks.
play at The Winter Garden Pavilion, Weston Super Mare, England, UK, Europe.
play at the Main Marquee, Pembroke College, Oxford, England, UK, Europe, supported by Junior's Eyes.
of The Doors
participates in the second night of a poetry reading at Cinematheque 16, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at Mother's, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. DJ for the evening is John Peel
wins first prize for Best Produced Record, by performing When I Live My Dream, at the Carosello Internaziale del Disco, in The Teatro Premio, Pistoria, Italy, Europe.