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Burlesque troupe The Blue Ribbon Belles are appearing at The Star Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
is born in Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
David Foster is born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He will find success as a recording artist, record producer and songwriter, working with Paul McCartney
, The Bee Gees
, Neil Sedaka
, Whitney Houston
, Celine Dion
, Cher and many more. He will notch up over fifteen Grammy Awards
and become a familiar figure on such US tv shows as Popstars, American Idol, The Princes Of Malibu and Nashville Idol.
And His Orchestra play the tenth night of two weeks at The Palomar Club, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
is born in Gimli Hospital, Husavik, Manitoba, Canada. He will find success as a guitarist with bands including Somebody's Mother, Retreat, Cool Water and The Gators.
Dennis Bovell [aka Blackbeard] is born in St. Peter, Barbados. As a solo artist and as a producer, he will become one of the key figures on the London reggae scene of the late '70s and early '80s. He is perhaps best-known as co-founder of the band Matumbi.
And The Hurricanes play at The Casino Ballroom, Leigh, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe. The drummer in the band is Ringo Starr
, later to play with The Beatles
records Hello Walls
, Buddy, So Much To Do and Within Your Crowd at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, with producer Chet Atkins
. Musicians on the session are Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Velma Smith, Jerry Kennedy and Jerry Reed [guitars], Pete Drake
records Fist City, I've Got Texas In My Heart and Living My Lifetime For You at Bradley's Barn
, Mount Juliet, Tennessee, USA.
is working on recording of the instrumentals Gator Rag, Gator Rag 2 and Gator Stomp with the Stray Gators.
The Cars play in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
UK 2-Tone band The Beat play the second of three nights in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Blues pianist/guitarist Baby Doo Caston
, who often worked with Willie Dixon
, dies aged 70 of heart disease at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Matthew John Trippe
of Tampa, Florida, USA, files an unusual lawsuit against Motley Crue
. Trippe, who has a history of mental health issues and trouble with the law, claims that he was secretly hired to pose as Nikki Sixx and toured, wrote and recorded with the band for a time during 1983 and 1984.
Pump by Aerosmith
is awarded 5x Platinum status in Canada.
The first Sonoria Festival has its last of three days in Parco Aquatica, Milan, Italy, Europe. Artists appearing on this day are Peter Gabriel
, Chris Rea
, Dwight Yoakam
, Remmy Ongala And Orchestre Super Matimila, Ara Ketu, The Archie Shepp
Quartet, Juan Formell y Los Van Van, Keziah Jones, Khaled, and Pitura Freska.
play at Prospera Place, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
During a radio interview, Bono
gives out the phone number of Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin and urges the public to call him to protest against his failure to implement his promises about boosting foreign aid.
The Duhks play at The Venue, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Richmond Royal Canadian Mounted Police announce that, following an investigation, no charges will be laid
against Justin Bieber
, relating to accusations made in October by a 12-year-old, who claimed the pop idol punched him in the face at a Canadian Laser Tag park.
A Blue Plaque in honour of The Who
is unveiled at the legendary Goldhawk Haw Social Club, in Shepherds Bush, London, Engl;and, UK, where the band played numerous gigs over fifty years earlier.
release their seventh album Drones
on Warner Bros. Records in the USA, Canada, Spain and Italy.
Thirteen minutes into his set at The Pan-American Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Kanye West
throws his microphone into the air and storms off the stage
. It is later stated that he had been suffering "technical difficulties".
begins a North American tour with a show at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
play at Bestival, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
plays at The Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.