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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.
Engelbert Humperdinck is appearing in a season as Robinson Crusoe in pantomime at The Palladium Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
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.
The Treniers are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jimi Hendrix, charged with violent behaviour while drunk, attends court in Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Blue Cheer and Mint Tattoo.
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.
Heather Mills, later to become a successful model and wife of Paul McCartney, is born in Aldershot, England, UK, Europe.
The Doors' second album, Strange Days, is certified as a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
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.
Ten Years After play at Bluesville, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
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.
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.
Johnny Cash, June Carter, The Tennessee Two, The Statler Brothers and Carl Perkins hold their second day of rehearsals in the Banquetting Room of El Rancho Motel, Sacramento, California, USA, for their upcoming live show at the nearby Folsom Prison. During this day's rehearsal, California governor Ronald Reagan, who is at the hotel for an after-dinner speech, visits the band and offers his encouragement. A major part of the rehearsal is spent learning Greystone Chapel, a song written by Folsom Prison inmate Glen Sherley.
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The Who play at The Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Sweetwater play in the dorm cafeteria, Northridge Hall, San Fernando Valley State College, San Fernando, California, USA, supported by Bluesberry Jam.
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.
Soft Machine play at Drury Lane Arts Lab, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The Royal, Tottenham, North London, England, UK, Europe.
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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.
An episode of Tarzan runs on American tv featuring The Supremes as a trio of nuns.
The Gentle Soul record See My Love (Song For Greg) for Epic Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Neil Diamond plays at The State University of Oneonta, New York State, USA.
The Kinks release a new album, Live At Kelvin Hall, in the UK on Pye Records.
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.
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Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers and The Monitors play in a week-long Motown Revue at The 20 Grand Driftwood Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Keith Anderson is born in Miami, Oklahoma, USA. he will find success as a country music singer-songwriter and performer.
Freddie Mack's Band plays at Exeter University, Exeter, England, UK, Europe.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Purple Haze, Riverside, California, USA.
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 Beatles' movie-making company Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd.
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.
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.
The Lemon Pipers play at The New City Opera House, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
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.