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Todd Rhodes And His Orchestra record Rocket 69 and Your Daddy's Doggin' Around for King Records
in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
The Walt Disney
ainimated musical feature Peter Pan
is released to cinemas in Finland, Europe. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
, a Halloween-based musical starring Jane Powell and Hugh O'Brian, airs on ABC-tv in the USA.
Young musician Anthony E. Visconti Jr. receives his official cabaret card, enabling him to work in nightclubs in New York City, USA. After moving to the UK in 1967, he will find greater success as record producer Tony Visconti
, working with David Bowie
, Marc Bolan
records I Love My Baby, Hoodoo Doctor, No More and What Do You Want Me To Do? for Checker Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The tracks will not be released.
Davie Bowie And The Lower Third play at the Golfe-Drouot Club, Paris, France, Europe. Davie will later changed his name to David Bowie
plays a regular Sunday afternoon session at The Marquee
, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, under the title The Bowie Showboat.
have their second recording session of this month in Atlantic Studios
, New York City, USA, where they work on Sunshine Of Your Love, Tales Of Brave Ulysses, Dance The Night Away, We're Going Wrong and other tracks.
An advertisement in the pages of UK music weekly Melody Maker
states "Freaky lead guitarist, bass and drummer wanted for Marc Bolan
." Bolan, having lately left John's Children, was in the process of creating his psychedelic-folk outfit Tyrannosaurus Rex
. After just one gig as an electric band, however, Bolan will pare the membership back to just two and re-launch as an acoustic duo.
has a small acting role in a BBC2-tv programme, The Pistol Shot, transmitted today in the UK, Europe.
, in London, England, UK, Europe, receives a recording contract from Mercury Records
office in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will sign it four days later.
Group X play their first ever live gig, at All Saints
Hall, London, England, UK, Europe, but they will soon after change their name to Hawkwind
play at Blaises Club, London, UK.
, sometimes called The Comet Of The Century, is first sighted by Czech astronomer Lobos Kohoutek. It will capture the public imagination and inspire such songs as Kometenmelodie  by Kraftwerk
, The Tail Of The Comet Kohoutek  by Burl Ives
and Kohoutek  by R.E.M.
. It is also
thought likely that the Paul Simon
song St. Judy's Comet is also
about the appearance of Kohoutek.
plays at The Rainbow, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
When space-rock band Gong
play at the Town Hall, Cheltenham, England, UK, Europe, founder-member Daevid Allen
quits the group claiming that an invisible force field has prevented him from going on stage.
enters the Billboard
Singles Chart in the USA with Devil Woman, which will become his biggest hit in America.
Adam And The Ants play at The Stateside, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe, supported by Martian Dance.
Adam And The Ants play at Leicester University, Leicester, England, UK, Europe, supported by Martian Dance.
play at the New Theatre, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
A Grand Jury throws out a rape charge against David Bowie
, resulting from a concert in Dallas, Texas, USA.
play at Teatro Tivoli, Bologna, Italy, Europe.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie
plays at Milton Keynes Bowl, Milton Keynes, England, UK.
On his Sound and Vision World Tour David Bowie
plays at Idraetsparken, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
When Depeche Mode
and Primal Scream
play at Jones Beach Amphitheatre, Wantagh, New York State, USA, vocalist Dave Gahan bites journalist Andy Perry backstage, and threatens to put a curse on him.
plays the first concert at the newly-opened 11,000 seater Newcastle Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK.
drummer Tommy Lee
to banish evil demons which his wife, Pamela Anderson, believes have been affecting his behaviour.
It is reported that Hollywood spiritualist Father Gilberto has performed an exorcism on former
When David Bowie
plays at the Hurricane Festival in Scheezel, Germany, Europe, he suffers a heart attack caused by a blocked artery. He is immediately hospitalised and undergoes emergency angioplasty surgery. His A Reality Tour is cut short as a result.
steps out on stage to sing for the first time in a year, performing Life On Mars and Five Years at the Fashion Rocks Awards ceremony in New York City, USA.
At the request of astronaut Piers Sellers' family, Just Like Heaven
by The Cure
is played as a wake-up call for the crew of US Space Shuttle Discovery on their flight STS-121.