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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.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr. is appearing during two weeks at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Barbara McNair is playing during two weeks at The Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Kirby Stone Four are playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Rhetta Hughes is playing in the main dining-room of The Roostertail, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The New Christy Minstrels are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisana, USA.
The Everly Brothers are playing during six nights at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
B.B. King plays at The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Dr. John, The Night Tripper, releases his debut LP, Gris Gris, on Atco Records in the USA.
Freddie Mack plays at The Whisky A Go Go, London, England, UK, Europe.
Aretha Franklin plays at newly-opened venue The Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Mob open at The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Falsetto vocalist Tiny Tim makes his TV debut on the series premiere of Rowan And Martin's Laugh-In in the USA.
The Grateful Dead play the first of two nights at Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Bobby Lord, with producer Owen Bradley, records Live Your Life Out Loud, Yesterday's Letters and Charlotte, North Carolina, in Bradley's Barn, Bender's Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, USA.
Aretha Franklin releases her fourteenth album, Lady Soul, in the USA.
The Supremes begin a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe. Paul McCartney of The Beatles, Cliff Richard, Cat Stevens and Michael Caine are in the audience.
Bobby Darin is playing at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The Nice play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Buffalo Springfield record the song What A Day at Sunset Sound Recording studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. It will not immediately be released.
Duane Dee, with producer Kelso Herston, records It Won't Matter So Much, That Was My Shining Hour and Money Trees Don't Grow (On The Streets Of Chicago) in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis begins rehearsals for the Los Angeles production of Catch My Soul, a modernised adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello, in which Lewis portrays Iago.
Yoshihiro Hanno is born in Oaka, Japan, Asia. he will find success an electronic/dance music composer
Peter, Paul And Mary play at The ABC, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, opens at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, where it will run for 1,847 performances.
Los Angeles cult psychedelic band Spirit release their eponymous debut album in the USA.
Vera Lynn, Winfred Atwell, Robby Royal and Flight Four appear in the BBC-2 tv show International Cabaret in the UK.
Bryan Hipp is born in the UK. He will find some success as an extreme metal guitarist, working with the bands Cradle Of Filth, Acheron, Unholy Ghost, Diabolic and Blastmasters.
At The Speakeasy, London, England, UK, Europe, Jimi Hendrix jams with Sam Gopal's Dream.
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Robert Plant and The Band of Joy with Jo Jo Cook and The Racket play at The Broadway Club, Dudley Zoo, Dudley, West Midlands, England, UK, Europe. Mr. Plant will, of course, go on to rather greater fame as the singer of Led Zeppelin.
The Beatles move into new offices for themselves at 23 Wigmore Street, London, England, UK, Europe. Joining the group at the new premises is Apple Films, plus the company's accounting and administration offices.
Roger Miller, with producer Jerry Kennedy, records Farther Along, I'll Fly Away and What A Friend We Have In Jesus, in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. None of these tracks will be released.
The Strawberry Alarm Clock perform Tomorrow on the second edition of The Rowan And Martin Laugh-In tv series on NBC-tv in the USA.
The Don Sebesky Orchestra records Dancing In The Street, The Word and You've Got Your Troubles, for Verve Records in New York City, USA.
Carl Douglas And The Big Stampede play at St Matthew’s Hall, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
Kaleidoscope play the second of five nights at The Ash Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Love Affair play at The Orchid Ballroom, Purley, UK, Europe.
On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques play in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Marion Worth, with producer Owen Bradley, records Then I'll Be Over You, I Know My Limitations, Mama Sez and Wondering, in Bradley's Barn, 722 Bender's Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, USA.
Granny's Intentions play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
At as show by The Who, Small Faces and Paul Jones, in Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia, Oceania, the rotating stage comes to a sudden halt during the show.
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Elvis Presley releases the compilation LP Elvis' Gold Records Volume 4, on RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Love Power by The Sandpebbles reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Felicia Sanders and Vaughn Meader are playing during two weeks of shows at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
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.