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Blind Willie Dunn's Gin Bottle Four, with King Oliver on cornet and Eddie Lang on guitar, record Jet Black Blues, for Okeh Records in New York City, USA.
The New York Times publishes a news item about twenty-eight migrant farm workers who died the previous day when the plane in which they were being deported back to Mexico, crashed at Los Gatos Canyon, 20 miles west of Coalinga, California, USA. When Woody Guthrie reads the report, he will be struck by the fact that none of the Mexicans are named, although the crew of the plane are. Guthrie is then inspired to write his song Deportee (Plane Wreck At Los Gatos).
R. W. Blackwood and Bill Lyles of country and gospel music group The Blackwood Brothers, die in a plane crash near Clanton, Alabama, USA.
Ray Charles lands at Orly Airport, Paris, France, Europe, where he will play a live show at L'Olympia.
Freddy Cannon, Del Shannon, Buzz Clifford, Jet Harris And The Jetblacks and The John Barry Seven play at The ABC, Huddersfield, UK.
A package tour featuring Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Jet Harris And The Jetblacks, The Breakaways and Sounds Incorporated plays at The Gaumont, Doncaster, UK.
Chuck Berry records Promised Land at the Chess Records studio in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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Denny Laine And The Diplomats play at The Flying Club, Coventry, UK.
Brian Poole And The Tremeloes fly to America to begin a tour.
During a tour of the Far east, Judy Garland flies from Sydney, Australia, to Hong Kong, Asia.
The Rolling Stones arrive at Kennedy Airport, Queens, New York City, USA, for their first tour of the USA, as The Associated Press describes them as "dirtier and streakier and more dishevelled than The Beatles".
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During a world tour, The Beatles fly from Amsterdam, Holland, Europe, via London, UK, to Hong Kong, Asia. John Lennon's Aunt Mimi joins them at the airport in London and flies on with them to Hong Kong.
Country music star Jim Reeves is killed in a plane crash near Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
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The Rolling Stones fly to Germany, Europe, for three days of live dates and tv appearances.
The Rolling Stones fly to Montreal, Canada, to begin their third North American tour.
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Having finally obtained his British work permit, P.J. Proby returns to London, England, UK, from the USA.
The Byrds arrive in London, UK, on Flight 770 from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Paul McCartney of The Beatles and his girlfriend Jane Asher spend the evening with members of The Byrds in The Scotch of St. James nightclub. The visit will inspire their 1966 hit single Eight Miles High, which includes lines such as "Eight Miles High and when you touch down, You'll find that it's stranger than known", and "Rain grey town, known for its sound, in places Small Faces unbound."
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The Byrds and Peter Fonda attend a party at The Beatles' rented home in Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills, California, USA. During the party, Fonda and George Harrison have a conversation which will, in due course, inspire John Lennon to write the song She Said, She Said. During the day, two girl fans hire a helicopter to fly over the Benedict Canyon mansion, one of whom jumps from it into the swimming pool.
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Tom Jones meets Elvis Presley on the set of the movie Paradise, Hawaiian Style, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Johnny Cash is arrested at the Mexican Border after U.S. Customs agents find hundreds of pep pills and tranquilizers in his luggage. Cash was returning by plane from a trip to Juarez, Mexico. He spent a night in El Paso jail, and later pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count, eventually paying a $1000 fine and receiving a 30-day suspended sentence.
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The Young Rascals, The Sopwith Camel and The Doors play the second of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Bee Gees record I've Decided To Join The Air Force, in London, England, UK, Europe, for their album Idea.
Bobby Bond records Anyway and Mr. And Mrs. Brown in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Small Faces fly out of London, England, UK, Europe,bound for Bremen, to begin a series of live dates in Germany and Belgium, Europe.
Boeing Duveen And The Beautiful Soup release a new single, Jabberwock / Which Dreamed It on Parlophone Records in the UK. Boeing Duveen is in fact Sam Hutt, who will move into country music, adopting the pseudonym Hank Wangford.
Discovering that the promoter of their previous night's gig has gone bust and left their hotel bill unpaid, The Jimi Hendrix Experience check out quickly and fly from Zurich, Switzerland, to London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles, minus Ringo Starr who quit the previous day, are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe, completing the Paul McCartney composition Back In The USSR.
In Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Jim Morrison of The Doors is charged with "assault, intimidation and threatening a flight attendant on an interstate flight."
Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall fly to Los Angeles, California, USA, where Jagger is to film scenes for The Nightiongale, an episode of cable tv series Faerie Tale Theater.
During a tour of American military bases, Loretta Lynn plays in the helicopter hangar of E Co., 3rd Aviation Battalion Combat, Giebelstadt, Germany, Europe.
Trans World Airlines Flight TWA847 from Cairo, Africa, to San Diego, California, USA, is hijacked by members of Hezbollah and Islamic Jihad shortly after take off. Among the passengers is internationally successful singing star Demis Roussos.
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Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones flies from New York City, USA, to San Francisco, California, to begin rehearsals for his upcoming solo tour of Australia, Oceania.
US Congressman Mickey Leland dies in a plane crash in Gambela, Ethiopia, Africa. Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones will donate a signed guitar to raise money for his family.
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Bill Wyman, bassist of The Rolling Stones, leaves Japan, Asia, for England, at the end of the group's run of shows in Tokyo.
To mark the release of their 20th album, Rock Til You Drop, Status Quo play four arena shows across the UK in one day. The four gigs are played in Glasgow, Sheffield, Birmingham and Wembley, London, with the band flying between the arenas in helicopters. The achievement wins them a place in the Guinness Book Of Records.
Lawyer Tom Davis of Austin, Texas, USA, reveals that the family of blues-rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan has settled its lawsuit against Omniflight Helicopters over his death in a 1990 helicopter crash for an undisclosed sum.
An inscribed commemorative stone is placed at the woodland site of the plane crash near Camden, Tennessee, USA, which killed Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins and Randy Hughes in 1963.
Aaliyah dies when the plane flying her to Florida crashes on Abaco Island in the Caribbean. On the same day, forty-five audience members are injured in a crowd surge during Eminem's appearance at the On the Green Festival in Glasgow, Scotland. The show is stopped for thirty minutes while police help the injured, and eleven fans are taken to hospital for treatment.
New Order release a video for their upcoming single Jetstream.
Air Supply, having been stranded overnight in Cuba by Hurricane Dennis, fly out to Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Police and Friction Plane play the first of two nights at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Jet play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
Britney Spears flies to Miami, Florida, USA, and books into the Newport Beachside Hotel with her boyfriend Jason Trawick. The pair are in Miami so that Britney can be a bridesmaid at the wedding of her assistant Brett Miller, two days later at the Spanish Monastery in Miami, Florida, USA.
It is reported that Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees has flown from his home in Tennessee, USA, to be with his cancer-sticken brother Robin Gibb who is being treated at a private clinic in London, England, UK, Europe.
On her Rebel Heart tour, Madonna plays the first of two nights at the American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Zilina Airport, Zilina, Slovakia, Europe.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the third of four nights at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the first of two nights at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
On the North American leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
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