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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 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.
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.
Jackie Cain and Roy Kral are playing during an engagement at Paul's Mall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Joe Tex is playing during ten nights at The Esquire Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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.
The 5th Dimension are playing during a three-week engagement at The Americana Hotel, New York City, USA.
Jimmy Smith is playing during ten nights at The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Joanie Sommers is playing during a ten-day stint at The Adriatic Sea, San Jose, California, USA.
Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara play at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
Tighten Up by Archie Bell And The Drells reaches No1 in both the Billboard and Cash Box magazine charts of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
The Velvet Underground play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Bo Grumpus.
Just Us play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Emotions, with DJ Kazoon.
Moby Grape play the second of two nights at The Kaleidoscope Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds play at Keswick College, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
The Miami Pop Festival (also known as the Underground Pop Festival), begins at the Gulf Stream Race Track, Hallandale, Miami, Florida, USA, with The Jimi Hendrix Experience, John Lee Hooker, Frank Zappa, Blue Cheer, Arthur Brown and Eire Apparent.
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Canned Heat play the second of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Litter.
Kaleidoscope and The Family Tree play the second of two nights at the Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, USA.
B.B. King, Richie Havens, Judy Collins, The Rascals and The Grateful Dead play in the First Annual Quaker City Pop Festival in the John F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sly And The Family Stone play at The University Of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Byrds play at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
It's A Beautiful Day and Three Dog Night play the second of three nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Country Joe and The Fish play the last of three nights at the Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Procol Harum play the second of three nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play play the second of two nights at the Convention Center, Anaheim, California, supported by Spirit.
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Eccentric ukulele-strummer Tiny Tim releases a new single, Tiptoe Through The Tulips, which will become the surprise hit of the year. It was originally a No1 hit for Nick Lucas in 1929.
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Jeff Beck plays a gig in Weston-Super-Mare, England, UK, Europe.
It is announced that songwriter, keyboardist and arranger Al Kooper has joined the pop A+R department of Columbia Records in New York City, USA, as a producer.
The Byrds, Tim Buckley and The Foundations play the second of two nights at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Think by Aretha Franklin entering at No43.
Checkmates Ltd play at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA.
Edwin Starr plays at The Clockwork Orange, Chester, England, UK, Europe.
On a tour to promote their new single, Born To Be Wild, Steppenwolf play at The Chase Park Hotel Ballroom, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Warren Covington plays at Mankato University, Minnesota, USA.
The Steve Miller Band plays the second of two nights at the Shrine Exposition Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Hollies, The Scaffold and Paul Jones play at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Chris Smither plays at The Sword In The Stone, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Billboard magazine reports that record sales in the USA slumped by 19% during the first quarter of 1968 compared to the same period in 1967.
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.