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, co-founder and former lead singer of popular all-female Motown
group, The Marvelettes
, dies aged 66 in a nursing home in Sherman Oaks, California, USA, where she had been recuperating from a stroke.
play at The Nagoya Dome, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
and his wife Perla host a preview of the guitarist's items which are going up for auction at Julien's Auctions Gallery in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
release a new album, Forevermore, in the USA.
Brian May and Roger Taylor
appear on BBC tv show Breakfast in the UK to promote an upcoming documentary celebrating forty years of the band.
Agents for the federal government in the USA execute four search warrants on The Gibson Guitar company's facilities in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee
, USA. The agents seize several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars. Gibson has to cease its manufacturing operations and send workers home for the day, while armed agents execute the search warrants. The search is undertaken because the Federal Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. has suggested that the use of wood from India that is not finished by Indian workers is illegal. If the same wood from the same tree had been finished by Indian workers, the material would be legal.
, Cheap Time, Wax Idols and The Touch-Me-Nots play at The Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco, California, USA.
Liverpudlian psych-folk trio Stealing Sheep
, release the EP Noah And The Paper Moon, on Heavenly Records in the UK.
Between shows on her current tour, Britney Spears
spends some time shopping in The Galleria mall, Houston, Texas, USA.