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Young pop hopefuls The Bee Gees are playing in The Royal Easter Show, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
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The Bee Gees play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, supported by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich plus Grapefruit.
The Bee Gees make their American tv debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, in New York City, USA, performing To Love Somebody and Words.
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The Bee Gees and The Foundations play at The ABC, Lincoln, England, UK, Europe.
Psychedelic soul pioneers Rotary Connection are playing during four nights at The Electric Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Bee Gees release their latest single, I've Gotta Get A Message To You, in the USA.
The Allman Brothers Band plays the first of two nights at The College Discotheque, Macon, Georgia, USA.
Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees records Mando Bay, A Girl A Child A Woman, Clyde Riley and Peace In My Mind at IBC Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, for a solo album which is never released.
Michael Jackson reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA with Rock With You.
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Diana Ross releases a new album, Diana, produced by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers of Chic. It will peak at No2 in the Billboard Albums Chart in the USA.
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Kool And the Gang play the first of two nights in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Rolling Stones play the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, supported by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. Over the two nights, celebrity audience members include Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, Carly Simon, Robert Redford, Jack Nicholson, Anjelica Huston, Shelley Duval, Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Morgan Fairchild, Ryan O’Neal, Ali McGraw, Bianca Jagger and John McEnroe.
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Harry Wayne Casey - the K.C. in K.C. And The Sunshine Band - is badly injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida, USA.
The ARIA singles and albums polls replaces the long-running Countdown chart in Australia, Oceania, collating sales data from record stores to determine chart positions. Bonnie Tyler scores the first ARIA No1 in the singles chart with Total Eclipse Of The Heart, while Michael Jackson dominates the album tally with Thriller.
Tina Turner plays at The Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Vanessa Williams and Patti LaBelle are among the celebrity guests attending a Private Party at The Limelight, New York City, USA.
The Three Degrees play at The Winter Gardens, Margate, England, UK, Europe.
The Three Degrees play at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Tina Turner plays at The Lisebergshallen, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Bronski Beat release a new single, a cover of the Donna Summer classic I Feel Love, featuring Marc Almond sharing vocal duties with Jimmy Sommerville.
The Three Degrees play at the opening of a new club, The palace, in Crewkerne, England, UK, Europe.
Loose Ends play at The Pink Elephant, Luton, England, UK, Europe.
New Experience release a new single, Prove It To Me, on Polydor Records in the UK.
Tina Turner plays the second of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Kid Creole And The Coconuts play the second of two nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Womack And Womack play at Rock City, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Sister Sledge play at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
Lionel Richie reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Say You, Say Me, from the soundtrack of the film White Nights.
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Word Up by Cameo peaks at No6 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA.
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays the second of two nights at Portman Road, Ipswich, England, UK.
Donna Summer sings her new single, Work That Magic, on the tv show Wogan, on BBC1 tv in London, England, UK, Europe.
Billboards, a ballet based on the works of Prince and devised by The Joffrey Ballet, opens at The Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Best Disco In Town tour, featuring Chic, The Pointer Sisters, Candi Staton, The Emotions, The Three Degrees, Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King and Boney M, plays at The Pavilions, Plymouth, UK.
Gwen Guthrie, disco diva best-known for Ain't Nothin Goin On But The Rent, dies aged 48, of uterine cancer in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Michael Jackson issues a statement to the effect that his recently departed publicist Stuart Backerman was fired from his job, and did not resign.
The Best Disco In Town tour, featuring Chic, The Pointer Sisters, Candi Staton, The Emotions, The Three Degrees, Evelyn 'Champagne' King and Boney M, plays at The MEN Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
Michael Jackson tells journalists outside the court in California, USA, that he is feeling upbeat about the way his child molestation trial is proceeding, but is still suffering pain from the back injury which delayed his arrival in court a few days earlier.
Chicago and Earth, Wind And Fire play the second of two nights at Chastain Park Amphitheater, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
While workers are restoring the former home of Johnny Cash and June Carter in Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA, for new owner Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees, the property burns to the ground. The conflagration is seen by onlookers including Marty Stuart, Connie Smith, Tommy Cash, T.G. Sheppard and several Oak Ridge Boys.
Lawyers acting on behalf of South Korean newspaper the Segye Times, file suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the estate of Michael Jackson, claiming damages of $7.9 million (£5.3 million), relating to a string of Jackson concerts which were allegedly called off.
Kool And The Gang play in the Theatres By The Bay Concert Hall, Singapore, Asia.
Earth, Wind And Fire play at The Wente Vineyards, Livermore, California, USA.
Earth Wind And Fire play at The Charter One Pavilion At Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lionel Richie plays at The 2014 Essence Music Festival in The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Earth, Wind And Fire play at The Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, Florida, Florida, USA.
Diana Ross plays at Center Stage, Northfield, Ohio, USA, supported by Rhonda Ross.
Songwriter, producer and musician Rupert Hine dies at the age of 72 of cancer. He produced albums for artists including Rush, Kevin Ayers, Tina Turner, Howard Jones, Bob Geldof, The Thompson Twins, Stevie Nicks, Chris de Burgh, Suzanne Vega and many more. As an artist, he recorded eleven albums, mostly under his own name, but also as Thinkman, and as a member of Quantum Jump.
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