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records Smoke On The Water, There's A Blue Star Shining In Heaven Tonight, Hang Your Head In Shame and You Sang My Love Song To Somebody Else in Chicago, Illinois, USA. A patriotic pseudo-religious war-mongering anti-Japanese/German/Italian rabble rouser, Smoke On The Water, will top the charts for thirteen consecutive weeks.
Vocalist, composer, lyricist, and keyboardist Mayumi Itsuwa
is born in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
's manager, Col Tom Parker
, announces that Elvis will play a fund-raising concert in Honolulu, Hawaii, to create a memorial to the USS Arizona, which was sunk by the Japanese during the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Nat King Cole
records French and Japanese versions of Autumn Leaves, Spanish and Italian versions of You Are So Amiable, and a French version of Passing By, at Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. There are three guitarists on the session - Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons and Al Hendrickson.
release a new single, I Feel Fine/She's A Woman, in Japan on Odeon Records.
records Die Welt Ohne Dich, Ilero Por Ti Porque No Estas, Namida No Kamichi, High On A Mountain and other tracks in RCA Victor Studio B
, 155 East 24th Street, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
begins a four-week tour of Japan and the Far East.
of The Beatles
is sued for divorce by his wife Cynthia on the grounds of adultery. She had returned home from a holiday to find Yoko Ono
living in their home in London, England, UK, Europe.
At the end of a Japanese tour, The Monkees
play the second of two nights at Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia. This is also the last Monkees gig to feature all four original members of the band.
and Yoko Ono are taken into police custody in Palma, Majorca, Europe, and questioned about their alleged abduction of Yoko’s daughter Kyoko while they were in Madrid recently. It is decided at a subsequent hearing that the child must be returned to her father, Anthony Cox.
play the second of three nights at Nakano Sunplaza, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Devo play at Yubin Chokin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Rolling Stones
spend the last of eight days rehearsing for their upcoming tour in Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Rolling Stones
play the last night of a ten concert run at Tokyo Dome, Japan, Asia. These are the group's first-ever performances in that country.
Metal Church play at Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan, Asia.
On the Trash tour, Alice Cooper
plays a second night in Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
plays at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
play the second of two nights at Shibuya AX, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
DuelJewel play at E.L.L, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Rob Thomas plays at Shibuya Club Quattro, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
plays the sixth of seven nights at Zepp, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
plays at Ebisu Garden Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
DuelJewel play at Colony, Sapporo, Japan, Asia.
plays the first of three nights at Dome City Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
plays the seventh of nine nights at Zepp Diver City, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
(aka Brand-new idol Society) play live during a promotional appearance at Tower Records Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
play at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA.
We Are X
, a documentary about hugely successful Japanese rockers X Japan
, premieres at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, USA.
On his ÷ Tour
, Ed Sheeran
plays the second of two nights at the Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.