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The musical Charlie Girl is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
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 controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Actress and singer Lainie Kazan is playing during six nights at The O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Bobby Vee is playing during a week of appearances at The Social Club, Greaseborough, England, UK, Europe.
Joni Mitchell is playing at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Dave Van Ronk.
The Seekers are playing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The 5th Dimension are playing during a week of shows at The Sherman House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Barbara McNair is playing during three weeks of shows at The Royal Box of The Americana Hotel, New York City, USA.
Psychedelic soul pioneers Rotary Connection are playing during four nights at The Electric Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Checkmates Ltd are playing during a ten-night engagement at The Sherman House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ten Years After are playing during three nights at The Cheetah Club, Venice, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Loading Zone play the second of two nights at The Kaleidoscope, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rock'n'Roll Revival Show play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
Booker T And The MG's, It's A Beautiful Day and Tim Buckley play the second of three nights at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Orpheus play at Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, USA.
The Grateful Dead play a second consecutive night at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA, supported by the Jeff Beck Group, featuring Rod Stewart on lead vocals. Also on the bill are The Seventh Sons.
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Ringo Starr, drummer of The Beatles, goes to The Scene Club in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, USA, with Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix jams with Jeremy Steig but Ringo declines to play drums. On this night, Jimi Hendrix is also said to have jammed with Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, during the Jeff Beck Group gig at The Scene.
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The Who release a new single, Dogs, in the UK, Europe. It will peak at a disappointing No25 in the UK Singles Chart.
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Buddy Guy, Frumious Bandersnatch and Clear Light play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Doors play at The Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play at the Oakdale Music Theater, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.
The Soft Machine play the second of two nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Up.
The musical variety revue New Faces Of 1968 closes after 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 Charlatans, Cleveland Wrecking Co., and Uncut Balloon play the second of two nights at The Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Youngbloods play the second of two nights at The Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, USA, supported by Kaleidoscope.
Julie Driscoll and Brian Auger play in Geneva, Switzerland, Europe.
John Lennon of The Beatles and Yoko Ono stage an 'Acorn Event' in Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, during which they plant acorns to symbolise the coming together of east and west. Within a week, the acorns will be stolen.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is D.W. Washburn by The Monkees entering at No47. The song is written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
The Steve Miller Band releases their debut album, Children Of The Future, in the USA.
The Beatles renounce their association with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi as 'a public mistake'.
When The Bill Evans Trio plays at The Montreaux Jazz Festival, Montreaux, Switzerland, Europe, the show is recorded by Verve Records for release as a live LP later in the year.
Influential jazz guitar virtuoso Wes Montgomery dies of a heart attack, aged just 45, at his home in Indanapolis, Indiana, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play the last of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Second Montreux Jazz Festival, a five day event, continues in Montreux, Switzerland, Europe. On this, the fourth day, The Bill Evans Trio, The Jan Garbarek Quintet,The Manfred Schoof Quintet, The Palle Mikkelborg, The Mike Westbrook Band and Young-Holt Unlimited play in The Casino Kursaal.
Psychedelic soul pioneers Rotary Connection play the second of three nights at newly-opened rock venue, The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
At The Scene Club in New York City, USA, Jimi Hendrix jams with Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck. Cream were playing almost 100 miles away that night in Wallingford, Connecticut, but given that a Scene Club jam would take place in the early hours of the morning, Clapton's presence would have been possible.
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Hapshash And The Coloured Coat play at The Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Popular British singer and actor Gary Miller dies of a heart attack, aged 44.
Pink Floyd play at The Magic Village, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Patti Page plays at The Forum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
Three Dog Night and Smokestack Lightning play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play the second of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, 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.