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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.
, 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.
The Sweetest Girl, by Scritti Politti, enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No64 during a three week stay.
Controversy by Prince peaks at No70 in the Billboard
Hot 100 singles chart in the USA. On the same day, the parent album Controversy reaches No21 in the USA.
Under Pressure, a collaborative single between David Bowie
and Queen, reaches No1 in the UK, making Queen the first band ever to top the single, album and video charts simultaneously.
The Stray Cats open another show for The Rolling Stones
at the Civic Center, St Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Yellow Magic Orchestra release a new album, Technodelic, in Japan, Asia.
, allied with Yoko Ono, announces plans to sue ATV Music for alleged breach of trust, after failing to buy the Lennon-McCartney song publishing company Northern Songs.
Wiltshire's pioneering anarcho-punk band The Subhumans
release a new EP, Demolition War.