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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.
Asylums In Jerusalem/Jacques Derrida by Scritti Politti, enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No43 during a five week stay.
Too-Rye-Ay by Dexys Midnight Runners enters the UK album chart, where it will peak at No2. The album is produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley.
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In the early hours of the morning, while in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Eddie Van Halen buys a mint condition 1958 Gibson Flying V guitar prototype from famed vintage guitar collector and roadie Dan Martin. Later in the day, on their Hide Your Sheep Tour [aka the K.A.T.N. (Kicking Ass and Taking Names tour) Tour], Van Halen play at Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, supported by After The Fire.
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At Mount Hood Community College, during the first annual Mount Hood Jazz Festival in Gresham, Oregon, USA, a specially assembled band performs a tribute to Steely Dan, playing an entire set of songs composed by the Dan's Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. A studio re-recording of the tracks played at the event will be released six years later by Warner Bros as The Hoops McCann Band Plays The Music of Steely Dan.