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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.
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
, The Mountain Goats
, Freddy Blohm, Chuck E. Weiss,The Roots, Wu-Tang Clan
, Gone Jackals, Billy Joel
and Nick Cave
The Rolling Stones
return to play a third night at Manufacturer's Auditorium, Agricultural Hall, Sydney, Australia.
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.
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.
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.
and Robin Gibb of The Bee Gees
fly into Sydney, Asutralia, Oceania
, with their manager Robert Stigwood for a week of business discussions.
play at The Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, supported by Ticket.
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.
The Finn Brothers
play at the Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
The Grates play at The Scala, London, England, UK.
releases her debut single, Pon De Replay
, worldwide (except the USA, where it was released three months earlier) on Def Jam Recordings.
On their Black Ice
world tour, AC/DC
play the first of three nights at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
play at The Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia.
play at Wembley Arena, London, UK.
headline the Stuttgart Beer Festival, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
On her Get $leazy
tour, Ke$ha plays at Arena Joondalup, Joondalup, Perth, Australia.
releases her twelfth studio album, MDNA
in Germany and Australia.
play at The O2 Academy, Oxford, UK.
plays at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England, UK.
, Lulu, Deacon Blue
, Donnie MacLean and The Prides perform during the closing ceremony of The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
, Kings Destroy and Holy Serpent play at Newtown Social Club, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania