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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.
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.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Arthur Prysock is playing during ten nights at Club Harlem, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes for his latest movie, Charro, near Apache Junction, Arizona, USA.
The Serendipity Singers are playing at The Embers, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
O.C. Smith guests on the BBC-2 tv show Late Night Line-Up in London, England, UK, Europe.
The five-day long 1968 NATRA (National Association Of Television And Radio Announcers) Convention begins at The Four Ambassadors Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA. Participants include Harry Belafonte, Bill Cosby and Sen. Robert Kennedy. The event is marred by violence between Mafia elements and black music business executives.
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Spanky And Our Gang and Bobby Vinton appear as guests on tv show The Kraft Music Hall in the USA.
Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Smith are playing during a ten day season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Lennon Sisters play the first of two nights as the headline attraction at Central Wyoming Fair And Rodeo, Casper, Wyoming, USA.
Charlie Musselwhite plays the first of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Mony Mony by Tommy James And Shondells enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No1.
Tony Bennett is playing during a two-week season at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Four Tops and Gladys Knight play at The Summer Music Festival, JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Who play at a converted barn called The New Place, located on Route 31 between Algonquin and Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA.
The Eel Pie Island club, Twickenham, London, England, UK, Europe, re-opens with a gig by Spooky Tooth.
Joe Cocker plays at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The recording contract between Capitol Records and The Exceptions from Chicago, Illinois, USA, comes to an end. The group includes Pete Cetera, later to play with Chicago, and Marty Grebb later to play with The Buckinghams.
When The Beatles close their unsuccessful Apple Boutique at 94 Baker Street, London, England, UK, Europe, giving everything away to passers-by, the last item to go is a naked female dummy labelled 'For the attention of John Lennon'.
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John Lodge of The Moody Blues marries his Danish girlfriend Kirsten.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play at The Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. Later, Hendrix visits a small club to see some aged bluesmen and jams with them.
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From this date, Atlantic Records in the USA stops accepting returns of monaural discs from dealers. They had ceased production of mono records several months earlier.
Judy Garland is spending time with friends during a short break in Los Angeles, California, USA.
While working on Hey Jude, The Beatles record in Trident Studios, St Anne's Court, London, England, UK, Europe, for the first time. The bill for use of the studio between 2pm and 4am comes to £416.
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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.