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's Gold Experience Japanese tour opens in Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Dylan and Crosby, Stills & Nash play in a private event, sponsored by Japan’s largest brokerage house, Nomura Securities, at the Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona.
Shortly after tonight's sell-out show at the Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA, Ozzy Osbourne
is hospitalized with an upper respiratory lung infection, forcing him to cancel the next month of dates.
releases her 4th English language album, Falling Into You
, in The USA and Canada. It will go on to achieve 32m sales worldwide.
Connor Ball, bassist of The Vamps
is born in Aberdeen, Scotland.
release their third album, Lovelife, in the UK on 4AD Records. It will peak at No8 in the UK albums chart.
The Magnetic Fields release the album Get Lost in the UK on Setanta Records.
Rob Pilatus of disgraced pop duo Milli Vanilli
is jailed for ninety days in Los Angeles, California, USA, for three violent attacks and parole violation.
tapes a tv special with the Boston Pops Orchestra in the USA.
's spring tour ends with a show at the Star Lake Amphitheater, Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, USA. Aimee Mann
joins Dylan, playing guitar on the final song Rainy Day Women Nos 12 And 35.
Fire damages Eric Clapton
's house in Chelsea, London, UK. The second floor is gutted and a first floor gallery is badly damaged, but Clapton manages to rescue his guitars. Clapton also owns the
The Spencer Davis
Group plays at The Twin Towns Services Club, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania
Susannah and Wendy Melvoin, younger sisters of Smashing Pumpkins
? member Jonathan Melvoin
, issue a statement describing his recent death from heroin overdose as "a tragedy and a travesty, a freak accident ... A recreational digression took a deadly turn, and we pray that our loss will not be' in vain... We are consoled in our grief only by the hope that the circumstances surrounding Jonathan's death will inspire at least one person to reconsider before challenging the vagaries of fate."
performs at the Olympic Games closing party in Atlanta, Georgia.
During a show by Kiss at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, a fan throws his prosthetic leg onstage. All four members of the band sign the leg and throw it back to him.
On their X-Factour tour
, Iron Maiden
play at Auditorio Coca-Cola, Monterrey, Mexico, Central America. This show marks the end of the 138-date tour.
release a new single, Virus, on EMI Records in the UK.
Because brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher
are arguing, Oasis
cancel tonight's show in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, plus the four remaining dates of this tour.
At a match between The Texas Rangers and The Milwaukee Brewers in Arlington, Texas, USA, country singer-songwriter Steve Wariner
performs The American National Anthem. The Rangers win the game, 6-2.
play at the UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, supported by The Deftones
issues a press statement in which he looks forward to his forthcoming show in Tunisia, declaring, "I am particularly delighted that this concert will be in Tunisia, a peaceful and tolerant nation which cares equally for men, women and children."
Wiltshire's most successful-ever blues band, The Hoax
, play at The Brook
A new concert version of the stage musical Chicago
, set in prohibition-era Chicago, opens on Broadway
, New York City, USA. This revised version will set a record for recovering its initial costs faster than any other musical in history.
While playing at a gala benefit in The Woman's Club of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, Tiny Tim
suffers his second heart attack on stage and he dies shortly after at the Hennepin County Medical Center. His remains are entombed in a mausoleum in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.