The first of three nights of the International Festival Of Country Music is held at Wembley Arena, London, UK. Artists appearing include Billy Armstrong, Bobby Bare
, Moe Bandy, Boxcar Willie, Jeannie Denver, Ray Dexter, Lonnie Donegan, The Drifting Cowboys, Floyd Cramer
, Dottsy, Buddy Emmons, Barbara Fairchild, Freddy Fender, Ken and Billie Ford, Crystal Gayle, Don Gibson, Gloria, Terri Hollowell, Jana Jay, Sleepy LaBeef, Ray Lynam & The Hillbillies, Charlie McCoy, Jim & Jesse McReynolds, Ronnie Milsap, Vernon Oxford, Poacher, Ronnie Prophet, Marty Robbins
, Lanie Smallwood, Billie Jo Spears, Joe Stampley, Conway Twitty
, Frank Yonco and Tammy Wynette. The image appearing with this entry comes from the diary of Johnny Black, who was a press officer at CBS at the time.