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The Ray River Jazz Band plays at a dance organised by the 5th Swindon (St Paul's) Boy Scout Troop for more than 100 people at Dowling Street Scout Hall, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. Hot dogs with onion and iced lemonade also contribute to a lively evening.
Johnny Kidd And The Pirates play at the opening of the Top Twenty Club in the Town Hall, Bridgewater, England, UK, Europe.
War Paint by The Brook Brothers enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No5 during a stay of 14 weeks.
The Big Three at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Swinging Blue Genes play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. They will find success after changing their name to the Swinging Blue Jeans.
Helen Shapiro, Danny Williams, The Brook Brothers, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor and The Galliards, The Two Tones, The Red Price Combo, Joe Baker and Jack Douglas play at The Granada, Sutton, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play at Merseyside Civil Service Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
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Russ Conway, Bob Miller And The Millermen, The Raindrops and The Reg Wale Four perform live on the BBC Light Programme radio show Parade Of The Pops in London, England, UK, Europe.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Yardbirds play in Stamford Hall, Altrincham, UK.
The Pretty Things enter the UK Top 30 singles chart at No25 with Cry To Me, which had first been a hit in 1962 for Solomon Burke.
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Viewers of the UK tv show Ready, Steady, Go! are treated to an impersonation of Sonny And Cher executed by presenter Cathy McGowan with The Rolling Stones and their manager Andrew Loog Oldham.
The Hollies play at The Pavilion, Buxton, England, UK.
Billy Fury plays at The Savoy, Southsea, England, UK.
George Harrison of The Beatles and his wife Pattie are in Monte Carlo, Europe, for the opening day of the Monaco Grand Prix. During the day they hang out with the racing drivers and watched Britain's Jackie Stewart win the first Formula One race of the season.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays a gig at The Ricky-Tick, Windsor, England, UK, Europe.
Chuck Berry plays during a six night engagement at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are Eric Burdon And The Animals plus The Steve Miller Band.
Aynsley Dunbar's Retaliation play at the Alex Disco in the Alexandra Rooms, New Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with DJ Kazoon.
Dusty Springfield begins a week long engagement at Batley Variety Club, Batley, England, UK, Europe.
Overson play at The Pied Bull, Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Police play at One Block West, Kansas City, USA.
The Who enter Odyssey Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, and record You Better You Bet for the album Face Dances.
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Law And Order, a solo album by Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, enters the Billboard album chart in the USA where it will peak at No32 during a six-week stay.
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The Moody Blues play the first of two nights at Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Prince is once again named Best International Artist at the 11th annual BRIT Awards, held at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK.
Blur play at Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK.
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Shakin' Stevens plays at The Liesure Centre, Stevenage, England, UK.
Kate Rusby plays at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Hawkwind, Arthur Brown and Tim Blake play at The Academy II, Manchester, England, UK.
U2 play at the City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, UK, supported by Snow Patrol.
Oasis play at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Lenny Kravitz plays at Brixton Apollo, London, England, UK.
Mavis Staples plays at the Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
We Are Scientists play at The Little Civic, Wolverhampton, England, UK.
We Are Scientists play at The Cluny, Newcastle, England, UK.
On their Don't Believe The Truth tour, Oasis play at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
Stephen Malkmus of Pavement fame, plays at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
HAL play at The Roisin, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Howard Jones plays at The Thwaites Empire, Blackburn, England, UK, supported by Duncan Sheik.
Polish superstar Anita Lipnicka releases her fourth album, Hard Land Of Wonder, in the UK. Much of the album was recorded at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios in Box, Wiltshire, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones longform video Some Girls - Live In Texas 1978 is certified as a gold video by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Andy Bell (best-known as one half of Erasure) performs the song-cycle Torsten The Bareback Saint at The St. James Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. It will be released four days later as his fourth solo album.
Calvin Harris, Outkast, The Kooks, NOFX, Darkside, Black Sun Empire, La Roux, and others play on the final day of the seven-day long Sziget Festival, Óbudai-Sziget, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
Bill Haley’s Comets, Dave Edmunds and Mike Berry play on the first night of the 10th annual Eddie Cochran Festival in Monkton Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK.
Blaue Blume release their debut LP, Syzygy, on Brilliante Records in the UK.
The biographical documentary The Most Dangerous Band In the World : The Story Of Guns N' Roses has its worldwide premiere on BBC Four tv at 10pm in the UK.
On her Delirium tour, Ellie Goulding plays at The Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania, with special guests Years And Years.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the second of two nights at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
Roger Goula releases his debut LP, Overview Effect, on Cognitive Shift Recordings/One Little Indian, in the UK.
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