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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.
Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy marries Caroline Crowther at St. Elizabeth of Portugal Church, Richmond, Surrey, England, UK, Europe. The wedding reception is at the Kensington Hilton Hotel, with guests including Bob Geldof and Lemmy of Motorhead, after which the newlyweds set off to honeymoon in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, South America
XTC play at The Boomer Theatre, Norman, Oklahoma, USA.
The Tourists play at the Gaumont, Ipswich, England, UK, Europe. Two members of the band, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, will go on to form Eurythmics.
During sessions for his second gospel-influenced album, Saved, Bob Dylan is working on the songs In The Garden and Are You Ready?, at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Sheffield, Alabama.
The Police play the first of two nights at The Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Ramones play in Reggio Emilia, Italy, Europe, supported by The UK Subs.
Lou Reed marries Sylvia Morales at his apartment in Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The musical 42nd Street is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will subsequently move to the Majestic Theatre and then to The St. James Theatre, before finally closing in 1989, having racked up a total of 3,486 performances.
Bob Marley, suffering from terminal cancer, is undergoing treatment at the Issels Clinic in the Bavarian Alps, Germany, Europe. He will remain at the clinic until May 1981.