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dies when a Lockheed L-749 Constellation crashes into Pico da Vara, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, killing all eleven crew members and 37 passengers on board. One of Edith Piaf
's most famous songs, L'Hymne a l'amour
(Hymn To Love), recorded the following year, is said to be about her unending love for Cerdan. The song has been recorded in English many times under the title If You Love Me [Really Love Me]
Considered by many to be France's greatest boxer ever,
Joe Fred Heaton, former bassist with The Silver Dew Boys, dies in a plane crash near Hartwell, Georgia, USA.
During their first Australian tour, Bill Haley
And His Comets fly from Adelaide to Melbourne. Haley, suffering from a throat infection, is given a shot of penicillin and retires to bed.
flies from Tampa, Florida, to Hollywood, California, USA, where he will begin filming studio-based scenes for his latest movie, Follow That Dream
During a tour of the Far East, Cliff Richard
and The Shadows
are involved in a moment of drama when their plane makes two unsuccessful attempts to land at a fog-bound Singapore airport.
After a season at L'Olympia Theatre, The Beatles
fly back to London, UK, from Paris, France, Europe.
fly out of Miami, Florida, USA, making a brief stopover in New York City, before continuing to London.
Utrecht, Holland, beat group The Jets
release their debut single, Jets Fly, on Phonogram Records in Germany, Europe.
fly to Paris, France, Europe, for three days during which they will appear in the marathon radio show Musicorama.
fly back to London, UK, from Marseille, France, Europe, where they have been pre-recording a French tv show appearance.
fly out of The Bahamas, Caribbean, having completed filming for their movie Help!
, and return to the UK.
and his manager, Gordon Mills, fly from London, England, UK, to New York City, USA, where Jones is shortly to make his debut appearance on The Ed Sullivan
And The Blue Flames play at The Orchid Ballroom
, Purley, UK. After the gig, Fame flies to the USA for promotional appearances on tv shows including Shindig! And Hullaballoo.
During a North American tour, The Rolling Stones
fly from Los Angeles, California, USA, to New York City.
The Rolling Stones
fly to Oslo, Norway, Europe, to begin a Scandinavian tour.
check out of The Europa Hotel in London, England, UK, and fly back to the USA after their UK tour.
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.
fly from London, UK, to Manila, The Philippines, Asia, where they are booked to play ten nights at Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
and four of The Bar-Kays
are killed when their plane crashes into Lake Monoma in Wisconsin, USA. The song I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know by Blood, Sweat And Tears will be inspired by their leader Al Kooper
hearing about Redding's death.
' leader Jim Morrison appears in the District Court, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, charged with causing a disturbance on a Continental Airlines flight three-weeks earlier.
Soul singer Gloria Jones
returns to London, England, UK, Europe,from the USA where she has been making an LP.
A Corvair turbo-prop plane crash in a swampy wood near Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA, takes the lives of Lynyrd Skynyrd
members Ronnie Van Zant, Steven Gaines and Cassie Gaines.
Izzy Stradlin of Guns N' Roses is arrested at the Phoenix airport in Arizona, USA, for making a public disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Indianapolis. Specifically, he had urinated on the floor
, verbally abused a stewardess and smoked in the non-smoking section.
In a break during their Urban Jungle tour, The Rolling Stones
fly back from Czechoslovakia, Europe, to London, England, UK, where they will rest for a week before the tour's final run of concerts.
Screaming Jets play at The Marquee, London, England, UK, Europe.
In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City, Michael Jackson
, Marlon Brando and, some say, Elizabeth Taylor, make their escape from the city in a rented car
which they themselves drive as far as Ohio, before switching to a plane for the remainder of the trip to Los Angeles, California, USA. (This bizarre road trip will be turned into a movie, Elizabeth, Michael And Marlon
, in 2016.)
postpone tours of the UK, Japan and Australia, citing the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center
in New York as a reason for not flying.
At Isleworth Crown Court, London, UK, Peter Buck of R.E.M., is cleared of year-old charges of "air rage"
's plane crashed 25 years earlier, stages a tribute concert featuring country star Travis Tritt and former Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle near Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA. Conflict arises when Tritt refuses to allow Pyle onto the stage, claiming that the drummer is not professional enough to play with him.
Johnny Mote, owner of the land on which
is spotted arriving at Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe.
flies back to the UK from Malawi, Africa, after being refused permission to adopt another child.
Deftones, Gossip, Hurts, Jet, The Manic Street Preachers
, Mão Morta, Skunk Anansie, The Bloody Beetroots, The Gossip and The Maccabees
play on the second of three days of the Optimus Alive 2010 festival, Passeio Marítimo de Algés, Oeiras, Portugal, Europe.
' drummer, Scott Asheton, falls ill
immediately after the band plays at Hellfest, Clisson, France, Europe. Asheton becomes ill on the plane to the UK, and is rushed straight to hospital on landing.