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Bernard William Jewry is born in London, England, UK, Europe. He will find fame first as UK pop idol Shane Fenton in the 1960s, then after a drastic image-revamp, as Alvin Stardust in the 1970s.
Gene Vincent and His Bluecaps appear on US tv show The Town Hall Party, in Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA. Guitarist on the date is Merle Travis.
Gene Vincent plays on the Town Hall Party tv show, recorded in Compton, California, USA.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play at the Guildhall, Southampton, UK.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play at Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland.
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Joe Brown and Georgie Fame, play the last of six nights at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the first of six nights at The Hippodrome, Brighton, UK.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the third of six nights at The Hippodrome, Brighton, UK.
Gene Vincent and Jerry Keller play the third of six nights at The Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK.
Gene Vincent plays the first of six nights at The Opera House, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent begins a brief tour of South Africa.
She-She Little Shiela by Gene Vincent enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No22 during a stay of ten weeks.
Gene Vincent plays at The Drill Hall, Congleton, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles' college friend Bill Harry publishes the first edition of a new Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, pop newspaper, Mersey Beat, with a front cover story featuring Gene Vincent.
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Gene Vincent plays the third of six nights at The Hippodrome, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays the last of six nights at The Hippodrome, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic, Hull, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Boys Brigade Hall, Wick, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Palladium, Greenock, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at The Beach, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent records a version of Spaceship To Mars at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. His backing group on this session is Sounds Incorporated.
Gene Vincent plays at The Plaza, Birmingham, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Adelphi, West Bromwich, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Music Hall, Shrewsbury, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The Majestic Ballroom, Darlington, UK.
A package tour starring Adam Faith with Gene Vincent, The Roulettes, Chance Gordon, The Trebletones and Peter Gordeno plays at The ABC, Chesterfield, UK.
Adam Faith and Gene Vincent play at The Essoldo, Tunbridge Wells, UK.
Adam Faith and Gene Vincent play at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester, UK.
Gene Vincent flies to France, Europe, where he will begin a tour the following day.
Gene Vincent plays the first of two nights at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays live at The Odeon, Llandudno, Wales, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Heinz Burt, Mike Berry And The Innocents, Billie Davis, The Brook Brothers, The Bachelors, Sounds Incorporated, The Outlaws, The Saints, The Roof Raisers and Tony Allen.
Gene Vincent plays in Saint Nazaire, France, Europe, backed by The Sunlights.
Duane Eddy, The Shirelles, Gene Vincent, Carter-Lewis And The Southerners, Mickie Most, The Flintstones and The Roof-Raisers play at The Odeon, Lewisham, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent plays at St Mary's Hall, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent and The Shouts play at The Rhodes Centre, Bishop's Stortford, UK, supported by Unit Five.
Gerry And The Pacemakers and Gene Vincent play at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
Gerry And The Pacemakers and Gene Vincent play at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK.
Gene Vincent plays at The South Pier, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
During a break from his obscenity trial in the Justice Building, Dade County, Miami, Florida, USA, Jim Morrison of The Doors spends the day in the Florida Everglades.
Legendary Sunset Boulevard hotel The Chateau Marmont is named a Los Angeles' Historical-Cultural Landmark. Opened in 1929, the hotel became famed for its bohemian celebrity clientele, which included Jim Morrison of The Doors and gonzo writer Hunter S. Thompson. Actor John Belushi died of a drug overdose in Bungalow 3 on March 5, 1982. The Chateau Marmont is the setting for the Grateful Dead's 1987 song West L.A. Fadeaway, and it is also mentioned in both Lana Del Rey's 2012 song Off To The Races, and Father John Misty's song Chateau Lobby No4 (in C for Two Virgins).
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