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Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
Jon Poulous, drummer of 60s hitmakers The Buckinghams, dies at his home in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from drug-related causes, aged 32.
The Who begin a period of sustained touring with the first of two consecutive nights at Grugahalle, Essen, Germany, Europe.
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Van Halen's third album, Women And Children First, is released in the USA.
Heart play in Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.
On their Ab ba : The Tour tour, Abba play the first of two nights at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The blues musical Blues In The Night, opens at Playhouse 46, New York City, USA, where it will run for 51 performances.
G.E.Smith, guitarist for Hall And Oates, marries Gilda Radner, a star of US tv show Saturday Night Live.
Paul McCartney begins two days of filming the video for his single, Coming Up, at Ewart Television Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. In the video, McCartney plays the roles of all the members of his band.
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Dark Side Of the Moon by Pink Floyd notches up its 303rd week on the Billboard Albums Chart in the USA, breaking the record set by Carole King's classic Tapestry.
The Police play the second of two nights at Homi Bha Bha Auditorium, Bombay, India, Asia.
Split Enz and The Sports play at The Civic Theatre, Bathurst, Australia, Oceania.
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.
Bob Marley, 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.