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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five 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.
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.
Lana Cantrell is playing during a three-week engagement at The Fairmont, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Modern Jazz Quartet is playing during an engagement at Byrd's Nest, Silver Spring, Maryland, 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.
Sam And Dave are playing during a week of shows at The Venus Club, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Rolling Stones are working during nine consecutive days in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, on tracks for their seventh album, Beggar's Banquet.
Cliff Richard is playing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The 5th Dimension are playing during a three-week engagement at The Americana Hotel, New York City, USA.
The Electric Flag and It's a Beautiful Day play the last of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Velvet Underground play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by The Hallucinations.
On a tour to promote their new single, Born To Be Wild, Steppenwolf play the second of three nights at La Cave, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Tony Joe White records his composition Polk Salad Annie for Monument Records in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA.
Country Joe and The Fish play the first of three nights at the Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Collectors and Grass Harp play at The Retinal Circus, Vancouver, Canada.
Sly And The Family Stone play the first of two days at The Lighthouse Carnival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Checkmates Ltd play at Colorado State University, Colorado, USA.
Ralph Tresvant, who will find fame as a member of boy band New Edition, is born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA.
Joanie Sommers is playing during a ten-day stint at The Adriatic Sea, San Jose, California, USA.
Ernest 'Pop' Stoneman of The Stoneman Family, has his second intestinal surgery in less than a month at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Mad River play the first of two nights at The Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Frumious Bandersnatch.
The Miles Davis Quintet records Black Comedy in Studio B, Columbia Records, New York City, USA. The track will appear on his album Miles In The Sky.
Joe Henderson is recording tracks for his album Tetragon at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City, USA.
The Top Ten Singles being played on WCFL-AM Radio in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for the week ending on this date are as follows :

1. Mony Mony Tommy James And The Shondells

2. Yummy, Yummy, Yummy The Ohio Express

3. Tighten Up Archie Bell And The Drells

4. A Beautiful Morning The Rascals

5. Honey Bobby Goldsboro

6. The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Hugo Montenegro

7. The Unicorn The Irish Rovers

8. Mrs. Robinson Simon And Garfunkel

9. My Girl, Hey Girl Bobby Vee

10. Cry Like A Baby The Box Tops

Jimmy Smith is playing during ten nights at The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Jeff Beck is recording tracks for his album Truth in London, England, UK, Europe.
Judy Garland files suit in the Supreme Court, New York City, USA, against Madison Square Garden in the amount of $251,500, claiming that the venue failed to provide the singer with a microphone and proper lighting for her live performance. The suit claims that, as a result, Garland was "rendered sick, lame and disabled and compelled to seek medical assistance."
Director Steve Binder is hired to direct an upcoming Elvis Presley tv special (known as The 68 Comeback Special) to be made by NBC tv in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band play at The Zodiac Club in the Star Hotel, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
The Iveys play at an RAF base near Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by all-girl group Mandy. (The Iveys will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger.)
Edwin Starr plays at The Scotch Of St. James, London, England, UK, Europe.