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On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Red River Valley Speedway, Fargo, North Dakota, USA.
Pete Seeger, The Limeliters, Fred Holstein, Jim Post and The Barrett Sisters play at a 40th Anniversary concert for Sing Out! magazine in Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Walkin' Away by Clint Black spends the second of two weeks at No1 in the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in the USA.
Billy Joel plays at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK.
Angie Bowie begins a legal suit against former husband David Bowie, seeking to lighten his wallet by $56m.
Artists appearing on the first day of The World Series Of Rock event in Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisconsin, USA, include Whitesnake, Bad English, Great White, Hericane Alice and Skid Row.
Stone Roses hold a press conference in The Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester, UK, about the following day's concert at Spike Island.
Billy Taylor and Ramsey Lewis play at The Civic Center Theater, Peoria, Illinois, USA.
On their Beneath The Remains tour, Sepultura play at Zaal Ped, Beerse, Belgium, Europe.
New Kids On The Block enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Step By Step, which will peak at No1, giving them their third and last chart-topper.
Tears For Fears play at The County Bowl, Santa Barbara, California, USA, with Oleta Adams.
The Rolling Stones play at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Nine Inch Nails play at Bacchanal, San Diego, California, USA.
Betty Carter plays at The Bottom Line, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. Tracks recorded at this show will appear on her second Verve Records LP, Droppin' Things.
Marc Ribot's Rootless Cosmopolitans play at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
New Order release a new single, World In Motion, in the UK. It will peak at No1.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, plays at The Royal Court theatre, Liverpool, England, UK.
For the second of two weeks, the No1 song on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada is Help Me Hold On by Travis Tritt.
On the Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California, USA. Lenny Kravitz also plays at this gig.
The Top Five Billboard chart singles in the USA are all by female artists, with the No1 position being held by Madonna's Vogue. The other songs are by Sinead O'Connor, Heart, Wilson Phillips and Janet Jackson.
Madonna secures the Pop Artist Of The Decade, Dance Artist Of The Decade and Dance Single Of The Decade (“Into The Groove”) awards in Billboard magazine's Music Of The 80s Poll.