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On their Warming Up The Band tour, Nightfly play at The Whitehouse, Whitehaven, England, UK, Europe. The recently-formed band includes former Whitesnake guitarist Micky Moody and Zak Starkey, son of The Beatles' Ringo Starr.
Prince plays the first of two nights at Tacoma Dome, Arizona, USA.
The Commodores play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Whitney Houston releases her debut album, Whitney Houston, on Arista Records in the USA.
Morrissey of The Smiths holds an indie fanzine press conference at the offices of his record company, Rough Trade, in London, England, UK, Europe, to promote the release of the new album Meat Is Murder.
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Claudia Brucken, vocalist of German band Propaganda, gets married in Acapulco, Mexico, North America, to Paul Morley, rock journalist and director of ZTT Records.
On the first anniversary of his wedding to Renate Blauel, Elton John releases a Valentine's Day single, Breaking Hearts.
The Three Degrees play at The Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
It is reported in the UK's Smash Hits magazine that Scottish pop-rock band Orange Juice has split up following the failure of their single What Presence?! Front man Edwyn Collins is planning a solo career, and drummer Zeke Manyika is still signed to Polydor Records.
At The Jackson family home, 4641 Hayvenhurst Avenue, Encino, California, USA, Michael Jackson assists in the birth of a baby deer to his pair of pet deers, Prince and Princess. As the baby is born on Valentine's Day, he names it Valentino.
Dead Or Alive, The Colour Field, Killing Joke, The Smiths and Elaine Paige And Barbara Dickson appear on tv music show Top Of The Pops in the UK. The show is presented by Simon Bates and Janice Long.
Mikey Dread plays at Dingwalls Camden Lock, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Love And Pride tour, hitmakers King, play at Hull University, Hull, England, UK, Europe.
The Stranglers play at The Guildhall, Preston, England, UK, Europe.
On their In The Long Grass tour, The Boomtown Rats play at The Arts Centre, Poole, England, UK, Europe.
Two weeks after having recorded On The Other Hand, Randy Travis signs a new recording contract with Warner Bros. in the USA.
Microdisney play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Commodores play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.