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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 musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, 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 Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Ahmad Jamal is playing during a one-month engagement at The Top Of The Gate, New York City, USA.
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.
Lulu is playing during a two-week engagement at Cesar's Palace, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
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.
Jean Shepard is playing during a week-long engagement at The Nashville Club, New York City, USA.
Latin jazz guitarist Bola Sete is playing during six nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play during two weeks at The Cafe Au Go Go, 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.
Sammy Davis Jr. is appearing during two weeks at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
New guitarist Dave Gilmour plays his first gig with Pink Floyd at Aston University, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
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Quicksilver Messenger Service, Kaleidoscope and Charley Musselwhite play the first of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Doors' second album, Strange Days, is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques play the second of two nights in San Francisco, California, USA.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Purple Haze, Riverside, California, USA.
An episode of Tarzan runs on American tv featuring The Supremes as a trio of nuns.
Soft Machine play at Drury Lane Arts Lab, London, England, UK, Europe.
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 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.
The Lemon Pipers play at The New City Opera House, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Al Hirt and Pee-Wee and The Young Set appear in a benefit concert with The Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Ford Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville 68, Hornsey Wood Tavern, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles' movie-making company Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd.
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.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blue Cheer and Mint Tattoo.
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.
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.
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.
Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers and The Monitors play in a week-long Motown Revue at The 20 Grand Driftwood Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, 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.
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).
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 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.
Sweetwater play in the dorm cafeteria, Northridge Hall, San Fernando Valley State College, San Fernando, California, USA, supported by Bluesberry Jam.
Neil Diamond plays at The State University of Oneonta, New York State, USA.
The Who play at The Royal, Tottenham, North London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Who play at The Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Herd release a new album, Paradise Lost, in the UK on Fontana Records.
Jimi Hendrix, charged with violent behaviour while drunk, attends court in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
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.
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.