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When The Grateful Dead play at Pauley Pavilion, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA, Bob Weir changes the lyrics of their song Jack Straw from "we used to play for silver, now we play for life," to "we used to play for silver, now we play for Clive." This is a reference to Clive Davis, the boss of Arista Records, for which the band records. In several subsequent concerts, Weir will make the same change in the song's lyric.
When Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers play at Winterland Arena, San Francisco, California, USA, Petty is dragged down into the crowd and injured by over-excited fans.
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At a cost of just £200 Iron Maiden record their first demos, at Spaceward Studios, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.