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A young Scottish boy, James Dixon Swan, arrives in Adelaide, Australia, where his family plans to start a new life. James will find success as rock vocalist Jimmy Barnes of Cold Chisel
plays the last of ten nights at The Deauville Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA.
Despite facing severe losses, The Twist Spectacular Tour plays the last of five nights at St Nicholas Arena, New York City, headlined
with Joey Dee
Starliters, Dee Dee
and The Carroll Brothers.
John Fletcher is born. He will find fame as rapper Ecstasy of New York City rap combo Whodini
And The Holding Company, Moby Grape
and Morning Glory play in the Santa Venetia Armory, San Rafael, California, USA.
plays at The Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK.
Jermaine Dupri Mauldin is born in Asheville, North Carolina, USA. He will find success as producer and rapper Jermaine Dupri
Bat Out Of Hell
, the second studio album by Meat Loaf
, is released in the USA. It will eventually sell over 43m copies worldwide.
Touring in support of his album Bat Out Of Hell
, Meat Loaf
plays the first of two nights at The Palladium, New York City, USA.
On their World Vacation tour, Van Halen
play at The Philipshalle, Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
Ol' Dirty Bastard
of The Wu-Tang Clan
pleads not guilty to crack cocaine and marijuana possession charges in court in New York City, USA. The court is told that when the rapper was arrested in July 99, he tried to get police to overlook the crack. "Can you make the drugs disappear?" asked the rapper, "The marijuana charge, I'll take. Make the rocks disappear - the kids look up to me. I'm a role model. Do the right thing. You're gonna know who I am."
and Wyclef Jean, former members of The Fugees, are reunited onstage during the Force Of Nature tsunami relief concert in Stadium Putra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asia.
shoots a video clip for his fourth single, the reggaeton song Burn It Up
, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
61-year-old Rod Stewart
marries his third wife, 35-year-old model Penny Lancaster, on board the yacht Lady Ann Magee in Portofino, Italy, Europe.
attends an American football match between the New York Jets and the Dallas Cowboys at Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On their first tour together in over twenty years, the surviving members of The Beach Boys
play at Oskaka Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, Japan. (strong>
are in Havana, Cuba, celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary.
plays at Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.