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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.
lands at Orly Airport, Paris, France, Europe, where he will play a live show at L'Olympia
A package tour featuring Little Richard
, Sam Cooke
, Jet Harris And The Jetblacks, The Breakaways and Sounds Incorporated plays at The Gaumont, Doncaster, UK.
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
During a world tour, The Beatles
fly from Amsterdam, Holland, Europe, via London, UK, to Hong Kong, Asia. John Lennon
's Aunt Mimi
at the airport in London and flies on with them
to Hong Kong.
The Rolling Stones
fly to Germany, Europe, for three days of live dates and tv appearances.
Having finally obtained his British work permit, P.J. Proby
returns to London, England, UK, from the USA.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Jim Morrison
of The Doors
is charged with "assault, intimidation and threatening a flight attendant on an interstate flight."
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.
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.
, 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
, 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
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
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.
Air Supply, having been stranded overnight in Cuba by Hurricane Dennis, fly out to Los Angeles, California, USA.
and Friction Plane play the first of two nights at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
play at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
On her Rebel Heart
plays the first of two nights at the American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
On her Live 2016 Tour
plays the third of four nights at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On her Live 2016 Tour
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.