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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.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Roy Orbison is playing during a three-week season at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Canada.
Seatrain and Albert Ayler are playing during thirteen days at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The 5th Dimension are playing during ten nights at Basin Street West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ten Years After are playing during ten nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
Thelma Carpenter is playing at The Apartment, New York City, USA.
Iron Butterfly are playing during four nights at The Sanctuary, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The Moody Blues record Ride My See-Saw, The Best Way to Travel, Voices in the Sky and Dr. Livingstone, I Presume during a live session at BBC Studios in London, England, UK, Europe.
Judy Garland checks in to the Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is due to play a show with the Count Basie Band at J.F.K. Stadium on the 20th.
Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Sly And The Family Stone play the first of six nights at Bill Graham's new Fillmore West, formerly known as The Carousel Ballroom, in San Fancisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are Richie Havens, Illinois Speed Press, The Jeff Beck Group and Siegel-Schwall.
Tim Hardin, composer of If I Were A Carpenter and other contemporary folk standards, performs to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe, where the audience includes The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Donovan. The balance of his UK tour must be cancelled, however, when doctors discover that Hardin has contracted pleurisy, a lung disease. Support band for this date is Family.
The Top 5 Singles on K-POI radio in Hawaii, USA, are as follows :



1. People Got To Be Free - The Rascals

2. Stoned Soul Picnice - The 5th Dimension

3. Turn Around Look At Me - The Vogues

4. Sweet Inspiration - The Sweet Inspirations

5. Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Mama Cass

The Who play at The Civic Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, supported by The Troggs and Ohio Express.
With tempers fraying, The Beatles work on the song Cry Baby Cry at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. During this session, their long-serving engineer Geoff Emerick walks out because of the heated arguments between Beatles' members. He does not return.
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Eyes Of Blond play at The Industrial Club, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Roy Orbison performs Oh Pretty Woman, Only The Lonely, Crying, Walk On and It's Over during a live session at BBC Studios in London, England, UK, Europe.
Tim Rose plays two gigs in one day. First is at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe. Second is at The Scotch of St James, also in London.
Leonard Cohen, Judy Collins and Arlo Guthrie are among the artists appearing at The Newport Folk Festival, Fort Adams Park, Newport, Rhode Island, USA. (Although widely reported, this date is unlikely, because the 1968 Newport Folk Festival took place later in the month)
Ornette Coleman records C.O.D., Rainbows and other tracks in New York City, USA, for the Impulse Records album Ornette At 12.
The Amboy Dukes play at The Boogie, Roseville, Illinois, USA. Their guitarist Ted Nugent will find greater success as a solo artist.
Pink Floyd play the second of three nights at The Scene club, New York City, 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.