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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.
Georgie Fame is playing during a three-week season at The Mayfair Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Shadows play during a three-week cabaret season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe, with Brian Locking standing in for bassist John Rostill who has suffered a nervous breakdown.
The musical, Love And Let Love, is presented at Sheridan Square Playhouse, off-Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just fourteen performances.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
Ronnie Dove is playing at The Embassy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Paul Anka is playing during a week of shows at The Roostertail Supper Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The Lazy Eggs and The Utopias.
Jazz vocalist Bobbe Norris is playing during two weeks at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
Latin jazz guitarist Bola Sete is playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jean Shepard is playing during a week-long engagement at The Nashville Club, New York City, USA.
George Harrison of The Beatles is undertaking four days of recording sessions in Bombay, India, Asia, which will result in his soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play during two weeks at The Cafe Au Go Go, New York City, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr. is appearing during two weeks at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Manfred Mann release a new single, The Mighty Quinn, written by Bob Dylan, in the UK on Fontana Records. It will reach No1 on 14 February.
Pink Floyd at Aston University, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.New guitarist Dave Gilmour plays his first gig with Read More
Chambers Brothers, The Sunshine Company and The Siegel Schwall Blues Band, with lights by Holy See, play the second of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.The
Norma Jean, with producer Bob Ferguson, records Promises Promises, You Changed Everything But My Name, Truck Driving Woman and I Threw Away The Rose in Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Musicians on the session include Wayne Moss and Pete Wade [gtrs], Pete Drake (steel guitar), Junior Huskey [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Hargus 'Pig' Robbins [piano] and Shorty Lavender (fiddle).
A round table discussion, moderated by pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Christian Barnard, at Cape Town Medical School, Capetown, South Africa, is recorded and will be released as a 2-LP set by Decca Records in the UK.
The Herd release a new album, Paradise Lost, in the UK on Fontana Records.
Billy Joe Royal records Don't You Be Ashamed To Call My Name, Don't You Think It's Time, Bed Of Roses, Storybook Children and Just Between You And Me in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville 68, Hornsey Wood Tavern, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Floribunda Rose play at The Ballerina Ballroom, Nairn, Scotland, UK, Europe. The band's guitarist, John Kongos, will enjoy greater success under his own name.
The Who play at The Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Keith Anderson is born in Miami, Oklahoma, USA. he will find success as a country music singer-songwriter and performer.
Neil Diamond plays at The State University of Oneonta, New York State, USA.
An episode of Tarzan runs on American tv featuring The Supremes as a trio of nuns.
Amen Corner release a new single, Bend Me, Shape Me, in the UK on Deram Records. The song is a cover version of a US hit by The American Breed.
The Kinks release a new album, Live At Kelvin Hall, in the UK on Pye Records.
The Gentle Soul record See My Love (Song For Greg) for Epic Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
In today's issue of Downbeat, the drummmers' magazine, in the USA, an advert appears in which Dennis Wilson of The Beach Boys promotes Camco Drums.
Jimi Hendrix, charged with violent behaviour while drunk, attends court in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
The Young Rascals release a new single, It's Wonderful, in the UK on Atlantic Records.
The Nice play at The Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Tyrannosaurus Rex and Limousine. DJ for the night is Jeff Dexter.
The T+A Rhythm And Blues Band plays the first of two nights at The New Orleans House, Berkeley, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Marvin Gardens.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Purple Haze, Riverside, California, USA.
Freddie Mack's Band plays at Exeter University, Exeter, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles' movie-making company Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd.
The Band record The Weight at A And R Recording, New York City, USA. It will appear on their debut album, Music From Big Pink.Read More
It is announced that Elvis Presley is to make a feature film and a Christmas tv special for NBC which will earn him over $1m.
The Iveys play at The Technical College, Chelmsford, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Glass Opening. The Iveys will find greater success after a name change to Badfinger.
The Doors' second album, Strange Days, is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Lemon Pipers play at The New City Opera House, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blue Cheer and Mint Tattoo.
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.
Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.The controversial hippy musical,