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Sousa And His Band play at The Boston Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Rudolph Schenker of German heavy metal band The Scorpions is born in Hanover, West Germany.
Alexander Bard of successful 80s Swedish band Army Of Lovers is born in Bloemfontaine, South Africa.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Operation Big Beat II, headlined by The Beatles, is staged at The Tower Ballroom , New Brighton, Wallasey, England, UK, Europe. Other featured acts include Emile Ford, Rory Storm And The Hurricanes and Davy Jones. [Earlier in the day, The Beatles have also played at The Casbah Club in Liverpool.]
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UK pop star and actor Mike Sarne is reported in the press as stating that, "The pop scene is disgusting. The hypocrisy is incredible and the entire showbiz scene seems to be controlled by rank amateurs."
Sarah Vaughan and Count Basie appear in a Granada tv special, produced by Johnnie Hamp, entitled Sarah Sings and Basie Swings.
The Migil Five and The Mojos appear on UK radio show Music In the Air.
The Moody Blues play at The Crawdaddy, Richmond-On-Thames, UK.
Although still having not released any records, Donovan plays live for the second time on this night's edition of UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go!.
Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames play at Cook's Ferry Inn, Edmonton, London, UK.
The Moody Blues play at The Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, UK.
The Tamla Motown package tour featuring The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Miracles and Martha And The Vandellas, plus UK band Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames plays at The Empire, Liverpool, UK.
Joe Brown And His Bruvvers are playing at Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, England, UK.
Paul Simon plays at Berkynge Folk Club, in the red Lion pub, North Street, Barking, UK.
The Yardbirds, The Box Tops and The Gants play in Clearpool, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. On the same day, they also play at Skateland Frayser in Memphis.
The Campaign Against Racial Discrimination delivers a petition to the BBC in London, England, UK, Europe, signed by both black and white people, requesting that The Black And White Minstrel Show should be taken off television. It had long been felt that a large part of 'minstrel humour' was based on caricaturing black people and depicting t hem as being both stupid and credulous. Despite this, the programme will continue to be broadcast until 1 July 1978.
Plastic Penny play at The Golden Torch, Stoke-On-Trent, England, UK, Europe.
Amen Corner play at The Top Rank, Doncaster, England, UK, Europe.
Albert Collins plays the sixth of seven nights at The Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Charlie Musselwhite.
Roger Taylor of Queen holds a firework party in the garden of his Surrey, England, UK, Europe, home. He uses the event to premiere Queen’s Live In Milton Keynes film for his guests.
The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Midnight Oil and The Dan Reed Network play at Ulm Festival, Germany, Europe.
Phil Collins plays an unannounced concert at The Tower Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, to benefit the homeless.
Ian Anderson, leader of Jethro Tull, is interviewed at his manor house near Minety, Wiltshire, ENGLAND, UK, Europe, by Johnny Black of Q magazine.
On his Sacred Love tour, Sting plays the second of six nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, supported by Joss Stone.
Heaven 17 play on the opening night of Gold, a new weekly club, in The Hippodrome, London, England, UK.
The Revivals play at The Joiners Arms, Southampton, England, UK.
The three-day long Great Escape Festival begins in Brighton, UK. Acts appearing at this year's festival include The Handsome Family, Ohbijou, Dan Auerbach, Noah And The Whale and Gang Of Four.
Arctic Monkeys release their third album, Humbug, on Domino Records in Italy, Europe.
Kesha, Weezer, fun, MGMT, MNutemath, Say Anything, OK Go, Motion City Soundtrack play on the last day of the Bamboozle festival in Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Dennis Locorriere plays at The Bloomsbury Theatre, London, UK.
Tired Pony [Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol and Peter Buck of R.E.M.] release their debut album The Place We Ran From in the USA in compact disc and MP3 formats.
Katie Melua plays at The Spektrum, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Jimmy Webb plays at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
During their Progress Live tour, Take That play the first of eight nights at The City Of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England, UK.
Suck It And See, the fourth LP by The Arctic Monkeys, reaches No1 in the Official Albums Chart in the UK.
Blues-rock guitarist Popa Chubby ends a European tour at The Picturedrome, Holmfirth, UK.
The Kaiser Chiefs play at Capitol, Hanover, Germany, Europe.
Richard Thompson plays at The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Alvin Stardust, suffering from metastatic prostate cancer, plays his last-ever live show, at The Regal, Evesham, Worcestershire, UK.
Placebo drummer Steve Forrest amicably leaves the group and is replaced for touring purposes by Matt Lunn, from Colour of Fire.
Husky Rescue release a special 2CD edition of their fourth LP, The Long Lost Friend, on Catskills Records in the UK.
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Wishbone Ash play at Alte Seilerei, Mannheim, Germany, Europe.
Rihanna releases her eighth album, Anti, as a CD on Westbury Road/Roc Nation Records in Japan, Asia.
Tears For Fears play at The Murat Theatre, Old National Centre, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Apothek play at Vill Vill West, Bergen, Norway, Europe.
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