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And His Orchestra play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
plays the first of two nights at the Club Riviera, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
plays at The Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
appears on UK tv series The Arthur Haynes Show.
The Rolling Stones
, supported by The Shangri-Las
, play at The Civic Auditorium, Long Beach, California, USA, in the afternoon. That same evening, the show plays at Balboa Park Bowl, San Diego.
play the fourth night of a six-day season at The Buckingham Club, Manchester, UK.
play at Didsbury Training College, Didsbury, England, UK, Europe.
CBS TV suspends free advertising for the Eastern Europe-based Radio Free Europe
, citing the fact that RFE did not make it clear that the station is at least partly funded by the CIA
. R.E.M.'s 1981 debut single, Radio Free Europe
, will be inspired by the station name, although its Michael Stipe-penned lyric is typically inscrutable.
Country Joe And The Fish
play at Waltham Forest Technical College, Waltham Forest, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Steamhammer.
, sometimes called The Comet Of The Century, is first sighted by Czech astronomer Lobos Kohoutek. It will capture the public imagination and inspire such songs as Kometenmelodie  by Kraftwerk
, The Tail Of The Comet Kohoutek  by Burl Ives
and Kohoutek  by R.E.M.
. It is also
thought likely that the Paul Simon
song St. Judy's Comet is also
about the appearance of Kohoutek.
The Osmonds begin a British tour with a show at Belle Vue, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Imagine, a 1971 track now released as a single by John Lennon
, enters the UK singles chart where it will peak at No6.
Ian Curtis, singer and songwriter with Joy Division
, hangs himself in his Manchester, UK, home.
plays at The Gaumont, Southampton, England, UK, Europe, supported by Kim Beacon.
and Inspiral Carpets play the second of two days at G-Mex, Manchester, UK.
During a gig at Brixton Academy, London, UK, troubled rocker Pete Doherty
fights on-stage with the band’s guitarist Patrick Walden. Former Clash star Mick Jones had introduced the band on stage at the start of the set.
The Echoes, Party in Hiroshima, Electric Mirrorz and Diana Berry play at The Dublin Castle, London.
A collection of prints taken from The Drawn Blank Series
painted by Bob Dylan
between 1989 and 1992, become available to buy from Castle Galleries and other selected art galleries in the UK.
The three-day long Kavarna Rock Festival
comes to an end at Kaliakra Stadium, Kavarna, Bulgaria, Europe. Acts appearing today include Accept, Annihilator, Primal Fear and Voivod
Fingerstyle guitarist Andy McKee
plays at West Yorkshire Playhouse/Courtyard Theatre, Leeds, UK.
play the first of two nights at The O2 Academy, Brixton, London, England, UK, with guests Papa Roach
Rook And The Ravens, The Van Susans and The Shoestrung play at The Borderline, London, UK.
plays at Phoenix, Exter, UK.