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Miff Gorling, jazz trombonist, composer and arranger, is born in Stockholm, Sweden.
Michael Putland is born in Harrow, England, UK, Europe. Mr. Putland, aka Mike Putland, will become one of the world's top rock photographers, working with Abba, The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, George Michael, The Cure, Georgie Fame, Frank Zappa and numerous others.
Folk music fiddlers Carl-Eric Berndt and Richard Isacson record Svingedans and Polska for Radiotjanst Records in Sweden.
The Benny Goodman Orchestra performs Air Mail Special during a live radio broadcast in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Zoot Sims Quintet record All The Things You Are, You Go To My Head and Tickle Toe [The Scene Is Clean] for Gazell Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Saxophonist Carl-Henrik Norin records Marcheta for His Master's Voice Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Charlie Parker, accompanied by The Rolf Ericsson/Arne Domnerus Band, plays in The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. On the same bill, Roy Eldridge plays with the Charlie Norman Band.
The MGM musical comedy film Royal Wedding, starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, is released to cinemas in Denmark, Europe.
Marlene Dietrich plays the second of two nights at the Berns Salonger, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Louis Armstrong plays the first of two nights in The Royal Hall, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
I Just Don't Understand by Ann-Margret is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No82.
The Funky Five record Amen and So What for Artist Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Bud Powell Trio plays at Gyllende Cirklen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play at Dans In, Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Carina Jaarnek is born in Sweden, Europe. She will find success as rock and pop guitarist and singer Kina Jaarnek.
The Sonny Rollins-Don Cherry Quartet plays a live date in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Rolling Stones play the second of two nights at the Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. They also record a special for Swedish tv.
Jimi Hendrix and his band collect visas from the Swedish Embassy in London, England, UK, Europe. On the same day, Hendrix writes a deposition decrying Capitol Records' recent release of tracks recorded before he was famous, on the album Get That Feeling. Later, Hendrix jams with John Mayall at Klook's Kleek, Railway Hotel, Hampstead.
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Led Zeppelin play at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Cliff Burton, bass player for Metallica, dies aged 24 when the band's tour bus crashes on icy roads near Ljumgbye, Sweden, Europe, during the Damage Inc. tour.
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After a couple of unannounced club performances, Prince's Sign O' The Times European tour begins in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Ramones play at Hagadals Sportcentrum, Hultsfred, Sweden, Europe.
It is announced that the British hit album Twentysomething by Malmesbury-raised jazz star Jamie Cullum is now also high in the charts in Norway, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Sweden and Austria.
The contents of Polar Studios, where Abba recorded their hits, are sold at auction in Frihamnen, Malmo, Sweden, Europe. The studio was closed down because the rent had more than doubled.
Efterklang play at Stenhammersalen, Göteborg, Sweden, Europe.
The Dears, supported by The Shout Out Louds, play at Fletcher's, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Soundtrack Of Our Lives do a special acoustic show at TT's, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
During a televised interview in Chez Vrony, Zermatt, Switzerland, Europe, Anni-Frid Lyngstadt, better known as Frida of Abba, states that she would be happy to take part in an Abba re-union. The stumbling block, however, is Benny and Bjorn, neither of whom are interested.
Rihanna releases her debut single, Pon De Replay, worldwide (except the USA, where it was released three months earlier) on Def Jam Recordings.
Machine Head play at Arenan, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange voluntarily attends a police station in England in response to a Swedish police request for questioning in relation to a sexual assault investigation. He is arrested and taken into custody, thus beginning a lengthy fight against extradition to Sweden. Folk band The Portraits will be inspired to write their 2012 song Backyard about the way in which the British Government treated Assange.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays the second of two nights at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Rihanna releases a new single, Diamonds, as a digital download in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, the Czech Replic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
The Hives play at The ABC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The Hives play at Tradgarn, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Mogwai play at Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Lykke Li plays at The Observatory, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Marilyn Manson releases his ninth studio LP, The Pale Emperor, in France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and the United Kingdom via Cooking Vinyl Records.
Opening the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at The Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Icona Pop.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York State, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
On their Innocence And Experience tour, U2 cancel tonight's gig at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe, after a man claiming to be an off-duty police officer is discovered carrying a gun in the venue.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
The Cure play at The Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
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