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The Eiffel Tower is officially opened in Paris, France, Europe. One of the most recognisable structures in the world, it will inspire many songs including the heavily erotic Sexy Eiffel Tower by Bow Wow Wow (1980) and The Girl Who Stole The Eiffel Tower (2003) by The Deathray Davies. And let's not forget that in The Beatles 1967 song, I Am the Walrus, a 'Semolina Pilchard' is reported as 'climbing up the Eiffel Tower'.
Comedy vocalists The Melani Trio, singing and dancing duo Hedrix And Prescott and French singing quartet Les Troubadours Toulousians, are among the entertainments on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Miss Mignonette Kokin, described as a "dainty Parisian chanteuse" is appearing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
During World War I, up to 100,000 British and German troops along the Western Front in Belgium, Europe, take part in an unofficial truce, singing Christmas carols together, exchanging gifts and even playing football. The incident, later to be known as The Christmas Truce, will inspire Peter Hooton of The Farm to write their major hit single, All Together Now.
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Paul Specht and his band, return to the USA from Cherbourg, France, Europe, after spending several months performing in the UK.
Jack Hylton And His Orchestra play at La Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, Europe.
Edith Piaf And Her Continental Entertainers open at The Playhouse Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where she will notch up a run of 49 performances.
Edith Piaf And Her Continental Entertainers play at The Playhouse Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
Edith Piaf And Her Continental Entertainers play at The Playhouse Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 49 performances.
Juliet Greco makes her singing debut at the famed Boeuf sur le Toit cafe, in Paris, France, Europe.
The MGM musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Betty Hutton and Howard Keel, is released to cinemas in France, Europe. Ten songs in the film are composed by Irving Berlin.
Tony Proteau And His Orchestra are heard in the radio broadcast, Jazz Varietes au Rex, Paris, France, Europe.
Harmonica player and movie actor Borrah Minevitch dies aged 52 in Paris, France, Europe. For many years, he and his group The Harmonica Rascals appeared in films and recorded for various record companies.
Petula Clark plays at The Winter Gardens, Margate, England, UK, Europe.
Romeo by Petula Clark enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No3.
Connie Francis and French singing star Johnny Hallyday appear on US tv's Ed Sullivan Show, in a special performace taped at the Moulin Rouge, Paris, France, Europe.
In Paris, France, The Rolling Stones pre-record an appearance for French tv show Qui De Neuf.
I Know A Place by Petula Clark enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No3.
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.
Manfred Mann return to the UK after playing at the Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France, Europe.
Filming of The Rolling Stones for French avant-garde director Jean-Luc Godard's documentary film One By One continues at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The film will be released under title Sympathy For The Devil.
The Who perform Tommy for the second consecutive night at the Theatre Champs Elysee, Paris, France, Europe.
Black Sabbath play at L’Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
The Clash play at Palais des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
The Tyla Gang and The Stranglers play at The Palais Des Glaces, Paris, France, Europe.
Fleetwood Mac play at The Palais Des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
On their Ahoi Tour, Rammstein play the second of two nights in Lille, France, Europe.
Franz Ferdinand play at La Salamandre, Strasbourg, France, Europe.
Axel F by Crazy Frog is certified as a Diamond Disc in France, Europe.
Popular French singer, songwriter and guitarist Henri Salvador dies in his home in Paris, France, Europe, after suffering an aneurism.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at the Festival des Vielles Charrues, Carhaix, France, Europe.
Guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher quits Oasis immediately after the cancellation of tonight's gig at The Rock en Seine festival in Paris, France, Europe. It is later revealed that singer Liam Gallagher had threatened his brother Noel by weilding a guitar like an axe during an altercation in the dressing room.
Liam Gallagher of Oasis attends the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, to launch the movie The Longest Cocktail Party, based on the later years of the career of The Beatles.
Jay-Z and Beyonce attend the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France, Europe.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays the second of two nights at The Zenith de Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
On her Black Star tour, Avril Lavigne plays at Fete de l'Humanite, Paris, France, Europe.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays the second of two nights at The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
The Cranberries play at Elispace, Beauvais, France, Europe.
Lisa Stansfield plays at Le Trianon, Paris, France, Europe.
During their AM Tour, Arctic Monkeys play at Vieilles Charrues Festival, Carhaix, France, Europe.
Rock saxophonist Raf Ravenscroft dies at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Devon, UK, aged sixty following a heart attack. He was best-known for playing the sax break in Gerry Rafferty's 1978 hit Baker Street, but also worked with many other top-flight musicians including Marvin Gaye, Daft Punk, Pink Floyd and Abba.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds release their second studio LP, Chasing Yesterday, on Sour Mash Records in the UK, France, Italy and Sweden.
During her concert in Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe, Rihanna dedicates her song Diamonds to the memory of those who died in the recent terrorist incident in the city of Nice, France, when Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel drove a lorry into a crowd celebrating the country's national Bastille Day holiday. Rihanna had been in Nice on the day of the attack.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at The Stadtpark, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Joe Fox plays at Les Bains Douches, Paris, France, Europe, with Vallis Alps and Starcrawler.
On their European Tour 2018, Wolf Alice play at Ninkasi Kao, Lyon, France, Europe.
Dear Deer play at Le Klub, Paris, France, Europe.
During the Second European leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain, Europe. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
The Yves Lambert Trio is among the musicians playing at WemsFest, Emsworth Baptist Church, North Street, Emsworth, Hampshire, England, UK, Europe.
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