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Yoshio Tabata is born in Matsusaka, Mie prefecture, Japan. Asia. He will become a popular singer and guitarist, making his record debut in 1939.
Comedian, entertainer and singer Danny Kaye entertains troops of the 5th RCT, 24th U.S. Infantry Division, during a show Held Near Kumsong, Korea, Asia.
Having been stolen in Derby, England, UK, Europe, the day before, a Sunbeam Alpine motor car, owned by UK pop idol Cliff Richard, is recovered 300 miles away in Dundee, Scotland.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play in the NME All Star Show at The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe.
Del Shannon is on tour in Japan, Asia.
Rumours appear in national UK newspapers of a romance developing between Cliff Richard and dancer Jackie Irving. (She will, in due course, marry Adam Faith.)
Cliff Richard is seen on the UK tv show Cinema, being interviewed about his acting career.
Hong Kong band The Fabulous Echoes open for ten weeks at The Sahara Hotel Lake Tahoe, California, USA.
The Beatles release a new EP in Japan on Odeon Records, featuring the tracks Yesterday, You're Going To Lose That Girl, The Night Before and Act Naturally.
The Beatles release their latest single, Lady M adonna, in Japan, Asia, on Odeon Records.
Jazz flautist Paul Horn – who has lately been studying with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh, India, Asia, - records his album Inside, in the Taj Mahal, using the unique acoustics of the building to enhance his improvisations.
The Bee Gees, Cliff Richard, The Hollies, The Tremeloes and The Seekers all appear on the 50th edition of BBC radio show Saturday Club, in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Charles Lloyd Quartet arrives in Manila, Philippines, Asia. to play a week of shows at American Military bases.
Bob Dylan plays the first of three nights at Matsishita Denki Taiibukan, Hirakata City, Osaka Fu, Japan.
Asia play at The Frank Erwin Centre, Austin, Texas, USA.
On their World Infestation Tour Ratt play the last of three nights at Tokyo Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays the fourth of five nights at Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, Asia, to an audience of 38,000.
Duran Duran play at The Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan.
The Police play at Kinroo Kaikan, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Bob Dylan performs with The New Tokyo Symphony Orchestra at The Great Music Experience, an all-star show at Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan, Asia. The event, which also features Joni Mitchell, The Chieftains, Ry Cooder, Jon Bon Jovi, INXS, Wayne Shorter and Richie Sambora is broadcast live in over 50 countries.
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Cliff Richard spends the second of three days recording tracks in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with backing vocals supplied by The Jordannaires.
The Spice Girls play their first-ever live show at the Abdi İpekçi Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, Eurasia. The group had achieved global success without ever playing a live show.
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A double CD hybrid SA-CD version of Bob Dylan's classic 1966 album Blonde On Blonde is released in Japan.
The Backstreet Boys play in Hongkou Stadium, Shanghai, Asia.
Namie Amuro releases her 28th solo single, Want Me Want Me, on Avex Trax, in Japan, Asia.
Lostprophets release their fourth studio album, The Betrayed, in Japan and South Korea.
The Manhattan Transfer play the second of five nights at The Blue Note, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Kool And The Gang play in the Theatres By The Bay Concert Hall, Singapore, Asia.
Nicki Minaj releases her second studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, in Brazil, China, Denmark, New Zealand and The Netherlands
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of three nights at The Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Asia.
Van Dyke Parks plays at Billboard Live, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Frank Turner plays at Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
The Rolling Stones play at The Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China, Asia.
Travis play at EX Theater Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie plays at The Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
2NE1 play the second of two nights at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Tak Matsumoto plays at Nagoya Blue Note, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
On her Red Tour, Taylor Swift plays at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia.
Royksopp and Robyn release their collaborative EP Do It Again in Hong Kong, Asia.
Japanese retro-shoegaze quartet Taffy release the compilation album Plus +++ on ClubAC30 Records in the UK.
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The highest new entry in the Weekly K-Pop Music Chart Top Ten Singles is Red by Hyuna, rising ten places to No4.
Laboum release a new single, Pit-a-Pat, in South Korea, Asia.
Billboard magazine announces that The Rolling Stones, with three shows at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, on February 26, March 4 and 6 for a total of 147,493 people taking in a gross of $27,946,751, achieved the biggest-earning single concert run of 2014. The Stones total for the year was $134m, making theirs the No1 tour.
It is reported that South Korean electronics giant Samsung has struck an unprecedented $25m deal to sponsor Rihanna’s upcoming Anti album and its accompanying tour.
Joanna Newsom plays the first of two nights at Christ Shinagawa Church Gloria Chapel, Tokyo, Japan, Oceania.
On their Get Weird tour, Little Mix play at the Kia Theatre, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
GFRIEND and GOT7 play at TORONTO KPOP CON 2016 in Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Radiohead release their ninth album, A Moon Shaped Pool, as a CD and vinyl album on XL Recordings worldwide.
Mikio Fujioka, heavy metal guitarist with the band Babymetal, falls from an observation tower while stargazing. He will die a few days later from the injuries he sustains.
It is reported that large numbers of K-pop fans have been registering for US President Donald Trump's comeback rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, with no intention of attending. Their plan is to reduce attendance at the rally.
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