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Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
Tom Waits is recording his sixth album, Heartattack And Vine, during a month of sessions at Filmways/Heider studios, Hollywood, California, USA.
When Bad Manners play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe, a member of the audience clambers onstage and tries to stab vocalist Buster Bloodvessel. The knifeman is kicked off the stage by band member Louis 'Alphonso' Cook before he can inflict any injury but an audience member is stabbed in the kidneys.
Led Zeppelin play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
More Than I Can Say, a cover of an old hit by The Crickets, enters the UK singles chart in a new version by Leo Sayer.
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Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play the second of three nights at The Palladium, New York City, USA.
Emotional Rescue by The Rolling Stones enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No1.
Jackson Browne plays the second of three nights in Pine Knob, Illinois, USA.
The Doobie Brothers play in Alpine Valley, East Troy, Wisconsin, USA.
Albert Collins plays the second of two nights at Soap Creek Saloon, Austin, Texas, USA.
Dexys Midnight Runners play at King George's Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Duran Duran play at the Edinburgh Summer Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe. For the first time, they appear as the classic line-up with which they will become famous.
Babooshka by Kate Bush enters the UK singles chart.
Iron Maiden play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
He Stopped Loving Her Today by George Jones reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot Country Singles Chart in the USA. The song is Jones' first No1 in six years and revives his flagging career, despite the fact that he himself never liked it.
On a tour in support of their LP Who Are You, The Who play at The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA.
Queen play in the Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
Roomful Of Blues play the second of two nights at The Bottom Line, New York City, USA, with special guest Jimmy Witherspoon.
Give Me The Night by George Benson enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA.
Bob Dylan's latest album, Saved, peaks at No3 in the UK albums chart.