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John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles are on holiday in Paris, France, Europe.
Mick Slaven, guitarist of Scottish cult band Bourgie Bourgie is born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The City Hall, Perth, Scotland, UK.
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails is born in Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA.
Billboard magazine in the USA reviews The Pretty Things debut LP, declaring, "the group should break through in the US via this raucous, rock debut of exciting teen-age material"
The Beatles release a new single, Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane, in the USA.
In the early hours of the morning, The Rolling Stones complete filming of their ill-fated tv special, Rock'n'Roll Circus, at Intertel Studios, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe. Guests include John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Eric Clapton, Taj Mahal, Jethro Tull, Marianne Faithfull, Mitch Mitchell and The Who.
Traffic play at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Free play at McIlroy’s Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, where the audience includes a young aspiring rock musician, Andy Partridge, who will find success as the leader of XTC.
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New drummer Phil Collins plays his first gig with Genesis at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, UK. Support band for the night is Amazing Blondel.
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The Doors and Badfinger play at Painter's Mill Music Theater, Owings Mills, Maryland, USA.
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Influential guitarist Roy Buchanan releases his eponymous debut album on Polydor Records in the USA.
The Miamis and The Infliktors play at The Rat Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On his his 97-date Purple Rain tour, Prince plays the last of five nights at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the Orange County Fair, Middletown, New York State, USA.
The Jesus And Mary Chain, supported by Nine Inch Nails, play at The Livingroom, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Soundgarden play at The Riviera, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The live album 101 by Depeche Mode is awarded double platinum status in Canada.
Billboards, a ballet based on the works of Prince and devised by The Joffrey Ballet, is premiered at Hancher Auditorium, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.
7 by Prince peaks at No7 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA.
Billy Bragg, Terry Walker, Suggs and The Mitchell Brothers play at the London United Festival in Burgess Park, London, England, UK.
Primal Scream headline the second night of the three-day-long Connect Festival at Inverary Castle, Argyll And Bute, Scotland, UK, Europe. Also appearing on this night are Mogwai, Teenage Fanclub and others.
It is reported that Bob Dylan has cancelled dates in Beijing, Shanghai, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong because the Chinese Ministry of Culture has refused permission for him to play in Beijing and Shanghai.
Velvet Underground co-founder John Cale is awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in the UK.
Green Day play at The Jammin Festival, Venice, Italy, Europe, with 30 Seconds To Mars, Rise Against and The Editors
Mark Lanegan plays at Union Chapel, Islington, London, England, UK.
Blonde Redhead play at The Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Muse play at The Arena, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe, supported by Bastille.
The Wave Pictures begin a British tour at The Portland Arms, Cambridge, UK.
Barclay James Harvest, with guests Gordon Giltrap and Oliver Wakeman, play at The Wharf, Tavistock, UK.
Elton John with The Million Dollar Piano is playing at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
HAIM play at First Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
BiS (aka Brand-new idol Society) play a final show at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan, Asia, before disbanding.
Daughtry play at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
The Vans Warped Tour '14, featuring Air Dubai, Cute Is What We Aim For, Less Than Jake, Bowling For Soup, Bayside, Echosmith and others plays at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, USA.
Elvis Costello plays at The Burg Theatre, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
On their On Stage Together tour, Paul Simon And Sting play at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Ron Sayer and Charlotte Joyce release a new live LP, Live At The Little Theatre, on Sayer Music Ltd, in the UK.
Imagine Dragons play at Aegon Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe.
Serve The People! Serve The Rock! China's Post-Cultural Revolution Yaogun, is held in New York City, USA. The event is an exhibition celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the birth of Chinese rock music.
On their America Latina Ole Tour, The Rolling Stones play the first of three nights at Estadio Ciudad de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina, South America.
Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) plays at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
As the final date of their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play the second of two nights at Genting Arena, Birmingham, England, Europe, supported by Rival Sons.
On their WorldWired tour, Metallica play the last of three nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, North America, supported by Iggy Pop.
As part of the advance promotion for their upcoming Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play a live concert at the 6Music Festival in Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Boom Band, Jo Harman, Elles Bailey, Lisa Mills, Blue Dog, The Lightnin' Hobos and others play at The Saddleback Blues Festival in Devizes Sports Club, Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
On the North American leg of their WorldWired tour, Metallica play at Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, supported by Avenged Sevenfold and Gojira.