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Popular accordionist and recording artist Narciso Martinez
, known as El Huracan Del Valle, is born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Central America.
Birth of Dan Peek
in Panama City, Florida, USA. He will grow up to become a member of internationally successful soft-rock trio America
Luis Fernando Allende Arenas is born in Mexico City, Mexico, North America. He will find success as singer, actor, painter, film producer and film director Fernando Allende
Xavier Quijas Yxayotl
is born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, North America. He will pursue a career as a performer and recording artist in Native American-influenced music.
and The Crickets
record Words Of Love at producer Norman Petty's recording studio in Clovis, New Mexico, USA.
Bill Haley And His Comets
play the second night in a three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Bill Haley And His Comets
play the last night in their three-week season at The Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
is born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. He will play drums in the bands Fear Of God and Savage Wisdom.
The Outer Limits release Don't Need You No More backed with Walkin' Away, on Goldust Records
of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.
Beat Generation icon Neal Cassady
, an associate of The Grateful Dead
, is found in a coma on the railroad tracks between San Miguel de Allende and Celaya in Mexico. He dies later in the day. The previous day, having consumed some seconals and alcohol, he had set out to walk along the railroad in driving rain. His life and death will inspire several songs including Jack And Neal (1977) by Tom Waits
, Styrofoam Plates (2001) by Death Cab For Cutie, Neal Cassady Drops Dead (2014) by Morrissey
, Neal Cassady (1989) by The Washington Squares.
Gloria de Los Angeles Treviño Ruiz is born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, North America. She will find international success as Gloria Trevi, aka The Mexican Madonna
Arriving in Mexico City, Mexico, North America, to begin filming Caveman
, Ringo Starr
is strip-searched by customs officers.
Claudia Brucken, vocalist of German band Propaganda
, gets married in Acapulco, Mexico, North America, to Paul Morley, rock journalist and director of ZTT
The First Annual Billboard
Latin Music Conference takes place in The Hyatt Hotel, Miami, Florida, USA.
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.
, reportedly addicted to painkillers, is smuggled out of Mexico to an English clinic with help from his actress chum Liz Taylor
Three hundred and twenty eight fans are injured at a free open air concert by the rock/hip-hop group Cafe Tacuba
in the main square of Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
The film North Country
, starring Charlize Theron, is released in the UK and Mexico. The movie features several Bob Dylan
songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
Rodrigo y Gabriela
, with their guest Robert Trujillo of Metallica
, play at The White House
in Washington DC, USA, for the President and Mrs. Obama and their guests the Mexican President Felipe Hinojosa and the First Lady of Mexico Margarita Zavala.
On the third leg of his Twisted Road
tour, Neil Young
plays at the Marina Civic Center, Panama City, Florida, USA.
celebrates his birthday at a restaurant in Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
plays in Auditorio Banamex, Monterrey, Mexico, Central America.
plays in The Telmex Auditorium, Guadalajara, Mexico, Central America.
On her MDNA Tour
plays the second of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico.
, Primus and Puscifer play at Parque Takilhsukut, Papantla de Olarte, Mexico, North America.
's documentary, Biophilia Live
, begins a series of international premieres with a showing at Bio Paradas, Reykjavik, Iceland, Europe. Subsequent sceenings will take place at Moscow's 360Â° Contemporary Science Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro's Festival do Rio, Panama City's Biomuseo and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, to name but a few.
play at Barcelo Maya Beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico, North America.