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A monument to John Lennon of The Beatles is unveiled in Liverpool, England, UK, by his first wife Cynthia and son Julian on what would have been the star's 70th birthday. The monument, intended to represent peace, is in the shape of a globe with doves flying above. On the same day, Lennon's widow Yoko Ono plays a concert in Reykjavik, Iceland, Europe, and Lennon's original band, The Quarrymen, headline a tribute concert in Central Park, New York City, USA.
Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars reaches No1 in the Canadian Singles Chart.
Ocean Colour Scene play at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Air play at The Movistar Green Festival, Parque de los ninos, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America, with Jamiroqiuai.
Jean Michel Jarre plays at The MEN Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
Tim Robbins and The Rogues Gallery Band play at Espace Julien, Marseille, France.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 'buries' a stainless steel time capsule in honour of John Lennon of The Beatles in its archives. The capsule, containing CDs, DVDs, books and two notes written by Lennon's widow Yoko Ono, is scheduled to be re-opened thirty years later.
Little Lion Man by Mumford And Sons reaches No1 in the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in the USA.
Santana plays at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Napoleon IIIrd plays at The Attic, Bristol, UK.
Mumford And Sons play the second of two nights at The HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London, England, UK, Europe.
Smoking Popes play at Metro, Chicago, IL, USA
Sting and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Dreadzone play at The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Less Than Jake play at The Congress Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Groove Armada play at the Academy, Manchester, UK.