April 29: The rock musical Hair opens on Broadway at the Biltmore Theatre and continues for 1,750 performances.
May 3-17: Student riots and strikes hit France. Ten million workers go on strike. Workers strike the Renault factory on Seguin Island for 33 days until the government recognizes their union.
May 4: At the University of Paris — the Sorbonne — police are called in to end student rioting. 500 are arrested.
The Whole World Was Watching: An oral history of 1968. A joint project between South Kingstown High School and Brown University’s Scholarly Technology Group
Timelines of History
Wikipedia Music Timeline
Frank Eugene Smitha’s Macrohistory and World Report