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Jan Harpo Torsten Svensson is born in Bandhagen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. He will find success as popular singer and recording artist Harpo
, best-known for his international hit Moviestar
, accompanied by The Swedish All Stars, plays in Folkets Park, Halsingborg, Sweden, Europe.
The comedy musical film Road To Bali
, starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby
and Dorothy Lamour, is released to cinemas in West Germany, Europe.
The Stan Getz
Quartet plays live in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
And His Orchestra play at Dans In, Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience appear on the Popside TV show, in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. On his way to today's gig at The Tivoli Gardens, Hendrix asks a girl at the Stureplan for directions. Her name is Eva Sundqvist, and she will become his girlfriend. Later that day, the band is turned out of its hotel.
, manager Chas Chandler and road manager Gerry Stickells travel from Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, to Gothenburg to face charges of criminal behaviour. The rest of the touring party returns to the UK, Europe.
Weather Report play at the Olympen, Lund, Sweden.
begins the European leg of her Blonde Ambition
tour with a show at Eriksberg, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
At the Metropole Hotel in London, UK, Bob Dylan
conducts an extensive joint interview with a number of journalists from France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, and Sweden.
On their 360 tour U2
play the second of two nights at Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
The 19th annual Polar Music Prize is presented to Italian conductor and composer Ennio Morricone
and Islandic artist Bjork
, by His Majesty the King of Sweden in a televised ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. Morricone and Bjork
each receive prize money of 1m Swedish kronor [USD 122 000/EUR 92 000.]
Swedish House Mafia
announce via their website that they will split up after embarking on "One Last Tour" later in the year.
play at The O2 Academy, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The organisers of Sweden's popular Peace And Love music festival declare bankruptcy, and announce that the 2013 festival in Borlange, Sweden, Europe has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales
. The 40,000 capacity event was to have been headlined by Depeche Mode
play at The Boulder Theatre, Boulder, Colorado, USA.
and Taken By The Sun play at Reggie's Rock Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their Dones World Tour
play at Rock In Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Europe. Also on the bill are The Hives
, Danko Jones, Saint Vitus, Bonaparte, Mayburn.
performs on stage at the Billboard
Winterfest at Park City Live!, Park City, Utah, USA.
On her Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour, Mariah Carey
plays at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
play at The Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.