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Diana Ross is playing during a week of shows at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
When Echo And The Bunnymen headline the first York Rock Festival at York Racecourse, Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe, there is an altercation between singer Ian McCulloch of The Bunnymen, and bouncer Eric Newby. McCulloch claims to have been beaten up backstage, but Newby denies the charge. The accusation will be repeated in court in early 1985. Also on the bill at York are Spear Of Destiny, Sisters Of Mercy, The Chameleons and The Redskins.
On their Condition Critical tour, Quiet Riot play at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
Paul Hardcastle enters the UK singles chart with Rain Forest, which will subsequently become a No1 dance hit in the USA.
The first York Rock Festival, at York Racecourse, York, Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe, features Echo And The Bunnymen, Spear Of Destiny, The Sisters Of Mercy, The Redskins and The Chameleons.
Freddie Mercury of Queen takes a tumble on the stage steps in the Europahalle, Hanover, Germany, Europe, tearing ligaments in his knee.
Bobby Womack plays the second of three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
John Waite reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with Missing You.
On his Born In The USA tour, Bruce Springsteen plays the second of two nights at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Grace Under Pressure tour, Rush play the last of three nights at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On her Fun tour, Cyndi Lauper plays at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine Meadows, California, USA.
Dio and Queensryche play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Michael Jackson attends a dinner in Washington DC, USA, in honour of three young people who won a nationwide contest to write essays on an anti-drink-and-driving theme.