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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 Checkmates Ltd, are playing during four weeks at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
John Davidson is playing during a month of shows at The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
Brenda And The Tabulations are playing during ten nights at The Nixon Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jimmy McGriff is playing during a week of shows at The Orbit Lounge, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Al Green is playing during a week of shows at The Pine Grill, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
The Sweet Inspirations are playing during a week of shows at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
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.
Maxine Brown is playing during nine days at The Pecan Grove, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Songwriter, keyboardist and producer Al Kooper is in London, England, UK, Europe, during six days of meetings with publishers, heads of record companies and other producers.
The King Sisters, Alvino Rey and Kent Larsen are playing during a three-week engagement at The Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Joe Tex is playing during seven nights at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Archie Bell And The Drells, Eddie Floyd, Dee Dee Sharpe and The Sweet Inspirations play during a week-long series of shows the Atlantic Records Show Of Stars at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Judy Collins plays at the Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
The Marmalade play at The Wake Arms, Epping, UK, Europe.
The Beach Boys and the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi play at The University Of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Bill Haley And His Comets play at The Vaudeville Club, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play at The New City Opera House, St Paul, Minnesota, USA. Unfortunately, the band is late, the equipment malfunctions and the show is fraught with problems.
Steppenwolf, supported by Travel Agency, play the last of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Twiggy visits Paul McCartney of The Beatles at Apple Records in London, England, UK, Europe, to recommend a new young singer, Mary Hopkin.
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For the two-week period ending on this day, the tv special The Beat Of The Brass, starring Herb Alpert, on CBS-tv in the USA, scores the highest nationwide Neilsen rating, reaching 17.5m homes.
First generation San Francisco hippy band The Grateful Dead play at a free concert in Central Park, New York City, USA.
Pink Floyd play the second of two nights at Theatre 140, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Long John Baldry begins a week of cabaret at The Garrick, Leigh, UK, Europe.
Jimi Hendrix adds his lead guitar part to Experience bassist Noel Redding's song Little Miss Strange at Record Plant, New York City, USA.
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Creedence Clearwater Revival release a new single, Bad Moon Rising, on Fantasy Records in the USA.
Inez And Charlie Foxx play at Carr's Beach, Annapolis, Maryland, USA.
Junior Wells, Canned Heat and Chrome Syrcus play the last of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Country Joe And The Fish, Buffalo Springfield and Canned Heat play at Long Beach Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA. This proves to be Buffalo Springfield's final live gig.
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Ten Years After perform at the 1st International European Pop Festival, Palezzo dello Sport, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Chuck Berry, Fats Domino and The Coasters play in a rock'n'roll revival show entitled I Remember Rock'n'Roll at Cleveland Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio, 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.