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Justin Bieber

Charles MacIntosh of Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe, patents a waterproof fabric which will give its name as a generic term for raincoats - The Mackintosh. Songs inspired by raincoats include Famous Blue Raincoat by Leonard Cohen (1971), Wearing A Raincoat by They Might be Giants (2004) and Yellow Raincoat by Justin Bieber.
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UK pop paper Melody Maker reports that the weekly BBC Radio show Saturday Club is to include rock'n'roll and pop in its format, and that the John Barry Seven is to become the show's house band.
Ricky Valance's death disc, Tell Laura I Love Her, reaches No1 in the UK pop singles chart, making Valance the first Welsh male vocalist to reach No1 in the UK. The song is a cover version of an American hit by Ray Peterson.
Gene McDaniels enters the Billboard pop singles chart in the USA with 100 Pounds Of Clay, which will peak at No3.
I'll Be There by Damita Jo is the highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the best-selling pop singles in the USA, entering at No70. The track is an answer song to Stand By Me by Ben E. King.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley opens in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Barry Mann appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, performing Who Put The Bomp. Tony Orlando appears in the same edition performing Bless You.
When The Girl In Your Arms Is The Girl In Your Heart by Cliff Richard enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No3 during a stay of fifteen weeks.
James Darren performs Pin A Medal On Joey on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cliff Richard tells UK music weekly newspaper the NME that he is retiring from pop music in order to teach religious instruction in secondary schools.
The ship Fairsky, whose passengers include teenage pop hopefuls The Bee Gees and their parents, docks in Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
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On A Carousel by The Hollies reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
When The Jimi Hendrix Experience fly to New York City, USA, the whole band is strip-searched for drugs as they go through customs.
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Vibrato, a pop music tv show in Belgium, Europe, transmits a mimed recording of Pink Floyd performing Apples And Oranges.
Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? by Peter Sarstedt reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at the San Jose Pop Festival, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, California, USA, with Taj Mahal and Eric Burdon.
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Instant Karma by John Lennon of The Beatles reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
The Amboy Dukes, led by Ted Nugent, play at The Cincinnati Pop Festival, Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Also on the bill are The Stooges and Mountain.
Stevie Wonder releases a new LP, Where I'm Coming From, on Motown Records in the USA. It will debut on the Billboard Pop Albums at No62, and on the Billboard R'n'B Albums Chart at No10.
Jeepster by T.Rex peaks at No2 during a run of fifteen weeks on the UK Pop Singles chart. Jeepster continues the questionable tradition of shamelessly ripping off ancient blues songs, in this particular case, the 1961 Howlin' Wolf song You'll Be Mine, written by Willie Dixon.
Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn writes the song You Get Bigger As You Go, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Hambi And The Dance play at The Limit Club, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Helen And The Horns play at The Dance Factory, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is born in New York City, USA. She will find success as outrageous pop singer Lady Gaga.
Christina Judith Perri is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She will find success as songwriter and singer Christina Perri when her song Jar Of Hearts sells 3m copies after being featured on the Fox television show So You Think You Can Dance in 2010.
Sonny John Moore is born in Highland Park, Los Angeles, California, USA. He will find success as electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Skrillex.
Michael Jackson arrives at Los Monteros Hotel, Marbella, Spain, Europe, to prepare for his first-ever Spanish concert, as part of his Bad World Tour. He is travelling with an entourage of around 150 people including chefs, tailors, hairdressers and a medical team. His suite has had a dance floor installed especially for his visit.
The BCM Dance Festival begins at The Tempodrom, Berlin, Europe, featuring acts including Digital Underground, Stetsasonic, EPMD, UTFO, The Village People, The Gibson Brothers, Donna Allen, Adeva, Beat Pirate, Die Krupps, Daddy Freddy, Queen Latifah, Twin Hype and Bobby Womack.
Jailed pop star George Michael is released four weeks early from the Category C Highpoint Prison in Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
On his My World tour, Justin Bieber plays at Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asia.
Ellie Goulding plays a surprise pop-up afternoon gig for an audience of 500 outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Justin Bieber plays the last of four nights at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dawn Sears, who found some success as a country music singer-songwriter and as as a back-up singer with Vince Gill, dies aged 53 of lung cancer in Gallatin, Tennessee, USA.
While on holiday in Mexico, Justin Bieber visits an adventure park in the Yucatan Peninsula where he takes part in activities including abseiling and snorkelling.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays the first of two nights at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at The SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the first of two nights at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the last of three nights at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK. During the show he becomes annoyed with fans screaming, and leaves the stage, but returns later to finish his performance.
Early '60s pop idol Bobby Vee, best known for hits including Rubber Ball, Take Good Care of My Baby and The Night Has A Thousand Eyes, dies aged 73 while receiving hospice care in a long-term facility in Rogers, Minnesota, USA, near Minneapolis.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at The MEO Arena, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Estadio Olympico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador, South America.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at the Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean, USA.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Forus Travbane, Stavanger, Norway, Europe.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy, Europe.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays the first of two nights at The Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays the first of two nights at Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Philippine Arena, Santa Maria, Philippines, Asia.
Jazz, pop, soul and blues vocalist Nancy Wilson dies aged 81 in Pioneertown, California, USA, after a long battle with kidney cancer.
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