• James Earl Jones wins the Obie Award for best actor for his roles in the New York Shakespeare Festival.
  • Bleecker Street’s Greenwich Hotel—once called the Mills—is marked for conversion into a residence for students. The hotel once housed transients and permanent guests for as little as 50 cents a day.
  • The choir of Greenwich Village’s St. Mark’s Chapel presents its first public concert at the New School for Social Research.
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