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France

Mireille Hartuch is born in Paris, France. She will find fame as a singer, composer, and actress, popularly known by the stage name Mireille. In her long and auspicious career, Hartuch will compose over six hundred songs and will twice be decorated by the government for her contributions to French culture.
Cajun musician Minos Hardy is born in Perry, Louisiana, USA. Hardy will be inducted into the Cajun French Music Association Hall of Fame in 2002, and into the Acadian Museum's Living Legends programme in 2003.
Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall is born in Paris, France, Europe. She will enjoy huge success as a 'Ye-ye' style pop singer and will win the Eurovision Song Contest, representing Luxembourg, in 1965..
Miquette Giraudy is born in Nice, France, Europe. She will find success as a keyboard player and vocalist, best known for her work in Gong and with her partner Steve Hillage.
The Count Basie Big Band plays at Juan Les Pins, France, Europe.
The movie Paris Blues, with a soundtrack by Duke Ellington, opens in theatres across the USA. The film includes Louis Armstrong in the role of Wild Man Moore.
Dionne Warwick plays the sixth night in a three-week season at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Dionne Warwick plays the last night in a three-week season at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Chuck Berry, Adam Faith, The Blossoms, Bobby Sherman, Delaney Bramlett and Sylvie Vartan appear on tv show Shindig! in the USA.
Nina Simone begins a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
During a European tour, The Beatles play at The Palais Des Expositions, Nice, France.
The John Coltrane Quartet plays at Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, Europe.
Petula Clark presents the last of her BBC-tv series of programmes, This Is Petula Clark, from the Television Theatre in London, England, UK, Europe, with vocal backings from The Breakaways.
Pharoah Sanders plays at The Antibes Jazz Festival, Juan-les-Pins, France, Europe. His set is recorded and will be released as a live album.
The Beatles album, Let It Be, is released in France on Apple Records.
Jim Morrison of The Doors flies from Los Angeles, California, USA, to Paris, France, Europe.
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Black Sabbath come to the end of a European tour at L’Olympia, Paris, France, Europe. On this show they are supported by Badger.
On their Get Me A Ladder Tour, Emerson, Lake And Palmer play at The Palais De Sport, Caen, France, Europe.
Bob Dylan plays the last of five nights at the Pavilion De Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
The Clash play in Cambrai, France, Europe.
On their Eliminator tour, ZZ Top play at Chapiteau, Nantes, France, Europe.
Icelandic post-punk band KUKL play a gig at Eldorado in Paris, France, Europe. The show will be released in July 1985 as the live album KUKL A Paris 14.9.84.
Before a show in Rochester, New York State, USA, Vince Neil of Motley Crue becomes angry at the absence of French's Mustard at the service table. He slams a bottle of Gulden's Dijon mustard against the wall, accidentally severing tendons, nerves, an artery and almost cutting a finger off his right hand. The show is cancelled and he is airlifted to a hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Rolling Stones come the end of twelve days of tour rehearsals for their European tour, at the Château du Dangu near Paris, France, Europe.
On her Farewell Tour, Tina Turner plays at Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France, Europe.
Ray Charles plays at Arenes D'Arles, Arles, France, Europe.
When Interpol play at Le Zenith, Paris, France, Europe, they are visited by Robert Smith of The Cure and Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins.
Supergrass release their fifth album, Road To Rouen, in the UK.
French music industry veteran Francis Dreyfus dies aged 70 in hospital in Paris, France, Europe. He is best-remembered as the manager of Jean Michel Jarre but spent the last twenty years of his life looking after jazz artists including Marcus Miller and Michel Petrucciani.
Pete Doherty is photographed while out enjoying the sunshine in Paris, France, Europe, with friends. The photgraphs cause quite a stir because the night before, Doherty had cancelled a solo gig at the Theatre De Verdure De Nice, in Nice, France, claiming that he had been admitted to hospital.
Thin Lizzy play at The Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Gwen Stefani and her husband Gavin Rossdale attend the cocktail reception for Snow Flower And The Secret Fan at The Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France, Europe.
The Black Keys play at The Zenith Arena, Lille, France, Europe.
The Black Crowes play at La Cigale, Paris, France, Europe.
Arcade Fire play at Le Zenith, Paris, France, Europe.
Demonical, The Brains, Nunslaughter, Warfect and Savage Annihilation play at Le Klub, Paris, France, Europe.
The Wands play at Sonic, Lyon, France, Europe.
Gorgon City play at La machine Du Moulin Rouge, Paris, France, Europe, with Embrace and Mike Mago.
Marilyn Manson releases his ninth studio LP, The Pale Emperor, in France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and the United Kingdom via Cooking Vinyl Records.
Hailee Steinfeld attends a DJ night hosted by Vanity Fair, L'Oreal Paris and herself at Palihouse Holloway, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Nouvelle Vague play at The Tivoli, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
Nouvelle Vague play at Studio 2, Danish Radio, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Nouvelle Vague play at Flow, Paris, France, Europe.
Nashville Pussy play at L'Antrepote, Alès, France, Europe.
Lost in Kiev play at The Batofar, Paris, France, Europe.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at Club Ampere, Munich, Germany, Europe.
On the European leg of their WorldWired tour, Metallica play at Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France, Europe, supported by Kvelertak.
On their Villains World Tour, Queens Of The Stone Age play at The Main Square Festival, Citadelle D'Arras, Arras, France, Europe.
The Yves Lambert Trio releases a new LP, Tentation, on La Pruche Libre Records.
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