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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 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.
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 5th Dimension are playing during a three-week engagement at The Americana Hotel, New York City, USA.
Joanie Sommers is playing during a ten-day stint at The Adriatic Sea, San Jose, California, USA.
Jimmy Smith is playing during ten nights at The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Bunky And Jake are playing during a week of shows at The Unicorn, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Righteous Brothers are playing at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On a tour to promote their new single, Born To Be Wild, Steppenwolf play during five nights at The Electric Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz pianist Erroll Garner is playing during a three-week season at The Tropicana, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Dells are playing during a week of shows at The Howard Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The Parliaments are playing during ten nights at Phelp's Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Led by George Clinton, the group will eventually evolve into funk pioneers Parliament and Funkadelic.
Etta James, The Coasters, The Vibrations, Freddie Scott, The Jive Five and Jimmy Pelham are playing at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
The United States Of America play at Foothill College, Las Altos, California, USA.
Bill Haley And His Comets play at The Middle Earth Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
San Francisco band Moby Grape play at The Catacombs, Houston, Texas, USA.
Peaches And Herb play at Norfolk Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Steppenwolf play the second of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Influence.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play two shows at The Brancassio Theatre, Rome, Italy, Europe.
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Pink Floyd play at the Mayfair Suite, The Belfry Hotel, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, UK, Europe. Support acts are Young Blood and The Pineapple Incident.
The Hollies, The Scaffold and Paul Jones play at The Granada, East Ham, UK, Europe.
The Youngbloods play the second of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Kaleidoscope.
The new UK No1 single is Young Girl by Gary Puckett And The Union Gap. On the same day, Young Girl is awarded a Silver Disc in the UK.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band plays the second of three nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by The Psychedelic Stooges and The MC5.
A newly-recorded live version of Fulsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart, but sales will fall away sharply two weeks later, after the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy causes radio stations to drop the single from playlists because of the line, "I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die."
Big Brother And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, record Catch Me Daddy and Farewell Song, for their Columbia Records debut album Cheap Thrills.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is Choo Choo Train by The Box Tops entering at No65.
Simon Dupree and The Big Sound play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Mr Hip Soul Band.
The 5th Dimension appear on the Polly Bergen Special on tv in the USA.
Ten Years After play at Redditch College, Worcestershire, England, UK, Europe.
Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the second of three nights at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are H.P.Lovecraft and The Clara Ward Singers.
Mt. Rushmore, supported by Rain, play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jeff Beck is recording tracks for his album Truth in London, England, UK, Europe.
Mrs. Robinson by Simon And Garfunkel reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
Hell-raising Irish actor Richard Harris enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA with MacArthur Park, a Jimmy Webb composition which will peak at No1.
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Tim Buckley and Mary McCaslin play the fifth of thirteen nights at Doug Weston's Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The new Simon And Garfunkel album, Bookends, reaches No1 in the Billboard album chart in the USA.
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The Unicorn by The Irish Rovers reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play at the Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA.
Edwin Starr plays at The Pavilion, Cromer, England, UK, Europe.
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.