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The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
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.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The musical variety revue New Faces Of 1968 is presented during a run of 52 performances at The Booth Theatre, New York City, USA, featuring performers including Madeline Kahn, Robert Klein, Suzanne Astor and Gloria Bleezarde.
Ron Eliran, known as "Israel's Ambassador of Song," is playing during a month of shows at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
The 5th Dimension are playing during a three-week engagement at The Americana Hotel, New York City, USA.
The Righteous Brothers are playing at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz pianist Erroll Garner is playing during a three-week season at The Tropicana, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Parliaments are playing during ten nights at Phelp's Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Led by George Clinton, the group will eventually evolve into funk pioneers Parliament and Funkadelic.
Leon Bibb is playing during a thirteen-night engagement at The Maisonette in the St. Regis Hotel, New York City, USA.
The Four Tops, Gladys Knight And The Pips, Barbara Randoph and Hugh Masekela play during six nights at The Carousel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Canned Heat are playing during four nights at Tempo City, New York City, USA.
Erma Franklin is playing during four nights at The Nixon Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Inez And Charlie Foxx play during a week of shows at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
B.B. King is playing in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tommy Hunt is playing during three nights at Loretta's Hi Hat, Lawnside, New Jersey, USA.
Trini Lopez is headlining during a two-week season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Moby Grape, The Fugs and The Gary Burton Quartet play the second of two nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Ronnie Bond, drummer of The Troggs, collapses from exhaustion and is unable to play with the band for the next week.
Spirit and the Illinois Speed Press play the fourth of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Greatest Show On Earth play at The Starlite Ballroom, Greenford, North London, England, UK, Europe.
Aynsley Dunbar plays at the Alex Disco in The Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
The album Cliff In Japan by Cliff Richard enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No29, in a chart run of just two weeks.
John Fred and the Playboy Band play two gigs in one day, first at The Civic Hall, Nantwich, England, UK, Europe, and then at The Clockwork Orange, Chester.
Discovering that the promoter of their previous night's gig has gone bust and left their hotel bill unpaid, The Jimi Hendrix Experience check out quickly and fly from Zurich, Switzerland, to London, England, UK, Europe.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Yester-Love by Smokey Robinson And The Miracles.
The Vibrations play at Carr's Beach, Annapolis, Maryland, USA.
Love, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown and The Psychedelic Stooges play at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Tim Buckley and Mary McCaslin play the twelfth of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Arthur Prysock is playing at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
Taj Mahal plays the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Creedence Clearwater Revival, Dave Van Ronk, and The A.B.Skhy Blues Band.
If I Only Had Time by John Rowles is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe.
Donovan, The Tremeloes and Duane Eddy appear on UK tv show Dee Time, hosted by radio deejay Simon Dee.
Little Milton is playing a live gig in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dave Mason re-joins Traffic. He had left in 1967 after the recording of their debut LP, Mr. Fantasy, and will remain in the band for much of the recording of their second album, Traffic, but will then leave again.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play the last of three nights at Three Image, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
The Honeybus play at The Blue Lagoon, Newquay, Cornwall, England, UK, Europe.
It is announced that the LP Disraeli Gears by The Cream has been awarded gold status by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Jason Donovan is born in Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania. He will find success as a tv soap opera star and pop idol.
Simon And Garfunkel reach No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Mrs. Robinson, Theme From The Film The Graduate.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Yester-Love by Smokey Robinson And The Miracles.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play at The Sales Pavilion, Edmonton, Canada.
Tom Jones plays the first of three nights at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Vinton is playing at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA.
Edwin Starr plays at The Beachcomber Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
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.