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Central America

Maria de luz Flores is born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. She will find fame as mariachi singer Lucha Reyes.
The Boston Crabs record Down In Mexico at Studio 3, Abbey Road, London, UK.
A Massed Bands Musicians Day is held at The Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, California, USA.
Kid Rena's Delta Jazz Band record Panama, Gettysburg March, Milenberg Joys, Lowdown Blues, High Society, Clarinet M armalade, Weary Blues and Get It Right, for Delta/Riverside Records at WWL Radio Station, Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The movie musical Till The Clouds Roll By starring Judy Garland, June Allyson, Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, Tony Martin and others is released to cinemas in Mexico, Central America.
Although neither has actually divorced their previous spouse, country singer Margaret Whiting marries jazz piano player Lou Busch, a.k.a. Joe 'Fingers' Carr, in Chihuahua, Mexico.
The Walt Disney animated film Cinderella, including the songs A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes, Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, So This is Love, Sing Sweet Nightingale, The Work Song, and Cinderella, is released to cinemas in Mexico.
Buddy Holly and The Crickets record Words Of Love at producer Norman Petty's recording studio in Clovis, New Mexico, USA.
Ben E. King, with Stan Applebaum's Orchestra, records Perfidia, Sweet And Gentle, Amor, Frenesi and Souvenir Of Mexico for Atco Records in New York City, USA.
Nat King Cole, accompanied by The Ralph Carmichael Orchestra, records Tres Palabras, Piel Canela and Solamente Una Vez, for Capitol Records in Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Bill Haley And His Comets play the second night in a three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Chubby Checker plays the first of ten nights at the National Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Chubby Checker plays the third of ten nights at The National Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Chubby Checker plays the fifth of ten nights at the National Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
The Good Companions release Away Rio backed with The Eddystone Light on Goldust Records of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.
The Animals play in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
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The Monkees play the first of two nights at the Club Forum, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Popular easy-listening pianist/organist and singer Earl Grant, dies from injuries incurred in a car crash in Lordsburg, New Mexico, USA, on his way back from a performance in Juarez, Mexico. .
Led Zeppelin play in The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
David Bowie begins work on the film The Man Who Fell To Earth, in New Mexico, USA.
Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler, famed for his 1966 hit The Ballad Of The Green Berets, dies in Tennessee, USA, aged 49, from a bullet wound in his head, sustained three months earlier in Guatemala, where he was said to have been training Contra rebels. Sadler's life had been peppered with many violent incidents, including two earlier shootings in which he was implicated as the perpetrator.
Bob Dylan and his band spend the second of two days rehearsing in Austin, Texas, USA, for upcoming live dates in Mexico.
While preparing for the next gigs in his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson is staying in his suite of rooms on the 42nd floor of the Hotel President Stouffer, Mexico City, Mexico.
The Secure Digital Music Initiative (SDMI), a system designed to enable online, convenient, legal access to digital music by creating new digital distribution systems, invites hackers and cryptanalaysts to break its proposed digital watermarking scheme for protecting digital music. Hackers will break the system quickly and completely, and SDMI will effectively be abandoned in 2001.
Wilco play in the Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, supported by The Handsome Family.
The film North Country, starring Charlize Theron, is released in Brazil, Panama and Poland. The movie features several Bob Dylan songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
During their Viva La Vida tour, Radiohead play the second of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
Porcupine Tree play at Escenica, Monterrey, Mexico, Central America.
Heavy rock band Korn announce that they will boycott BP products on their upcoming tour to protest against the company's failure to control their environmentally disastrous oil leak into the Gulf of Mexico.
The Backstreet Boys announce that they, following the lead of hard rockers Korn, will boycott fuel giants British Petroleum while on tour, to protest the devastating oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico.
Lady Gaga joins the increasing groundswell of artists who, following the lead of hard rockers Korn, will boycott fuel giants British Petroleum while on tour, to protest the devastating oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. Other artists supporting the boycott now include Rise Against, Mayhem, Disturbed, Godsmack, Slightly Stoopid, Rob Zombie, Megadeth, Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society, Anthrax, Creed, Filter, Hellyeah and Flogging Molly.
On their Hurricane tour, 30 Seconds To Mars play the first of two nights at The Jose Cuervo Salon, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
On their Hurricane tour, 30 Seconds To Mars play the second of two nights at The Jose Cuervo Salon, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Duran Duran play at The National Auditorium, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
On the seventh leg of their 360 Degree Tour, U2 play at Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America, supported by Snow Patrol.
Katy Perry and actress Shannon Woodward visit the Teotihuacan Pyramid near Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
On his My World tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
Attack Attack! play at The Sunshine TheaterrnAlbuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the first of two nights at Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Central America.
On her MDNA Tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
American singer Tito Torbellino is reported to have been shot dead by two gunmen while dining at a restaurant in Ciudad Obregon, in Sonora state, Mexico, North America. Torbellino specialised in a style of music called narco-corridos - a musical genre extolling the glories of the drug trade.
During their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Waxahatchee and Girlpool play at Sister, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Phish play at Barceló Maya Palace Deluxe, Riviera Maya, Mexico, North America.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Estadio Jorge Magico Gonzalez, El Salvador, San Salvador, Central America. While in the region, Maiden's drummer Nicko McBrain and guitarist Janick Gers visit the tomb of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, who was assassinated by members of a Salvadoran death squad, during a mass in 1980 at the start of the Salvadoran Civil war.
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During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Eastadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, Central America, supported by Gandhi. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at the Plaza Figale, Panama City, Panama, Central America.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Estadio Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica, Central America.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at HaYarkon Park, Tel Aviv, Israel, Middle East. Four people are hospitalized at the city's Ichilov Hospital, and over 150 others are treated for light injuries.
On the fourth and final leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Foro Solo, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
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