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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.
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.
Fabian is playing at The Pheasant Run, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Checkmates Ltd are appearing during an extended engagement at The Cave Supper Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Beacon Street Union are playing at The Scene, New York City, USA.
Max Bygraves is playing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Lemon Pipers are playing during a two-week engagement at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, with Jake Holmes.
Al Martino is playing during a three-week stint at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Barbara McNair is playing during two weeks at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Diahann Carroll is playing during an engagement at The Hilton Plaza, Miami, Florida, USA.
Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Floyd, Pigmeat Markham, J.J. Barnes, Pat Lewis, The Holidays, Ruby Andrews and Barbara Mercer play in the Memphis Sounds Show during a lengthy booking at The Riviera Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Manfred Mann are awarded a Silver Disc in the UK for their No1 hit version of Bob Dylan's song The Mighty Quinn.
The Box Tops release a new single, Cry Like A Baby, in the USA. The song is written by Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham.
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Big Brother and the Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play the second of two nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The MC5 and Tiffany Shade.
The Troggs appear on the BBC radio show Pete's People in the UK.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at Hunter College, New York City, USA.
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An advert in NME declares Elton John to be 1968's greatest new talent.
Cat Stevens is admitted to a nursing home in London, England, UK, Europe, suffering from bronchial pneumonia. He is expected to remain in hospital for at least one week, but the illness will later be diagnosed as tuberculosis, requiring many months of treatment and rest.
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The Herd play at California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
UK management company Blackhill Enterprises dissolves its six-way partnership with Pink Floyd.
The Velvet Underground play the second of three nights at The Stone House Restaurant, Watertown, New York State, USA.
The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at 1300 Boulevard Way, Walnut Creek, California, USA.
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band plays at Barking College, Barking, East London, England, UK, Europe.
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown and Ways And Means play at St Mary's College, Isleworth, Hounslow, West London, England, UK, Europe.
The Gods and Glass Menagerie play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Merle Haggard plays at a benefit show for the Sun School for Retarded Children, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Mayor Graham of Phoenix declares it to be Merle Haggard Day.
Manfred Mann play at Sussex University, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Just Us play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Union Gap release a new single, Young Girl, in the USA on Columbia Records.
The Rolling Stones continue rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, UK, Europe.
San Franciscan proto-metal band Blue Cheer release a rocked-up version of Eddie Cochran's Summertime Blues, in the USA.
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Eric Burdon And The Animals plus Eire Apparent play the fourth of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Blooming Hits by Paul Mauriat And His Orchestra reaches No1 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA.
Sam Gopal Dream play at Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Cat Stevens appears on the BBC radio show Saturday Club in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Moody Blues play at the Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare, UK, Europe.
The Move and The Troggs appear on the ITV show Time For Blackburn in the UK, Europe.
Simon And Garfunkel release a new single, Scarborough Fair, in the USA.
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Bob Dylan's album John Wesley Harding enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No1, during a 29-week run.
On their second tour of North America, The Cream play the last of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Who are thrown out of a bar in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, after a gig at New Edmonton Gardens with Blue Cheer and Sagittarius.
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Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Cinderella Rockafella by Esther And Abi Ofarim is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK, Europe. On the same day, the single reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
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.