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Marcia Ball plays at Soap Creek Saloon, Austin, Texas, USA.
To demonstrate his disgust for the phenomenon of disco music, deejay Steve Dahl sparks
a riot by blowing up a huge pile of disco records with dynamite during a White Sox vs Detroit Tigers game at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Fans bringing disco records for Dahl to destroy are given entrance to the game for just $1.
dies of cancer, aged just 31, in Los Angeles, California, USA. Blessed with an extraordinarily pure five-octave vocal range, this Chicago-born singer became one of the most admired singers of her era, fronting the ground-breaking psychedelic soul band Rotary Connection
in the 60s, and then, as a solo performer, reaching No1 in the Billboard
Top 40 Singles chart with Lovin' You