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, the first black person to have been featured regularly on television in the United Kingdom, dies aged 90 in Highgate, London, England, UK, Europe. He was perhaps best-known for his frequent appearances on the BBC current affairs show Tonight. He was also a political activist, working to increase recognition of the achievements and rights of black people. In 1974, he set up the Drum Arts Centre in London, to provide a springboard and a national centre for black artistic talent.
Singer and actor
Calypso singer Cy Grant
, remembered by millions for his frequent appearances singing topical songs on BBC tv show Tonight in the 50s and 60s, dies aged 90
, in London, UK.
Nearly 100 artworks including thirty large paintings from The Drawn Blank Series
by Bob Dylan
are the subject of an art exhibition which opens at the Halcyon Gallery, London, UK.
plays at the Circus Maximus Theatre at Caesars Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Two people in a pick-up truck are killed
when a tour bus carrying country star Trace Adkins
' band crashes into it while en route to Bossier City, Louisiana, USA. Adkins, already in Louisiana, goes to the scene immediately after hearing about the crash. Adkins also cancels the band's next live show.
On their Black Ice
world tour, AC/DC
play the second of three nights at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
play a free show at The Midland, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
play at the PhilSports Arena, Pasig, Philippines, Asia.
play at Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Aston Merrygold of boyband JLS holds his 22nd birthday party at the nightclub Alto in Soho, London, UK. Guests at the party include Rochelle Wiseman of girl group The Saturdays
play at the AT And T Centre, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
by Ke$ha reaches No1 in the European Hot 100 Singles chart.