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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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Wayne Newton is playing during four weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
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.
Jazz pianist Erroll Garner is playing at Al Hirt's Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Roman Numerals are playing at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Lulu plays during a two-week cabaret season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Fabian is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Long John Baldry plays at The Baths, Matlock, England, UK, Europe.
The Shevelles play at Brave New World, Eastney, Hampshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Sunshine Company and Iron Butterfly play at LaSalle High School, Pasadena, California, USA.
The Coloured Raisins, featuring The Freddie Mac Show with Honey Darling, play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Lulu wins the Top British Girl Singer, Top TV Artist, Miss Valentine and Best Dressed Girl Star awards at The Disc And Music Echo Awards ceremony in London, England, UK, Europe. Never mind though, because at least Jimi Hendrix gets the Top Musician award.
UK pop weekly the New Musical Express (NME) reports that the British Musicians Union is planning to ban the use of stand-in musicians on pop records made by British groups. The action follows the admission that The Love Affair used session players on their hit Everlasting Love.
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The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling US singles, is Too Much Talk by Paul Revere And The Raiders entering at No54.
Pink Floyd play at Patronaat, Terneuzen, Netherlands, Europe, and also at Concertgebouw, Vlissingen, Netherlands.
Procol Harum play at The Community Centre, Hanwell, London, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA.
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac play at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, England, UK, Europe, supported by Cats Pyjamas.
The Monkees are working on the songs Zor And Zam, D.W. Washburn and others at RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Top Ten Singles in New Zealand on this date are :

1. Daydream Believer - The Monkees

2. Hello Goodbye … The Beatles

3. She's A Rainbow … Rolling Stones

4. World … The Bee Gees

5. Dear Eloise … The Hollies

6. Tin Soldier … Small Faces

7. Kitty … Cat Stevens

8. Love Is All Around … The Troggs

9. Neon Rainbow … The Box Tops

10. Sons And Lovers … Paul Jones

Canned Heat play in The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Carousel and Up.
Vikki Carr appears on the tv show Hollywood Palace in the USA.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Corn Exchange, Chelmsford, Essex, England, UK, Europe, with Simon K And The Meantimers.
The Nice play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Dantalian's Chariot play at The Middle Earth Club, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Foundations play two gigs in one night, first at The Carioca Club, then at The Queen Margaret Club, both in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Action play at Britannia Rowing Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
John Martyn plays at Les Cousins, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Duke and Duchess of Bedford throw a party for The Supremes at The Club Dell'Aretusa, Chelsea, London, England, UK, Europe. Mick Jagger and Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones, Marianne Faithfull, Tom Jones, John Paul Getty, Michael Caine are among the guests.
Pussyfoot play at Hatchett's Playground, Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
San Francisco heavy rock trio Blue Cheer plays the second of two nights at the Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Paul Revere And The Raiders play a one-nighter in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
The Cream spend the eighth of eleven days of recording tracks in Atlantic Studios, New York City, USA, for their double album Wheels Of Fire.
The Gods play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Edwin Starr plays at The Tin Hat, Kettering, England, UK, Europe, and also at the Beachcomber, Nottingham.
Locomotive play at The Pink Flamingo, London, England, UK, Europe.
There is a bomb scare when The Doors, The Sunshine Company and Hamilton Street Car play at the Arizona Veterans' Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The audience leaves the venue, but the show is resumed and goes ahead without further incident.
The Pretty Things play at Ewell Technical College, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, England, UK, Europe, supported by Dantalian's Chariot.
Shell Shock Show play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Herd play at Queen's Hall, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Barclay James Harvest play at Lancaster University, Lancaster, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
The Move, Maynard Ferguson, Eddy Arnold and Dakota Staton appear on the BBC tv show Dee Time in London, England, UK, Europe.
Donovan is the guest artist on the BBC2 tv show Once More With Felix, hosted by Julie Felix, in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The James Cotton Blues Band and Albert King play the second of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
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.