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David Zard is born in Tripoli, Libya, Africa. He will find success as a music business entrepreneur in Italy, Europe, organising stadium tours by Cat Stevens, Elton John, Tina Turner, Lou Reed, Frank Zappa, the Rolling Stones, Genesis, Bob Dylan, Madonna, Michael Jackson and more.
Bianca Perez Morena De Macias is born in Managua, Nicaragua. She will find fame as a model and as Bianca Jagger, wife of Mick Jagger, singer with The Rolling Stones.
The Rolling Stones make their first appearance at The Marquee Club, Charing Cross Road, London, UK, supporting Long John Baldry.
The Rolling Stones play at The Scene Club, Ham Yard, London, UK.
At The Wetherby Arms, Chelsea, London, UK, William Perks auditions for the job of bass-player with The Rolling Stones. He gets the gig, and changes his name to Bill Wyman.
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Aspiring r'n'b band The Rolling Stones sign a management contract with management team Andrew Loog Oldham and Eric Easton, in London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Rolling Stones release their debut single, a cover of the Chuck Berry song Come On, in the UK.
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The Rolling Stones play at The Strand Palace Theatre, Walmer, near Deal, Kent, England, UK, Europe. Support band is The Paramounts, who will go on to be rather better known as Procol Harum.
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The Rolling Stones play at The Ricky-Tick, Windsor, England, UK, Europe.
The All-Star 64 package tour plays at The Gaumont, Hanley, UK, featuring John Leyton, The Rolling Stones, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Mike Berry, Jet Harris, Billie Davis, and The Paramounts
Gene Pitney enters the UK singles chart with That Girl Belongs To Yesterday, written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones. It will peak at No7.
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The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour continues at Chantinghall Hotel, Hamilton, Scotland, supported by Peter And Gordon, The Overlanders, The Barron Knights, David John And The Mood, Julie Grant and Tony Marsh. Police are brought in to control fighting in the audience.
The Rolling Stones' fourth UK tour comes to an end at The Pop Hit Parade show in The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, UK. Other artists appearing include Adam Faith, The Hollies, The Merseybeats, The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Undertakers, Peter And Gordon, Freddie And The Dreamers, Dave Berry And The Cruisers and Millie.
The Rolling Stones spend the fifth of nine days doing demo recording sessions at Regent Sound Studios, London, UK.
The irreverent attitude of The Rolling Stones angers many viewers when they appear as the panel on BBC tv's Juke Box Jury.
The Rolling Stones release a new single, Tell Me, in the USA.
The 16-year-old winner of a Mick Jagger impersonation contest at The Town Hall, Greenwich, England, UK, reveals himself to be... Mick's younger brother, Chris.
According to his book Stone Alone, Bill Wyman claims that "on December 18, 1964, news came from America that Little Red Rooster was banned from record release because of its 'sexual connotations'". This claim is debatable because there is little other evidence to support Wyman's contention.
The Rolling Stones are recording in RCA Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, working on The Last Time and Play With Fire.
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The Rolling Stones record As Tears Go By in IBC Studio, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Rolling Stones play at the Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Rolling Stones spend the fourth of five days recording at RCA Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is As Tears Go By by The Rolling Stones, entering at No26.
The Artwoods, led by Art Wood, brother of Ron Wood of The Rolling Stones, play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Five Alive and Just Us. The Artwoods line-up includes organist Jon Lord who will go on to greater fame with Deep Purple, and drummer Keef Hartley who will enjoy considerable success as a solo performer.
At Olympic Studos in London, England, UK, Europe, the Jimi Hendrix Experience records a version of Bob Dylan's song All Along The Watchtower. Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones is in attendance.
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The Rolling Stones spend the fifth of seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bill Wyman, bassist of The Rolling Stones moves into Gedding Hall, UK, with his long time companion Astrid Lundstrom.
The Rolling Stones are in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on tracks for the album Let It Bleed. On the same day, they pre-record a live appearance to be broadcast on tv's David Frost Show in the USA.
The Rolling Stones' bassist Bill Wyman is granted a decree nisi at the Divorce Court, London, England, UK, Europe, on grounds of adultery by his wife, Diane.
The Rolling Stones' film, Sympathy For The Devil, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, has its American premiere at the 13th San Francisco International Film Festival in San Francisco, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones are working on the song Wild Horses in Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Florence, Alabama, USA.
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Howlin' Wolf and Hubert Sumlin record Sittin' On Top Of The World, Highway 49 and Do The Do, during sessions at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, which will result in the album The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions. Backing musicians on this session include Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts.
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Seventeen-year-old Jonathan Jackson attempts to negotiate the release of the jailed Soledad Brothers (including his older brother George) by kidnapping Superior Court judge Harold Haley from the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, California. The attempt goes disastrously wrong when a shootout erupts, leaving four men dead, including both Jackson and Judge Haley. The incident will propel Angela Davis, owner of the weapons used by Jackson, to national infamy because of media coverage around the manhunt launched to find her. As a political activist, academic and author, Davis attracted much sympathy, and her story will inspire The Rolling Stones' song Sweet Black Angel (1972), and the John Lennon/Yoko Ono song Angela (1972).
On their European Tour 1973, The Rolling Stones play at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Allen Klein, former manager of both The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, is indicted in New York City on charges of income tax evasion.
The Rolling Stones release a new single, Miss You, on Rolling Stones Records in the USA.
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Bob Dylan is in the Power Station, New York City, working on tracks for his album Infidels. Mark Knopfler is acting as co-producer. Knopfler also plays guitar on the album, along with former Rolling Stones' axeman Mick Taylor. On this day, Dylan works on the songs Sweetheart Like You, Clean-Cut Kid, Jokerman, Man Of Peace and others.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones flies to New York City, USA, to appear in court as a witness in the band's suit against former manager Allen Klein. Later in the day he has a business meeting with Michael Jackson.
The Jacksons enter the UK singles chart with State Of Shock, which will peak at No14, despite featuring vocals by both Michael Jackson and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones.
Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards and his band the X-Pensive Winos begin recording sessions at Le Studio, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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.
The Rolling Stones spend the seventh of eight days rehearsing in Tokyo, Japan, Asia, for their upcoming tour.
The Rolling Stones play at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, on their Steel Wheels tour.
The Rolling Stones play the sixth of ten concerts at Tokyo Dome, Japan, Asia. These are the group's first-ever performances in that country.
The Rolling Stones begin their Bridges To Babylon tour at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Junior's Place, a celebrated juke joint in Chulahoma, Mississippi, USA, burns to the ground. Jumior's had been opened (and run for many years) by blues guitarist, songwriter and singer Junior Kimborough. It attracted blues fans and musicians from all over the world, including members of U2, The Rolling Stones and The Black Keys.
Despite some local protests, a bronze bust of deceased guitarist Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones is erected in Beechwood Shopping Centre, in his home town of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones play at Telenor Arena, Fornebu, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at Lucca City Walls, Lucca, Italy, Europe.