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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 Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
Earl 'Fatha' Hines is playing during a long engagement at The Colonial Tavern, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
is playing during two weeks at The Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The New Christy Minstrels are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisana, USA.
is playing during four weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
and Vaughn Meader are playing during two weeks of shows at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Everly Brothers
are playing during six nights at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
A High Court injunction is granted against Decca Records
for having released, without permission, a Curtis Knight album featuring early tracks by Jimi Hendrix
, under the title Get That Feeling
. On the same day, The Jimi Hendrix
Experience have rehearsals at Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Pandas play at The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Big Mama Thornton
And Her Hound Dogs record Ball And Chain and Wade In The Water for Arhoolie Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tennessee Ernie Ford
, accompanied by an orchestra conducted by Jack Fasciato, records Talk To The Animals, Old Cape Cod, The Shadow Of Your Smile, What A Wonderful World and other songs, in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
of The Who and Ronnie Lane of The Small Faces
have become almost constant companions.
By the time of their first of two gigs at The Festival Hall, Melbourne, during an Australian tour,
And His Band play at the NCO Club, Fort Meade, Glen Burnie, Maryland, USA.
The Spencer Davis
Group play the second of two nights at the Piper Club, Rome, Italy, Europe, supported by The Primitives.
The Maori Quin Tikis play at The Four Lions, Hotel Singapura, Singapore, Asia.
Mel Tillis records I Haven't Seen Mary In Years, Another Bridge To Burn, Son Of A Bum, Normally and Can You Build Your House, in Nashville, Tennessee
Kaleidoscope play the last of five nights at The Ash Grove
, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Stephen Arthur Hurd is born in Washington DC, USA. He will find success as gospel vocalist and recording artist Stephen Hurd
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
, with Dallas Smith as producer, record Willie The Weeper and Uncle Charlie Interview in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Toronto band The City Muffin Boys Ltd play live on the CBC tv show The Way It Is, after which host John Saywell asks, "Can anybody make any sense out of any of that?" The show is ostensibly examining aspects of the current drug culture among Canadian and American youth.
The Charlatans play the last of three nights at The Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Mark Wirtz
Orchestra completes recording of (He's Our Dear Old) Weatherman, in EMI's Abbey Road
Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Timebox are playing at Klook's Kleek
, in The Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Whisky A Go-Go, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
records A Mansion On The Hill, Wedding Bells, You Win Again and Don't Let A Little Thing Like That in RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. The band on the session features Pete Wade and Jerry Stambridge [gtrs], Earl Potter [bass gtr], Lloyd Green [steel gtr], Junior Huskey [bass], Charles Justice [fiddle], Jerry Carrigan [drums] and Larry Butler [piano].
performs Wilkommen and Mack The Knife on The Tonight Show on tv in the USA.
The Miles Davis
Quintet records I Have A Dream and Like A Child in Columbia Studio B, New York City, but neither track will be issued until many years later.
continue a two-day Abbey Road
Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, working on The Most Boring Song I've Ever Heard Bar Two (later re-titled See Saw
performs his new single, How Long Will My Baby Be Gone, on The Dean Martin
Show on NBC-tv in the USA.
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.