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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.
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.
Diahann Carroll is playing during an engagement at The Hilton Plaza, Miami, Florida, USA.
On their second tour of North America, The Cream play the last of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Troggs appear on the BBC radio show Pete's People in the UK.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
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.
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 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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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.
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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The Gods and Glass Menagerie play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones continue rehearsals at R.G.Jones Studio, Morden, Surrey, UK, Europe.
The Union Gap release a new single, Young Girl, in the USA on Columbia Records.
The Velvet Underground play the second of three nights at The Stone House Restaurant, Watertown, New York State, USA.
Bob Dylan's album John Wesley Harding enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No1, during a 29-week run.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone by Aretha Franklin entering at No35.
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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Music trade magazine Billboard in the USA reports that three radio stations in the Chicago area have recently introduced "progressive rock programs". Music played on these stations includes The Velvet Underground, Arlo Guthrie, Vanilla Fudge and Ravi Shankar. (N.B. Such music would, in later years, be catagorised as Underground). The magazine also lists five full-time progressive radio stations and thirteen part-time progressive stations across the USA.
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.
Sam Gopal Dream play at Middle Earth, Covent Garden, 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.
Simon And Garfunkel play at The Us her Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
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UK management company Blackhill Enterprises dissolves its six-way partnership with Pink Floyd.
Manfred Mann play at Sussex University, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at 1300 Boulevard Way, Walnut Creek, California, USA.
The Moody Blues play at the Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare, UK, Europe.
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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Simon And Garfunkel release a new single, Scarborough Fair, in the USA.
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Manfred Mann are awarded a Silver Disc in the UK for their No1 hit version of Bob Dylan's song The Mighty Quinn.
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band plays at Barking College, Barking, East London, England, UK, Europe.
Just Us play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Herd play at California Ballroom, Dunstable, England, UK, Europe.
Cat Stevens appears on the BBC radio show Saturday Club in London, England, UK, Europe.
An advert in NME declares Elton John to be 1968's greatest new talent.
The Move and The Troggs appear on the ITV show Time For Blackburn in the 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 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.