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Twin brothers Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb of The Bee Gees are born in the Isle Of Man.
The Dynachords play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas play at The Assembly Hall, Melksham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe
The Paramounts, who will become better known as Procol Harum, play at the Oasis Club, Lloyd Street, Manchester, UK, supported by Pete Day and the Knights.
A package tour featuring Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, The Nashville Teens and The Yardbirds sets off from The Granada, Walthamstow, London, UK.
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Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers, The Nashville Teens and The Yardbirds (featuring Eric Clapton on guitar) play in The ABC, Carlisle, UK.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers have a recording session in London, UK, during which they record Crocodile Walk, Blues City Shadedown and My Baby Is Sweeter.
Having been briefly deposed by Elvis Presley's Crying In The Chapel, I'm Alive by The Hollies returns to the UK Singles Chart No1 slot.
In Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, on the set of the film Paradise, Hawaiian Style, Herman's Hermits are introduced to Elvis Presley.
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Unit 4 + 2 play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich appear on Top Of The Pops performing their new single Hideaway, which has been released today.
When folk guitarist and singer Bert Jansch is unable to play tonight's gig in Manchester, England, UK, Europe, he is replaced by Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick who were in the audience to attend the show.
The Fantastics play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Hollies, The Scaffold and Paul Jones play at The Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play the last of three nights at The Bank, Torrance, California, USA.
The Moody Blues play at The Odeon, Newcastle, UK.
Touring in support of their fifth LP Deceptive Bends, 10cc play the first of two nights at Belle Vue, Manchester, England, UK.
Touring in support of their fifth LP Deceptive Bends, 10cc play the second of two nights at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK.
Ian Curtis of UK band Joy Division attempts suicide by taking an overdose of phenobarbitone.
The demos that Bruce Springsteen recorded in January of this year are released as the album Nebraska, which peaks at No3 in both the USA and the UK.
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When The Smiths play at the University of Warwick, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, their personal assistant Ollie May quits. That evening, the set is cut short because vocalist Morrissey is falling ill.
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The Smiths' British tour plays at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe, where their set is disrupted by drunks.
The Blow Monkeys play at The University, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Smiths play the first of two nights at The Palladium Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. The opening act for this Los Angeles show is Dainty Adore O'Hara, a 300-pound operetta-singing drag queen in a frilly yellow dress.
The Thompson Twins play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Mournblade play at Cloud 9, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Status Quo play at The O asis Leisure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Dylan tales part in the Prince's Trust concert in London, UK, with The Who and Eric Clapton.
UK prime minister Tony Blair hosts a private party at No10 Downing Street, London, England, to celebrate the success of the UK music industry, with guests including Oasis and Pet Shop Boys.
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Sleeper play at The Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon.
Electronic music recording artist Muslimgauze dies while hospitalised in Manchester, England, UK, Europe. He had been suffering from a rare fungal infection in his bloodstream, which caused his life functions to shut down.
Noel Gallagher of Oasis appears on UK tv show The Big Breakfast.
Paul Young, who sang with Sad Cafe and Mike And The Mechanics, dies of a heart attack, aged 53, at home in Hale, Altrincham, England, UK.
Noel Gallagher of Oasis plus bass player Andy Bell and keyboard player Jay Darlington are taken to hospital when their taxi collides head-on with another vehicle. All three are ordered to rest by doctors, so this evening's gig at The Murat Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana, is cancelled.
David Crosby And Graham Nash play at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK.
Judas Priest, supported by The Scorpions, play at the Apollo, Manchester, UK.
The Zutons play at Carling Apollo, Manchester, UK.
David Gray plays in The Avalon, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
ABBA, Genesis, The Hollies, Jimmy Cliff, The Stooges, David Geffen, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry, Jesse Stone, Mort Shuman and Otis Blackwell are inducted into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at the Messehalle, Dornbirn, Austria, Europe.
Crosby, Stills and Nash play the second of two nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK.
Simply Red play at the NIA, Birmingham, UK.
Prince plays at Manchester Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
David Gray plays at Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada/
10cc play at The Hexagon, Reading, England, UK, Europe.
The Proclaimers release their 10th studio album, Let’s Hear It For The Dogs, on Cooking Vinyl records in the UK. To promote the album they appear on the BBC1 tv show Breakfast, in Salford Quay, Manchester, UK.
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.
Blair Dunlop plays at The Ruby Lounge, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On the North American leg of his Call The Comet tour, Johnny Marr plays at Warsaw, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.