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Former Thin Lizzy leader Phil Lynott's new band Grand Slam plays its debut gig at The Castle Inn, Galway, Eire, Europe, followed by a tour of Ireland.
Paul Hardcastle achieves his first UK chart entry with You're The One For Me, which will peak at No41.
UB40 play at Edenhalle, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
The newly-issued Billboard Top 100 singles chart in the USA includes a record-breaking 40 British acts.
On his About Face tour, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd plays at Tivoli Hall, Strasbourg, France, Europe.
The Caterpillar by The Cure enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No14.
Frankie Goes To Hollywood play the second of two nights at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
Radio Ga Ga by Queen peaks at No16 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA.
Morrissey and Johnny Marr of The Smiths perform an acoustic version of This Charming Man on ITV tv show Datarun in the UK. The performance takes place in Morrissey's former primary school, St Wilfreds.
WEA Records in the UK is fined £6,000 by the BPI (British Phonographic Industry) for unethical practices.