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Manchester

The Girl That I Marry, written by Irving Berlin, enters the UK Sheet Music Chart, with notable versions recorded by Frank Sinatra, Dick Haymes and Howard Keel. It will peak at No9.
The Three Flames, accompanied by Milt Buckner And His Orchestra, record I Don't Want To Take That Chance, [Good-bye] Cornelia Jones, Chewing Gum Mama and Suffer, for MGM Records in WOR Studio, New York City, USA.
The Tommy Whittle Quintet records Flamingo, Stars Fell On Alabama, Cherokee, I'll Remember April, You've Done Something To My Heart and A Ghost Of A Chance for Esquire Records in London, UK.
Lonnie Donegan plays at The Palace, Manchester, UK.
Jimmy Powell And The Dimensions play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK.
The Kinks, Mark Wynter, The Mojos, The Hollies and The Dave Clark Five play at The ABC Cinema, Kingston Upon Hull, UK.
The Kinks play at The Rag Ball in The University, Manchester, UK.
Del Shannon, The Shangri-Las, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, Herman's Hermits and others play at The Town Hall, Birmingham, UK.
The Drifters play the fourth night of a six-day season at The Buckingham Club, Manchester, UK.
Elkie Brooks plays at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, UK.
Cream play the last of twelve nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA, supporting The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and the Electric Flag.
The John Mayall Band records a largely acoustic album, The Turning Point, live at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA. Also playing at the same gig are The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Spooky Tooth.
The Hollies begin an Australian tour at Chequers, Sydney.
The Bee Gees record Sweet Summer Rain, You Got To Lose It In The End and Little Red Train at IBC Studios, London, UK, but none of these tracks will be released.
Touring in support of their fifth LP Deceptive Bends, 10cc play the first of two nights at The Civic Hall, Newcastle, England, UK.
Happy Mondays play at Le Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Getting Away With It by Electronic enters the ARIA singles chart in Australia, Oceania, where it will peak at No40.
The Charlatans enter the UK albums chart with their fourth album, The Charlatans. It will peak at No1, during a 13-week stay, beginning a run of five Top 5 albums.
At the BRIT Awards ceremony in Earls Court, London, Pete Townshend of The Who presents Oasis with the Best British Group award. They also win Best Album and Best Video. The big event of the night, however, comes when Jarvis Cocker of Pulp takes the stage in the middle of Michael Jackson's messianic performance of Earth Song and performs a parody of Jackson's act.
Electronic music recording artist Muslimgauze dies while hospitalised in Manchester, England, UK, Europe. He had been suffering from a rare fungal infection in his bloodstream, which caused his life functions to shut down.
Oasis play at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Puressence play at Manchester University, Manchester, England, UK.
Stephen Malkmus, of Pavement fame, plays at The Academy 3, Manchester, England, UK.
The Hollies play at The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
To mark the 40th Anniversary of The Beatles' classic album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, a re-recording of every track by contemporary artists including Oasis, The Killers, Travis and Razorlight is broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in the UK. The new versions were recorded by the album's original engineer, Geoff Emerick, using the original 1966 Abbey Road equipment to record the new versions of the songs.
Animal Collective release the vinyl edition of their eighth album, Merriweather Post Pavilion, on Domino Records in the USA.
On a co-headlining tour, David Gray and Ray Lamontagne play at The Pearl @ The Palms, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Eels play at the O2 Academy, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Black Cards, a new band formed by Pete Wentz, of Fall Out Boy fame, play at The Roadhouse, Manchester, UK.
Pendulum play at The Central Arena, Manchester, UK.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays at The Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
It is reported that Marlon, Tito and Jackie Jackson are taking legal action against businessman Steeve Bohbot who, they allege, contracted to pay them $100,000 (
Former Happy Mondays' frontman Shaun Ryder is plays at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, UK.
Labrinth plays at The Academy 2, Manchester, UK.
On their Keep Calm And Play Louder Tour, McFly play at The Oasis, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Amy MacDonald releases her third album, Life In A Beautiful Light, in the UK. She also appears on BBC 1 tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, to promote the release.
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It is announced that, according to research carried out by the economic think tank New Economy, The Stone Roses' recent three-date Heaton Park homecoming gigs generated an estimated £23m for the City of Manchester, UK.
The newly-published results of a music-oriented poll conducted by Public Policy Polling finds widespread support for several genres and music and artists - but reveals that Americans seem united in their dislike of teen pop sensation Justin Bieber. PPP tested the favorability ratings of several music stars and found that Taylor Swift, Adele, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake all received positive reviews from voters. Others, including Chris Brown, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were rated unfavorably by 50% or more. Jay-Z and Rihanna also had net-negative favorability ratings. Veteran British rocker Morrissey and dubstep pioneer Skrillex were the least known of the artists tested.
Half Moon Run play at The Deaf Institute, Manchester, UK, supported by Cattle And Cane.
Barbara Dickson is interviewed live on BBC tv show Breakfast in Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
Stereophonics are interviewed on BBC tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
8:58, a new musical project helmed by Paul Hartnoll, formerly of Orbital, plays at The Ritz, Manchester, UK.
On their Psycho tour, Muse play at Manchester Academy, Manchester, England, UK, supported by Marmozets.
Nai Harvest play at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, England, UK, supported by Best Friends.
Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Black Eyed Peas, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Take That, Robbie Williams, Pharrell Williams, Little Mix, Liam Gallagher and Parrs Wood High School Choir take part in the One Love Concert at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, UK, Europe. The concert is a memorial and fund-raiser for those killed and injured in the bombing at Ariana Grande's recent concert (May 22) at Manchester Arena in Manchester.
Sleeper, The Bluetones, Space The Band, Dodgy, My Life Story and Salad play in The Star Shaped Festival at The O2 Ritz, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Liam Gallagher plays a sold-out show at Birmingham Arena, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
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