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Filming continues on the Prince movie Purple Rain in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Donny And Marie Osmond are undertaking a two-week live engagement in Hamilton, New Zealand, Oceania.
Sarah Vaughan plays at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Rick James plays at The Capital Centre, Landover, Maryland, USA, supported by The SOS Band.
Jazz pianist Bobby Enriquez plays at Huntington Public Library, Long Island, New York State, USA.
On their Born Again tour, Black Sabbath play at The Met Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by Quiet Riot.
Circle Jerks play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by SS Decontrol.
The musical Marilyn : An American Fable, opens at The Minskoff Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for just 17 performances.
Duran Duran's Sing Blue Silver tour plays the second of two nights at the Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
A photo-call for Debbie Harry of Blondie is held at The Ritz Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe.
X play at The Chance, New York City, USA.
Public Image Ltd, aka PiL, play at The LCR, UEA, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Jimmy Buffett plays at The Civic Center, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
An "All Star Party" for Frank Sinatra is held at NBC TV Studios in Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Shout At The Devil tour, Motley Crue play at The Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA.
Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn is born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He will find success as the rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer Future.
On the Bark At The Moon tour, Ozzy Osbourne plays at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their World Piuece tour, Iron Maiden play at The Palais d'Hiver, Lyon, France,. Europe.
The Joe Perry Project plays at The Troubadour, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Austrian-born Hans Spialek, a revered orchestrator of musicals, dies aged 89 of cancer, in New York City, USA. Spialek orchestrated 147 musicals from 1926 to 1967, including Broadway musicals by Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart and others.
The Word of Mouth Band, including Jaco Pastorius and Don Alias, plays at The Beverly Theatre, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Wild Heart tour, Stevie Nicks plays at The Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa, USA.
On their Eliminator tour, ZZ Top play at Victoria Hall, Hanley, England, UK, Europe.
Anita Baker releases a new single, No More Tears, on Beverly Glen Records in the USA.
On their Lick It Up World tour, Kiss play at The Isstadion, Malmo, Sweden, Europe.
At the Beach Music Awards in the USA, Jerry Butler is chosen as Entertainer of the Year.
On their Synchronicity tour, The Police play at The Myriad Center, Oklahoma City, USA.
Gordon Lightfoot plays at The Orpheum Theatre, Davenport, Iowa, USA.
Sweet Honey In The Rock play the second of two nights at The UDC Auditorium, Washington DC, USA.
Elvis Costello And The Attractions play at The Alexandra Rock Theater, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
On his Serious Moonlight tour, David Bowie plays the second of two nights at The RAS Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia, Oceania, supported by The Models.
On their The Present tour, The Moody Blues play at BSU Pavilion, Boise, Idaho, USA.