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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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, 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.
Wayne Newton is playing during four weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
The New Christy Minstrels are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisana, USA.
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.
Felicia Sanders and Vaughn Meader are playing during two weeks of shows at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
The Four Tops are playing during an eleven-night season at The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Grateful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service play the first of two nights at The Crystal Ball, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Fleetwood Mac play at Bluesville, Manor House, England, UK, Europe.
Louis Armstrong plays at The San Remo Song Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
The Kingsmen play in DeKalb, Illinois, USA.
Ten Years After play at Lorensberg Circus, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Oumou Sangaré is born in Bamako, Mali, Africa. She will find success as a Wassoulou musician and recording artist, sometimes referred to as The Songbird of Wassoulou.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Cheetah, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at New Central Pier, Morecombe, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
The Action play at the Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Mabel Greer's Toyshop, which includes two future members of Yes, Peter Banks and Chris Squire.
The Tremeloes play at The Royal Ballroom, Harrogate, England, UK, Europe.
The Sam And Dave Revue, featuring an 18-pice orchestra, opens at Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Baltimore Steam Packet and Freudian Slips play the first of four nights at The Ark, Sausalito, California, USA.
The Beacon Street Union play the first of two nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in The Capitol Theatre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The Sam And Dave Revue plays at Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter records The Long Tall Shadow, The Blizzard and Stranger On Boot Hill in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles has a second day of rehearsals in West London, England, UK, Europe, for an upcoming appearance on Cilla Black's BBC tv show, Cilla.
The Young Rascals play the first of two nights in the HIC Arena, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
O'Hara's Playboys play at The California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
The Sunshine Company and Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band play the second of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Iveys and Black Cat Bones play at The Royal Art College, Kensington Grove, London, England, UK, Europe. The Iveys will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger. Paul Kossoff and Simon Kirke of Black Cat Bones will find greater success after forming Free.
Genesis release their debut single, The Silent Sun, on Decca Records in the UK. The song is produced by Jonathan King.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Sports Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Sandpipers are playing for the second of three days at The San Remo Song Festival, San Remo, Italy, Europe.
The Beatles establish a new business, Apple Tailoring (Civil and Theatrical) at 161 Kings Road, London, England, UK, Europe. It will not be officially opened until May 23.
The Electric Flag, The Fugs, Mad River and The Thirteenth Floor Elevators play the first of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bonnie Owens records Yes I Love You Only in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Musicians on the session are Glen Campbell, Merle Haggard, Billy Mize, Roy Nichols and Lewis Talley [gtrs], Norm Hamlett [steel gtr], Jerry Ward [bass], Eddie Burris [drums] and George French, Jr. [piano].
Country Joe And The Fish, The Jim Kweskin Jug Band and Soft White Underbelly, play at the opening of The Anderson Yiddish Theater, New York City, USA. Soft White Underbelly will find greater success after they evolve into The Blue Oyster Cult.
Chuck Berry plays at Queen's Hall, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Simon And Garfunkel record the song Mrs Robinson for Columbia Records in CBS Recording Studio, 6121 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Amboy Dukes play at Beaconsfield Youth Club, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
Connie Francis is playing during eleven nights at The Statler Hilton Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Al Hirt plays at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play two shows at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Albert King, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and The Soft Machine.
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Separately from the rest of the group, Mike Nesmith of The Monkees is working on the song Nine Times Blue at RCA Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Cliff Richard records Wonderful World, High And Dry and Do You Remember in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Country musician and recording artist Jenks 'Tex' Carman, best known as a somewhat eccentric Hawaiian guitar virtuoso, dies, aged 64, in Kentucky, USA.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.