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New Zealand

The Christchurch Kinematograph Company presents a series of war views in the Public Hall, Manawatu, New Zealand, accompanied by song and music from The Vaudeville Compoany.
The musical play The Thirty Thieves is presented at The Theatre Royal, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Pollard Juvenile Opera Company opens in a performance of the musical comedy The Isle Of Bong Bong at The New Theatre Royal, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania, under sole direction of Mr. Tom Pollard.
Brian Smith is born in Taranaki, New Zealand. After moving to the UK, he will play saxophone with Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated, Tubby Hayes, Maynard Ferguson, Mike Westbrook, Keith Tippett and others.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows fly out from Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe, to begin a tour of South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaya.
The Top Five singles on the Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania, on this date are :



1. WALK RIGHT BACK - THE EVERLY BROTHERS

2. Surrender - Elvis Presley

3. Are You Sure - The Allisons

4. Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis

5. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles

Johnny Burnette, now recovered from his recent illness, leaves the USA to tour Australia and New Zealand, Oceania, with Connie Francis and Bobby Vee.
The Top Five Singles in the Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania, on this day are as follows :

1. BAD TO ME - BILLY J. KRAMER And THE DAKOTAS

2. Hello Mudduh,Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp) - Allan Sherman

3. Wipe Out - The Surfaris

4. My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels

5. If I Had A Hammer - Trini Lopez

The Top Five singles in the Lever Hit Parade in New Zealand, Oceania, on this date are as follows :

1. SUGAR SHACK - JIMMY GILMER AND THE FIREBALLS

2. Be My Baby - The Ronettes

3. Do You Love Me - Brian Poole And The Tremeloes

4. Blue Bayou - Roy Orbison

5. Washington Square - The Village Stompers

Roy Orbison, The Beach Boys, The Surfaris, Paul And Paula and The Joy Boys play in The Founders Hall, Hamilton, New Zealand.
The Howard Morrison Quartet plays at The Miss New Zealand contest final in The Opera House, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Rolling Stones fly from Dunedin to Auckland, during a tour of New Zealand, Oceania.
P.J. Proby plays at Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Maori Quin Tikis play at The Four Lions, Hotel Singapura, Singapore, Asia.
Black Sabbath begin a six day Antipodean tour in Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania, supported by Ticket.
Regina Richards And Red Hot play at The Hot Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by The Drongos.
Discussing the 40% sales tax on records in New Zealand, Oceania,, Prime Minister Rob Muldoon announces, "The records sold in this country are not Kiri Te Kanawa's. They are 50 to 1 those horrible pop groups and I’m not going to take the tax off them."
Anti-apartheid demonstrators stage a protest outside a hotel in Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, whose guests include Elton John. They are angered that he has agreed to play a show in the controversial South African casino resort Sun City.
Successful New Zealand songwriter Paul Hewson phones Todd Hunter, bassist and vocalist of Dragon, in Sydney, Australia, Oceania, to tell him that he won’t be rejoining the group. That same night, after a wild evening of drinking, 32-year-old Hewson dies in a friend's car, having overdosed on a lethal mix of homebake – a powerful opiate manufactured as a substitute to heroin.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Finn Brothers play at The Avalon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The fourteenth BRIT Awards event is held at Alexandra Palace, London, England, UK, Europe, hosted by Elton John and RuPaul. Winners include Sting for Best British Male Solo Artist, Brian Eno as Best British Producer, Crowded House as International Group and Van Morrison as Outstanding Contribution. Pray by Take That wins for Best British Single and Best British Video, and the band perfoms live doing a medley of The Beatles' hits. Prince wins the Best International Male Artist award.
Maui Dalvanius Prime dies of cancer in Hawera, New Zealand, Oceania. A musical institution in New Zealand, he played a large part in the revitalisation of Maori music in the late 20th Century.
The John Butler Trio plays at The Majestic Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania, supported by Julia Deans.
The Finn Brothers play the first of three nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
The Finn Brothers play at The Cirque Royale, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Rising from No32 to No3, Schnappi Das Kleine Krokodil by Schnappi is the greatest gainer in the New Zealand Top 40 singles chart.
Danse Macabre play at the King's Arms, Auckland, New Zealand.
Rockferry by Duffy reaches No1 in the New Zealand albums chart.
Pauly Fuemana, leader of OMC, dies of respiratory failure, aged 40 at North Shore Hospital in North Shore City, New Zealand. The group is best-remembered for its worldwide 1996 hit How Bizarre.
Phil Rudd, drummer of AC/DC pleads guilty to a charge of marijuana possession at Tauranga District Court, New Zealand. He is fined $186 and and ordered to pay $99 in court costs.
The movie Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera opens in Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Ukraine.
The fifth annual Record Store Day is held in record shops across the world. For this year, Iggy Pop is the official Record Store Day Ambassador.
Dolly Parton releases her 42nd LP, Blue Smoke, on Dolly Records in Australia and New Zealand, Oceania.
It is reported that AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd's next court appearance has been delayed until April because he has changed his lawyer from Paul Mabey QC to Craig Tuck.
Lorde plays at The WaMu Theater, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Dean Wareham plays at Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
Bryan Adams releases a new album, Tracks Of My Years, worldwide on Verve Records.
Actor Guy Pearce releases his debut album, Broken Bones, in Australia and New Zealand.
James Bay, Lorde, Ellie Goulding and Karlie Kloss are among the guests attending Universal Music's Brit Awards After-Party in collaboration with Soho House, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Lorde are among the stars attending the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile, South America.
The Laneway Festival in Albert Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, includes performances by Aldous Harding, Connan Mockasin, Father John Misty, Wolf Alice, The War on Drugs, Slowdive, Julie Byrne, Loyle Carner, Mac DeMarco, Moses Sumney, Noah Slee, Polyester, Pond, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Sylvan Esso, TOKiMONSTA, The Internet, Unitone HiFi, Wax Chattels, D.D Dumbo, Die! Die! Die!, Alex G, Amy Shark, Anderson .Paak, BADBADNOTGOOD, Billie Eilish and Bonobo.
On their 113-date Concrete and Gold tour, Foo Fighters play at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, supported by Weezer.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the third of four non-consecutive nights at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, supported by Dua Lipa.
Jerusalem Magistrates Court in Jerusalem, Israel, rules that two New Zealand activists, Justine Sachs and Nadia Abu-Shanab, of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions group, must pay damages totaling NIS 45,000 (£9,000)for their role in the cancellation of a scheduled concert by Lorde in Tel Aviv in June 2018.
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On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
The Cavemen play at The Milestone Club, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
The Cavemen play at 529, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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