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The first 33 1/3rpm album is introduced in Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
is born in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany, Europe. He will find success as a singer, guitarist, songwriter, composer and actor, working with bands including 17 Hippies, Agitation Free, Ash Ra Tempel and Ashra
plays at The Rheinhalle, Dusseldorf, West Germany, Europe.
The George Russell
Sextet play at Beethoven Hall, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
When The Rolling Stones
play at the Ernst Merckhalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe, two thousand fans go on a rampage.
City authorities in Munich, Germany, Europe, begin action to extract an 'entertainment tax' from The Beatles
, relating to their recent concerts in the city. Music is normally exempt from tax in Germany, but the authorities argue that in this case The Beatles
' music is "incidental to the shouting and stamping of the audience, which it is designed to achieve."
The Star Club
in Hamburg, Germany, Europe, an early training ground for The Beatles
, closes because bands have become too expensive to
compilation album A Collection Of Beatles Oldies is released in Germany on Odeon Records.
play at The Orthenauhalle, Offenburg, Germany, Europe.
The contract to design and build Spacelab 1
re-useable science laboratory for space flights - is given by the European Space Agency (ESA) to a consortium of companies from eight European countries under the leadership of the German space company ERNO Raumfahrttechnik in Bremen. Kraftwerk
1978 song Spacelab
celebration of this major technical step forward. Spacelab will first be launched successfully in 1983 from Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida, USA, aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.
The Quireboys play at Huxley's Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On his Nude Tour Prince
plays the second of two nights at Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Walter Norris
Trio spends the first of two days records the LP L ush Life for Concord Jazz Records in the USA.
Blues-oriented guitarist and singer-songwriter Rainer Ptacek
dies aged 46, from the effects of a brain tumour and lymphoma, in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
's absence from his father's birthday celebrations today at the Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany, Europe, are explained by his brother Jermaine Jackson as being because Michael has been emotionally 'torn apart' by his recent trial on child molestation charges and "needs his rest right now".
release a new single, Foot Of The Mountain in Germany, Europe.
play at Mitsubishi Electric Halle, Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
release their second album, Coexist
, in Australia, Germany and Ireland.
release their fifth album, V
, in New Zealand and in Germany, Europe.
release their fifth album, V
worldwide (except for Germany, New Zealand and the USA).
play at The Festehalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
releases its debut album, Concrete Vision, on Heist Or Hit Records in the UK, Europe.
, Skansis and Treat play on the second day of the three-day-long Ice Rock Festival at Festivalgelände, Wasen, Switzerland, Europe.
On their 3-D Concerts tour, Kraftwerk
play at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.