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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 rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
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.
The Paupers play at El Patio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
of The Rolling Stones
begins the year on an extended holiday in Sri Lanka, Asia, with his girlfriend Suki Poitier.
are playing at Salem Armoury Auditorium, Salem, Oregon, USA. This is the most significant rock gig of this day, heralding the birth of heavy metal music which will flourish as 1969 proceeds.
WRKO-FM radio in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, becomes Stereo 98.5, WROR
, featuring Bill Drake
's all-automated 'Hit Parade '69' format - a forerunner of what would later be called a 'gold-based' contemporary format, mixing rock'n'roll oldies with new releases.
play at The Marquee
Club, Soho, London, England, UK, supported by Octopus.
play a live set at KSAN Studios, San Francisco, California, USA.
play at The Fishmongers' Arms, Wood Green, London, England, UK.
Popular Canadian band Mandala
play their last show together, at the Hawk's Nest, Toronto, Canada.