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Teddy Brown And His Cafe De Paris Band record I'd Climb The Highest Mountain [If I Knew I'd Find You], Chinese Moon, When It's June Down There and Only You And Lonely Me for Imperial Records in London, UK.
The first ten transmissions of a chequerboard test pattern are made by BBC Television from Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
Harry Roy and his Orchestra record Shake Hands With A Millionaire, for Decca Records in London, UK.
Frank Sinatra plays the thirteenth night of a two-week season at The Palladium, London, UK.
The Johnny Dankworth Orchestra records The Slider and Talk Of The Town, for Parlophone Records in London, UK.
George Formby records Happy Go Lucky Me and Banjo Boy for Pye Records in London, UK.
The Beatles play at St. John's Hall, Bootle, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
John Lennon of The Beatles places four personal ads in Merseybeat magazine in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. The four messages read "Happy XMAS - Jurgen.", "Hello from Norman Lennon Vollmer.", "FROLICHE FUSSBODEN - Herr Vollmer." and "GOOD MORNING, Jurgrow, from George." They are taken to be humourous messages to Jurgen Vollmer, the young German who gave the group their famed Beatle-cut hairstyles.
Ella Fitzgerald plays at The Gaumont Palace Theatre, Hammersmith, London, UK.
Davie Jones And The King Bees, led by David Bowie, play their first live show together, at The Jack Of Clubs, Soho, London, UK.
Manfred Mann and The Nashville Teens appear on tv show Ready Steady Go!, which is recorded live in London, UK.
The Kinks play two shows in O'ahu, Hawaii, USA, one of which is a special afternoon concert for US Army personnel.
Goldie And The Gingerbreads play an afternoon show at Notre Dame Hall, Leicester Square, London, England, UK, with Paddy, Klaus And Gibson.
The Byrds and Peter Fonda attend a party at The Beatles' rented home in Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, California, USA. During the party, Fonda and George Harrison have a conversation which will, in due course, inspire John Lennon to write the song She Said, She Said. During the day, two girl fans hire a helicopter to fly over the Benedict Canyon mansion, one of whom jumps from it into the swimming pool.
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Bill Wyman, bassist of The Rolling Stones, produces a single, I Can't Get Any Joy/Hey Little Girl, for The End at IBC Studio in London, England, UK.
The Yardbirds play the last of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Mike Stuart Span play at The Boat Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Status Quo play in The Rhodes Centre, Bishop Stortford, UK, Europe.
Vanilla Fudge arrive in London, UK, at the start of a short promotional tour.
Brinsley Schwarz play at Starkers, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK. The band features Nick Lowe, who will become a successful solo act in the 70s and 80s.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer play the final show of their Get Me A Ladder Tour, in Oldenburg, Germany, Europe.
Tom Waits plays the last of thirteen nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, UK.
Steve Peregrin Took, a former member of Tyrannosaurus Rex (aka T.Rex) dies aged 31 from asphyxiation after choking on a cocktail cherry at his apartment in North Kensington, London, UK. Although Took and his girlfriend, Valerie Billiet, had ingested morphine and hallucinogens the night before, authorities ruled that neither contributed to his death.
At the Cromwell Club, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe, Gary Glitter begins the first of several UK comeback tours.
The Police release their fifth and final LP, Synchronicity, on A+M Records in the UK.
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Eric Clapton plays at The ASU Activity Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Knebworth – the Album is released worldwide, featuring live performances by Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton and Genesis, recorded at the June 1990 Knebworth Festival in England, UK.
Eric Clapton records a live session at Bray Studios, Berkshire for MTV’s Unplugged.
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Dave Stewart of Eurythmics acts as director on Bob Dylan's promo video for Blood In My Eyes, which is shot on Camden High Street in North London, UK.
Nine Inch Nails play at Carling Academy, Brixton, London, England, UK.
The Tears play in The Grolsch Summer Set at Somerset House, The Strand, London, England, UK.
Decoration play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK.
Jamiroquai headline the second night of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Africa.
On her The Mrs Carter Show World Tour Beyonce plays the fourth of six nights at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
Lady Gaga, Kelly Osbourne and Sir Elton John are among the celebrities in attendance at the 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party at The City of West Hollywood Park in West Hollywood, California, USA.
Zucchero plays at London Music Hall, London, Ontario, Canada.
British guitarist Geoff Bradford dies aged 80. Bradford was a stalwart of the British Blues scene in the late 1950s and 1960s, and influential on many much better-known players.
Shane MacGowan is ordered by doctors not to perform at a fundraising concert for his former bandmate Paul 'Mad Dog' McGuinness, in London, UK. He is reported to be suffering from "exhaustion".
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The London Quireboys play at The Whiskey A Go Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Alvvays play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK, with Real Estate.
DJ Calvin Harris reportedly earns $1m to play at a private party for Bacardi on Palomino Island, off the coast of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean. Ellie Goulding and Kendrick Lamar also perform at the event.
Owl And Mouse and The Smittens play in Moss, Norway, Europe.
Suede play at Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
On their Get Weird tour, Little Mix play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The Grand Arena, Cape Town, South Africa.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play at Stade Charles-Ehrmann, Nice, France, Europe.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Sonisphere Allmend Rockt, Lucerne, Switzerland, Europe.
On their 19-date Rock Paper Scissors tour Sting and Peter Gabriel play at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The Resurrection Festival, Viveiro, Spain, Europe.