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Manchester

They Can't Take That Away From Me by Fred Astaire reaches No1 in the Billboard popular songs chart in the USA.
Lionel Walmsley is born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK. He will find success as Lionel Morton, singer and rhythm guitarist of 60s hitmakers The Four Pennies.
Western swing artist Spade Cooley And His Orchestra record Forgive Me One More Time and Shame On You in Hollywood, California, USA.
The Tommy Carlyn Orchestra plays at Bill Green's Terrace Garden, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Billy Eckstine plays at The Paramount Theatre, New York City, USA.
Carole Ann Pope is born in Manchester, UK. She find success after moving to Canada, as rock singer and songwriter Carol Pope.
Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Tommy Roe, The Fourmost, Tommy Quickly, Heinz And The Saints, The Dennisons and Johnny Sandon And The Remo Four play at The Gaumont, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe.
Roy Orbison plays at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Searchers, Bob Luman, Freddie And The Dreamers, and Brian Poole And The Tremeloes.
The Greatest Record Show Of 1963, starring Brook Benton, Dion, Trini Lopez, Timi Yuro, Lesley Gore and The Ken Thorne Orchestra plays at The Odeon, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Graham Bond Quartet plays in an 'All Nighter' at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The All-Stars 64 package tour plays at The Empire, Liverpool, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, Bern Elliott And The Fenmen, and The Paramounts - who will become better known as Procol Harum.
The Searchers, Bobby Vee, Dusty Springfield, Big Dee Irwin, The Echoes and others play at The Odeon, Manchester, UK.
The Matadors, later to become The Swinging Hangmen play at The Regency Club, Waterfoot, UK.
Another Beatles Christmas Show ends its twenty night season at The Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe. The show also featured Freddie And The Dreamers, The Yardbirds, Elkie Brooks, The Mike Cotton Sound and Sounds Incorporated
The Rolling Stones, supported by The Hollies and Dave Berry, play at The ABC, Huddersfield, UK.
Freddie And The Dreamers are playing during a season at The Queen's Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at Klook's Kleek, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
An MGM Records reception is held aboard an airborne Boeing 727, flying over Northern France, Europe, to launch the single One Way Ticket by Chris Rayburn on Music Factory Records. Miss Rayburn's single is one of the first to be produced by Mike Hurst, formerly of The Springfields.
The Buzzcocks enter a recording studio for the first time, at Revolution Studios, Stockport, UK. The results are eventually released on the bootleg EP, Time's Up.
Warsaw, an early incarnation of Joy Division, debuts at the Electric Circus, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, supporting The Buzzcocks and Penetration.
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Black Sabbath play at The Apollo Ardwick, Manchester, UK, supported by Van Halen.
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The Beach Boys, Mike Oldfield, Santana, Elkie Brooks, Lindisfarne and The Blues Band play at Knebworth 80 Festival, Knebworth, England, UK, Europe.
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The Undertones, Matchbox and The Wurzels appear on the BBC-1 tv show Cheggers Plays Pop, recorded in Manchester, England, UK.
Marc Riley And The Creepers play at San Miguel's, Halifax, England, UK, Europe.
The Fall play at The University, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Richard Thompson plays at The International, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Simply Red play at Palicio De Los Deportes, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play at Manchester Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Madonna plays at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK, Europe, with guests Richard Ashcroft and Sharleen Spiteri. DJ slots are filled by Liam Howlett of Prodigy and Goldie.
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Neil Diamond plays at The MEN Arena, Manchester, UK.
Wonderwall by Oasis is chosen as the Best Ever British Song in a poll of listeners carried out by the UK’s Virgin Radio.

The top ten songs chosen in the Vigin Radio poll were :

1. Oasis - Wonderwall

2. Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

3. Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

4. The Beatles - Let It Be

5. John Lennon - Imagine

6. The Police - Every Breath You Take

7. The Jam - Going Underground

8. The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony

9. Robbie Williams - Angels

10. The Stranglers - Golden Brown

David Gray plays in The Moore Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Former 60s pop idol Wayne Fontana is remanded in custody in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, UK, on charges of having set a car alight with a bailiff inside when he was pursued for bankruptcy.
Combichrist play at the MEN Arena, Manchester, UK.
Babybird plays at the Ruby Lounge, Manchester, UK.
Bob Dylan plays at the Messehalle, Dornbirn, Austria, Europe.
Simply Red play at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham, UK.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays the second of two nights at The Manchester Apollo, Manchester, UK.
When Take That play the second of eight nights at The City Of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, Progress Live tour, a malfunction of the tour's mechanical robot leaves Mark Owen and Howard Donald stuck 10m in the air above the rest of the band until they can be brought down on ladders.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Schnitzer Hall, Portland, Oregon, USA.
The Rasmus play at The Academy 2, Manchester, UK.
Elbow play at The O2 Academy, Newcastle, Newcastle, England, UK.
Yacht play at Night And Day, Manchester, England, UK.
Reverend James Leg plays at The Soup Kitchen, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Bonnevilles.
On their 51-date The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 play the first of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, North America, supported by Noel Gallagher's High FLying Birds
On the third leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour Depeche Mode play at Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
1960s music star Wayne Fontana dies of cancer at the age of 74 in Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, England, UK, Europe. He is best-remembered for having been lead vocalist on the 1965 hit single Game Of Love with The Mindbenders.
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