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Rickard's Vaudeville Company plays at The Theatre Royal, Perth, Western Australia, Oceania.
Ralph Cooper, drummer with Air Supply, is born in Australia.
Frank Sinatra plays the first of four nights in Sydney Stadium, Sydney, Australia, Oceania, supported by Timi Yuro.
Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson in the first round of the world heavyweight boxing championship title fight at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois, USA. In the same year Liston states, "Some day they're gonna write a blues for fighters. It'll just be for slow guitar, soft trumpet and a bell." Suitably inspired, in 2004, Mark Knopfler will record Song For Sonny Liston. Liston will also be mentioned in songs by artists including The Animals, Tom Petty, Phil Ochs, Morrissey, The Mountain Goats, Freddy Blohm, Chuck E. Weiss,The Roots, Wu-Tang Clan, Gone Jackals, Billy Joel and Nick Cave.
Have I The Right by The Honeycombs reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
The Kinks, Manfred Mann, The Honeycombs and Tony Sheveton play the second of two nights at The Royal Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia.
The Rolling Stones return to play a third night at Manufacturer's Auditorium, Agricultural Hall, Sydney, Australia.
The Pete Best Combo, The Easybeats and The Poets play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single A World Of Our Own by The Seekers on EMI/Columbia Records.
Frank Ifield flies out of London, England, UK, to begin a four-week season at The Chevron Hotel, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
During his first Australian tour, Bob Dylan plays in The Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia.
Bob Dylan is recorded live for the Australian music tv show Bandstand, at the Festival Hall in Melbourne playing Tell Me Momma, Baby Let Me Follow You Down and Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues.
Country and pop vocalist Diana Trask, with Jose Mells And His Band, opens at The Camellia House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Bee Gees record The Singer Sang His Song and Down To Earth, at IBC Studio in London, England, UK, Europe, for their album Idea.
Sadie (The Cleaning Lady) by Johnny Farnham, rises from No7 to No3 in the Go Set National Top 40 singles Chart in Australia, Oceania. Snoopy's Christmas by The Royal Guardsmen remains in the No1 position.
Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb of The Bee Gees fly into Sydney, Asutralia, Oceania, with their manager Robert Stigwood for a week of business discussions.
Black Sabbath play at The Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, supported by Ticket.
The Bee Gees are sued by a Chicago antiques dealer/musician Ronald Selle who claims that their hit How Deep Is Your Love has plagiarized two sections of his song, Let It End. The Bee Gees claim never to have heard the songs before, but Mr Selle will win his case. The verdict will, however, be overturned in 1983.
A Good Heart by Feargal Sharkey reaches No1 in the Kent Music Report Singles Chart in Australia, Oceania.
The Church play at The Metro, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
AC/DC manager Crispin Dye dies in hospital in Sydney, Australa, Oceania. He had been badly beaten the day before, by thieves while on his way to visit his mother for Christmas.
Green Day play at The Superdome, Sydney, Australia, supported by Simple Plan.
The Finn Brothers play at the Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
On her Original Sinsuality tour, Tori Amos plays at Perth Concert hall, Perth, Australia, Oceania.
The Grates play at The Scala, London, England, UK.
Rihanna releases her debut single, Pon De Replay, worldwide (except the USA, where it was released three months earlier) on Def Jam Recordings.
Boyz II Men play at The Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On their Black Ice world tour, AC/DC play the first of three nights at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Paramore play at The Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia.
The Prodigy play at The Hisense Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Angus And Julia Stone play at Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pendulum play at Wembley Arena, London, UK.
AC/DC headline the Stuttgart Beer Festival, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
The Cat Empire release their fifth album, Cinema, in Australia, Oceania.
On her Get $leazy tour, Ke$ha plays at Arena Joondalup, Joondalup, Perth, Australia.
Madonna releases her twelfth studio album, MDNA in Germany and Australia.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Blues Festival, Byron Bay, Australia, Oceania.
Airbourne play at The O2 Academy, Oxford, UK.
Bruce Springsteen plays at AAMI Park, Melbourne, Australia.
Brody Dalle releases her first solo LP, Diploid Love, as a download in the USA.
Neil Finn plays at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK.
On his Mythology tour, Barry Gibb plays at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Kylie Minogue, Lulu, Deacon Blue, Donnie MacLean and The Prides perform during the closing ceremony of The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The Veronicas play at The Academy 2, Manchester, UK.
On their Rock Or Bust tour, AC/DC play the second of two nights at The Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany, Europe, supported by Vintage Trouble.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of three nights at Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, supported by Vance Joy.
Icehouse play at Hotel Rottnest, Rottnest Island, Australia, Oceania.
Joanna Newsom plays at QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Radio Moscow, Kings Destroy and Holy Serpent play at Newtown Social Club, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The Allphones Arena, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.