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Juliet Greco is born in Montpelier, France, Europe. She will become a major poltically-conscious singing star, known as 'the muse of Saint-Germain-des-Pr's'.
Michael John Wilmot Appleton is born in Cliftonville, Kent, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as BBC-tv producer Mike Appleton and is perhaps best-remembered for helming The Old Grey Whistle Test throughout its entire history from 1971 to 1988.
Tony Clarke is born in Coventry, UK. He will find success as a music producer, working with Pinkerton's Assorted Colours, The Moody Blues, Clannad, Rick Wakeman, Nicky Hopkins and others.
Lucas Sideras is born in Athens, Greece. He will find success as the drummer in internationally-successful Greek prog-rock band Aphrodite's Child.
Muddy Waters, with James Cotton on harmonica, plays at The Museum Of Modern Art, New York City, USA.
Singles reviewed in today's edition of UK music weekly NME (New Musical Express are as follows :

The Toys : A Lover's Concerto (Stateside)

The Searchers : When I Get Home (Pye)

Billie Davis : No Other Baby (Piccadilly)

Val Doonican : A Million Miles from Nowhere (Decca)

Jackie Trent : It's All in the Way You Look at Life (Pye)

Bobby Darin : Gyp The Cat (Capitol)

Lou Johnson : A Time To Love, A Time To Cry (London)

P.F. Sloan : Sins of a Family (RCA)

Ivan Meads : Sins of a Family (Parlophone)

Roger Miller : Kansas City Star (Philips)

The Fortunes : Here It Comes Again (Decca)

Swinging Blue Jeans : Crazy 'bout My Baby (HMV)

The Spokesmen : The Dawn of Correction (Brunswick)

Moses K. and the Prophets : I Went out with My Baby Tonight (Decca)

Professor Longhair : Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand (Sue)

The Sunrays : I Live For The Sun (Capitol)

Doug Kennedy : Julie (Columbia)

The Meddyevils : Find Somebody to Love (Pye)

Pink Floyd begin recording their second single, See Emily Play, at Sound Techniques, Chelsea, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Action play at the Middle Earth, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Mabel Greer's Toyshop, which includes two future members of Yes, Peter Banks and Chris Squire.
Pink Floyd play at Pannenhuis, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
Jethro Tull, Fairport Convention and The Attack play at Brighton Federation of Students Field Day Dance, Falmer House, Sussex University, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Responding to a small ad in the Surrey Advertiser, bass player Doug Ferguson auditions to join Guildford, England, UK, band Strange Brew. He impresses the group with his Fender jazz bass played through a pair of Vox T-60 speakers with amps and is offered the gig on the spot. Soon after they change their name to The Brew, before eventually becoming Camel.
Island Records in London, UK, moves its offices from 108 Cambridge Road, NW6, to a new location.
EMI Records launches its new progressive rock label, Harvest, with four albums including The Book Of Taliesyn by Deep Purple.
The Moody Blues play at The Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Humble Pie.
Hawkwind play at The Speakeasy, London, UK.
Yes play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK.
Deep Purple, Mighty Baby, Andromeda, Spencer Davis Train and Arthur Brown play at Worthing Workshop's Bonanza Benefit Ball, in the Pier Pavilion, Worthing, England, UK, Europe.
Rare Bird play at The Marquee Club, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Little Free Rock.
The 2nd Lanchester Arts Festival is held in Coventry, UK, featuring Free, Mott The Hoople, Yes and Atomic Rooster.
The Greatest Show On Earth play at The Lyceum Ballroom, The Strand, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd spend the first of eight days in Studio Europasinor, Paris, France, Europe, working on their concert film Live At Pompeii.
Pink Floyd come to the end of two weeks of rehearsals of a new suite of music which will become their album Dark Side Of The Moon, in Bermondsey, South London, UK.
Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Black Sabbath play at The Mississippi Memorial Coliseum, Jackson, Mississippi, supported by Argent and Gentle Giant.
Rush play the second of five nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
On the Drama tour, Yes play at The Cow Palace, Daly City, California, USA.
On his The Concert tour, Mike Oldfield plays at The Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Beach Boys, Mike Oldfield, Santana, Elkie Brooks, Lindisfarne and The Blues Band play at Knebworth 80 Festival, Knebworth, England, UK, Europe.
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During their Drama tour, Yes play at San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
Hawkwind play at Wirrina Stadium, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe.
Sammy Hagar and Krokus play in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
The Lloyd-Langton Group plays at The Pink Toothbrush, Rayleigh, England, UK, Europe.
The video for Peter Gabriel's single Sledgehammer wins in ten of the twenty award categories at the MTV Video Awards ceremony.
A Kentucky school teacher who had been sacked for showing Pink Floyd's film The Wall to her class, loses her appeal for unfair dismissal in the US Supreme Court when the court rules that bad language and sexual content in the film is unsuitable for minors.
Marillion play at The Roxy, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Phish play at The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA.
On their Presto tour, Rush play at The Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On their Presto Tour, Rush play at The Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisconsin, USA.
Hawkwind, Arthur Brown and Tim Blake play at The Lomax, Liverpool, England, UK.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at BC Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Umphrey's McGee play at Wanee Festival 2014, Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Florida, USA.
Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless and Good Tiger play at The State Theatre, Portland, Maine, USA.
The Progressive Music Awards are held at Shakespeare's Globe, London, England, UK. Peter Gabriel takes the award for Prog God, Band Of The Year is Dream Theater and Album Of The Year is Kaleidoscope by Transatlantic. Rick Wakeman performs live at the event.
On their Psycho tour, Muse play at The Great Hall, Exeter, England, UK, supported by Marmozets and Moriaty.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the third of six nights at AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
Intronaut, The Ocean and North play a live gig in Houston, Texas, USA.
On their 25th Anniversary Of Images And Words tour, Dream Theater play at Forum Expo, Stavanger, Norway, Europe.