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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five 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 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.
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.
The Arthur Lyman Quartet is playing during a run of dates at Hop Louie's Latitude 20 Club, Torrance, California, USA. Vibraphonist Lyman is considered a pioneer of the exotica style of music, which blended Hawaiian styles with jazz and pop.
The Four Tops, Gladys Knight And The Pips, Barbara Randoph and Hugh Masekela play during six nights at The Carousel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Henry Mancini is playing during two weeks at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Sweet Inspirations are playing at Leo's Casino, Cleveland, Ohio, 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.
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.
Inez And Charlie Foxx play during a week of shows at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Trini Lopez is headlining during a two-week season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Aynsley Dunbar plays at the Alex Disco in The Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
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.
Wes Montgomery And His Quintet are playing at The Plugged Nickel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Arthur Prysock is playing at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
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.
Little Milton is playing a live gig in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Leslie Uggams is playing at The Pines Hotel, South Fallsburg, New York State, USA.
The Seekers play at The ABC, Exeter, England, UK, Europe.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play at The Sales Pavilion, Edmonton, Canada.
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.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play the last of three nights at Three Image, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Bobby Vinton is playing at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA.
Jason Donovan is born in Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania. He will find success as a tv soap opera star and pop idol.
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.
Edwin Starr plays at The Beachcomber Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Lijn 3, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
The Greatest Show On Earth play at The Starlite Ballroom, Greenford, North London, England, UK, Europe.
Love, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown and The Psychedelic Stooges play at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Ronnie Bond, drummer of The Troggs, collapses from exhaustion and is unable to play with the band for the next week.
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.
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.
The Honeybus play at The Blue Lagoon, Newquay, Cornwall, 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.
Tim Buckley and Mary McCaslin play the twelfth of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Dells play at Pocano Downs, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA.
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.
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.