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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.
John Davidson is playing during a month of shows at The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
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.
The King Sisters, Alvino Rey and Kent Larsen are playing during a three-week engagement at The Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Ron Eliran, known as "Israel's Ambassador of Song," is playing during a month of shows at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
Glen Campbell is in London, England, UK, Europe, for a week of promotional radio and tv appearances.
Lana Cantrell is playing during a three-week engagement at The Fairmont, San Francisco, California, USA.
Joe Tex is playing during ten nights at The Esquire Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Jackie Cain and Roy Kral are playing during an engagement at Paul's Mall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Modern Jazz Quartet is playing during an engagement at Byrd's Nest, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.
The Electric Flag and It's a Beautiful Day play the first of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Lou Rawls arrives in London, England, UK, Europe, to undertake radio, tv and concert dates as promotion for his new single, You're Good For Me on Capitol Records.
The Rolling Stones take The Byrds for a midnight visit to the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge, near Salisbury in Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
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Sam And Dave are playing during a week of shows at The Venus Club, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Cliff Richard begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe, with The Breakaways as his vocal backing group.
Edwin Starr plays at The Carlton, Warrington, England, UK, Europe.
David Bowie records four tracks at Piccadilly Studio No1, London, England, UK, Europe, for the BBC radio show Top Gear.
Deep Purple spend the last of three days recording their debut album, Shades Of Deep Purple in Pye Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones spend the first of nine consecutive days in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on tracks for their seventh album, Beggar's Banquet.
Sonny James releases a new single, Heaven Says Hello, on Capitol Records in the USA. It will go to No1 on the country charts for one week, and spend a total of sixteen weeks on the chart.
The Alan Bown Set plays at The Pavilion, Bath, England, UK, Europe.
Bill Anderson releases a new LP, Wild Weekend, on Decca Records in the USA.
Parrish Smith is born in Long Island, New York State, USA. He will find success as Pee MD of late 80s hip-hop duo EPMD.
The Love Affair play at The Top Rank, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Bill Haley And His Comets play at Gröna Lund Danshallen, Malmö, Sweden, Europe.
Frank Zappa releases his second version of the album Lumpy Gravy on Verve Records in the USA.
Nina Simone is in RCA Studios, New York City, USA, recording tracks for her album 'Nuff Said!.
In the St Regis Hotel, New York City, USA, John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles give interviews to American media.
The Charlatans and The Flamin' Groovies play the second of two nights at The Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Sammy Davis Jr., The Serendipity Singers, The George Shearing Quintet and others appear at the presentation of local EMMY Awards in The Marriott Motor Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Tyrannosaurus Rex (later to find greater success as T.Rex) play at The Middle Earth club, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe. Deejay for the night is John Peel.
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.