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Justin Bieber

Leslie Ronald Young is born in Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England, UK, Europe. He will find success first as a hugely successful pop singer, scoring several Top Ten UK hit singles. His version of Unchained Melody will remain at No1 in Britain for three weeks in 1953. He will subsequently go on to become a much-loved veteran BBC radio broadcaster.
Bobby Goldsboro is born in Marianna, Florida, USA. His sentimental country-flavoured pop hit Honey will sell a million copies in 1968.
Popular songwriter Cole Porter appears on the cover of the influential Time magazine in the USA.
Sharon Ilo Hershiser is born on the campus of The University Of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. She will briefly find success as pop singer Robin Clark in 1961.
The Top Ten Dance Tunes in the UK, according to the magazine Dance News, are as follows :

1. As I Love You

2. Kiss Me, Honey

3. Baby Face

4=.The Day The Rains Came

4=. I Got Stung

6. Hoots Mon

7. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

8. Tom Dooley

9. Tea For Two Cha Cha

10. The World Outside

The chart is compiled from the songs "in most popular demand by dancers throughout the country".
Ten thousand teenage rock'n'roll fans bring traffic to a standstill in Johannesburg, South Africa, as they besiege The Carlton Hotel, Eloss Street, in which visiting British pop idol Cliff Richard is staying.
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Mother-In-Law by Ernie K-Doe returns to No1 in the CashBox magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, having briefly been ousted by Del Shannon with Runaway.
Travelin' Man by Ricky Nelson reaches No1 in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA.
Hats Off To Larry by Del Shannon is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No58.
Walkin' Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No1 during a stay of nineteen weeks.
Dominican nun Sister Luc-Gabriel records Dominique at Philips Studio in Brussels, Belgium, Europe. Under the name The Singing Nun, she will take the song to the top of the pop charts around the world.
Chubby Checker demonstrates the latest teenage dance craze, The Twist, in The Crescendo Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The front page of UK music weekly Melody Maker carries a report stating that British pop idol Cliff Richard and American star Connie Francis have become embroiled in a dispute about the song When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart. Richard recently released the original version, but Francis has covered it under the title When The Boy In Your Arms Is The Boy In Your Heart. Richard apparently feels this is "unfair".
Dawn Sears is born in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, USA. She will find some success as a country music singer-songwriter and will forge a successful relationship as a back-up singer with Vince Gill.
Cliff Richard tells UK music weekly newspaper the NME that he is retiring from pop music in order to teach religious instruction in secondary schools.
Country and pop vocalist Diana Trask, with Jose Mells And His Band, opens at The Camellia House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich enter the UK pop singles chart with The Legend Of Xanadu, which will peak at No1.
Young Girl by Gary Puckett And The Union Gap reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Folk singer-songwriter Peter Sarstedt appears on UK tv show Today.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is born in New York City, USA. She will find success as outrageous pop singer Lady Gaga.
Singer, actress and comedienne Damita Jo DeBlanc a.k.a. Damita Jo, dies aged 68 of a respiratory illness in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She had enjoyed hits in the USA with I Don't Care [1953], I'll Save The Last Dance For You [1960] and I'll Be There [1961].
Former 60s pop star Wayne Fontana is given an eleven months sentence at Nottingham Crown Court, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe, on charges of having set fire to a bailiff's car in a row over an unpaid congestion charge. Doctors had previously diagnosed Fontana as suffering from a paranoid illness and depression but now believe he is no longer a danger to himself or others. On an earlier court appearance, Fontana had appeared dressed as Liberty, The Lady Of Justice.
Justin Bieber plays at Trent FM Arena, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Justin Bieber plays at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Market trader Muhammad Nazir, aka internet pop sensation The One Pound Fish Man, flies back to Pakistan, Asia, because his work visa has expired in the UK. He must obtain a new visa before returning to the UK to continue his music career.
Dawn Sears, who found some success as a country music singer-songwriter and as as a back-up singer with Vince Gill, dies aged 53 of lung cancer in Gallatin, Tennessee, USA.
Justin Bieber's Love Yourself, which had previously topped the Official U.K. Singles chart for three weeks before Christmas, returns to the top spot to become the UK's first No. 1 single of 2016.
While on holiday in Mexico, Justin Bieber visits an adventure park in the Yucatan Peninsula where he takes part in activities including abseiling and snorkelling.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays the first of three nights at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, USA.
Spotify announces that, with over 18m streams, George Harrison's composition Here Comes The Sun is the most popular song by The Beatles on the service. The next five are Yesterday, Come Together, Let It Be, Hey Jude and I Want To Hold Your Hand.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at The Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of three nights at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at Genting Arena, Birmingham, England, UK.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England, UK.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at Arena Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at The O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at The MEO Arena, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of three nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays the last of three nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Jydsk Væddeløbsbane, Aarhus, Denmark, Europe.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Stade De Suisse, Bern, Switzerland, Europe.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at The MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
It is announced that pop singer Sigrid, from Norway, Europe, has won BBC Music's Sound of 2018 award.
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