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Curtis Mayfield appears in Sight And Sound In Concert on BBC2 tv in the UK, live from The Marcus Garvey Centre in Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Tina Turner plays at The Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Blues 'N Trouble play at The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Billy Bragg plays at City Limits, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
Conflict, Vex and Icons play at The Boat Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
UK music paper Sounds reports that Status Quo have decided, after 22 years, to stop touring, and will shortly be setting off on their End Of The Road tour. Almost needless to say, it will prove to be far from the end of their touring life.
The Boomtown Rats play at The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe, England, UK, Europe.
Ozzy Osbourne plays at The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA, supported by Motley Crue.
Marillion play at The Capitol, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Diamond Head play at The Sherwood Rooms, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Magnum play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Chevalier Brothers play at The Fridge, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Carmen And The Beach Girls.
Stan Webb's Chicken Shack play at The Bald Faced Stag, Edgware, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that Psychic TV has lost two members, Peter Christopherson and Geoff Rushton, but that founder Genesis P. Orridge is planning to continue the band.
John Otway plays at The Pavilion, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Saxon play at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Johnny Osbourne, Misty In Roots, Orchestre Jazira and Mutabaruka play at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK, Europe.
Spear Of Destiny play at The University, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Curtis Mayfield plays at The Hummingbird, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Thriller by Michael Jackson enters the Billboard US Top Ten Singles chart in its second week on the chart. The last single to achieve this feat was Imagine by John Lennon in 1971.
John Miles plays at The Forum, Hatfield, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Industry play at The Leadmill, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Simple Minds play at Leisureland, Galway, Ireland, Europe.
The Waterboys play their first concert, at The Batschkapp Club, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Manowar make a personal appearance at Shades, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, at 12.30pm.
Menudo play the fifth of a ten-day series of shows at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
The Higsons play at West Hall College, Watford, England, UK, Europe. Vocalist Charlie Higson will find greater success as a comedian, actor and novelist.
Dead Or Alive play at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Smiths' British tour plays at the University of Essex, Colchester, England, UK, Europe.
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Dumpy's Rusty Nuts play at The Memorial Hall, Newmarket, England, UK, Europe.
Danielle Dax, Pseudo-Sex and Skint Video play at Thames Polytechnic, Woolwich, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Smiths play at The University Of Essex, Colchester, England, UK, Europe.
Magnum play the first of three nights at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Madonna’s debut album, Madonna, enters the Billboard Top 40 albums chart in the USA.
The March Violets play at The London School Of Economics, London, England, UK, Europe.
Brendan Crocker plays at Band On The Wall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Unit play at PeeWee's, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Whitesnake play at St. Francis Xavier Hall, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
B. Movie and The Kitchen play at Porterhouse, Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
Attila The Stockbroker plays at Teeside Polytechnic, Middlesborough, England, UK, Europe.
Clare Grogan, Bob Geldof and Captain Sensible are among the guests appearing on Saturday Superstore on BBC1-tv in the UK.
Duran Duran's Sing Blue Silver tour plays at Kiel Auditorium, St Louis, Missouri, USA.
Stockton's Wing play at The Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds, England, UK, Europe.
Katrina And The Waves play at The General Wolfe, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, supported by Furious Apples.
The 1983 Readers' Poll in weekly pop paper Sounds in the UK, chooses Holy Diver by Dio as the best LP of the year, Annie Lennox as female singer, David Coverdale as Sex Object, Ritchie Blackmore as guitarist, Phil Collins as drummer and Boy George as Wally Of The Yaer
Hawkwind, supported by Bronz, play at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Steve Gibbons Band plays at The Jubilee, Amersham, England, UK, Europe.
Millie Jackson plays at Night Out, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Jazawaki play at Imperial College, London, England, UK, Europe.