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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.
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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming scenes for his latest movie, Charro, near Apache Junction, Arizona, USA.
The Serendipity Singers are playing at The Embers, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Judy Garland is spending time with friends during a short break in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tony Bennett is playing during a two-week season at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Smith are playing during a ten day season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band is playing during ten nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
Blood Sweat And Tears are playing during three nights at The Cafe Au GoGo, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, supported by Buzzy Linhart.
Jose Feliciano enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with a radically re-interpreted version of The Doors' song Light My Fire. It will peak at No8.
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Having stalled at No67 the previous year, a re-release of Vanilla Fudge's drastic re-interpretation of The Supremes' You Keep Me Hanging On enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. It will peak at No6.
The Newport Pop Festival - a two-day event - begins at Orange County Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, California, USA, featuring Tiny Tim, Sonny And Cher, The Chambers Brothers, Country Joe And The Fish, Canned Heat, Electric Flag, The Butterfield Blues Band, Blue Cheer and Steppenwolf.
The Doors play at The Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Supremes and Stevie Wonder play at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, New York State, USA.
Hurdy Gurdy Man by Donovan reaches No5 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
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Dusty Springfield guests in a Tom Jones tv spectacular in the UK, Europe.
Charlie Musselwhite plays the fourth of five nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Moody Blues, featuring Swindon-born Justin Hayward, enter the UK albums chart with In Search Of The Lost Chord, which will peak at No5.
Rockabilly performer and recording artist Luther Perkins is seriously injured in a fire at his newly-constructed home on Riverwood Drive, Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA. He apparently fell asleep in the living room while holding a lit cigarette. Perkins is perhaps best known as guitarist for Johnny Cash.
Soul Limbo by Booker T And The MG's, enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No17.
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Paul McCartney of The Beatles spends the evening at the Revolution Club, London, England, UK, Europe, with his new girlfriend, Francie Schwartz.
Amen Corner, Nice, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Joe Cocker and Alan Bown play in the All-Day Rave at Burton Constable Hall, Hull, UK, Europe.
Future prog-rock giants Yes play their very first gig together, at East Mersey Youth Camp, Essex, UK, Europe.
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The Nazz play the last of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachsuetts, USA, supported by Kaleidoscope.
The Rascals play at The H.I.C. (aka Blaisdell Center), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
The Perishers and Gordon Smith play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, with DJ Kazoon.
The Mothers Of Invention (including Frank Zappa) play in the Schaefer Music Festival, Wollman Rink, Central Park, New York City, USA.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones begins a holiday in Ireland, Europe, with his girlfriend Marianne Faithfull.
Mony Mony by Tommy James And The Shondells hits No1 in the UK singles chart.
The Who play at Majestic Ski Hill, an open-air ski resort and venue in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA, supported by The Geneva Convention.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at Moody Coliseum, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play the second of two nights at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA, with Ten Years After and The Staple Singers.
The Fenders play at The Jaguar Club, St. Charles, Illinois, USA.
The Association headline the 1968 Summer Of Stars show at The Convention Hall, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
Having stalled at No67 the previous year, a re-release of Vanilla Fudge's drastic re-interpretation of The Supremes' You Keep Me Hanging On enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. It will peak at No6.
Lady Willpower by Gary Puckett And The Union Gap reaches No1 in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
The Monkees are in RCA Victor Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on the songs Happy Birthday To You and Ditty Diego, both intended for the soundtrack of their movie, Head.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Mr. Businessman by Ray Stevens entering at No76.
O.C. Smith appears on UK tv show Dee Time.
The Bee Gees, with a thirty-piece orchestra, play at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Spanky And Our Gang.
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.