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. His violent life and crimes will inspire, among others, the songs Ned Kelly (1971) by Johnny Cash
, The Ballad Of Ned Kelly
(1970) by Fotheringay and Blame It On The Kellys by Waylon Jennings
Notorious outlaw Ned Kelly is hanged at Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia,
Highett Public Hall
is opened in Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia, with a dance at which music is provided by "the Moorabbin Band, under the direction of Mr Brine", which "allowed young and old to perform old time dances while the youth Charlestoned gaily around the floor. This new dance craze amongst the younger members using 'every known step and some unknown' brought expressions of admiration from some onlookers."
Twin brothers Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb of The Bee Gees
are born in the Isle Of Man.
Mockin' Bird Hill
is the current No1 single in Australia, based on combined sales of versions by by Donald Peers and Jim Gussey.
Rock And Roll Music/Honey Don't by The Beatles
reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart for the first of four weeks.
play at The Pavilion, Bournemouth, England, UK.
play at Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich plus Grapefruit
plays the second of three nights at The Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania
play at Festival Hall, Melbourne, on their first tour of Australia, Oceania
. While in Melbourne, they record the song Driven To Tears.
On their The Hard Way tour, Steve Earle
And The Dukes play at The Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia, Oceania
Jazz guitarist Ike Isaacs
dies in Sydney, Australia. Considered to be among the foremost plectrum guitarists of his era, he is best remembered for his collaborations with Stephane Grappelli.
Mudvayne play at The Arena, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania
Air Supply, having just played their first ever gig in Havana, Cuba, find themselves stranded on the island as Hurricane Dennis causes devastation in the Caribbean.
At least eleven people die and forty are injured during a stampede caused by the collapse of a wire fence at the Mawazine festival
at the Hay Nahda stadium in Rabat, Morocco, Africa. The nine-day-long event featured international stars including Kylie Minogue
, Algerian rai singer Khaled, Alicia Keys
and Stevie Wonder
play at The Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia.
On their Changed tour, Rascal Flatts
play at The Convention Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania
In the wake of rumours that Malcolm Young of AC/DC
has suffered a stroke
, Brian Johnson, the band's frontman, confirms that "a member of the band is suffering from a "debilitating illness".
, Lulu, Deacon Blue
, Donnie MacLean and The Prides perform during the closing ceremony of The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
release a new LP, Illegals In Heaven, on Fire Records in the UK.
, Kings Destroy and Holy Serpent play at The Transit Bar, Canberra, Australia, Oceania
plays at Domain Stadium, Perth, Western Australia, Oceania