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The Moonlight Maids Burlesquers are playing at The Dewey Theatre, New York City, USA.
The burlesque show Maids Of America is presented at The Columbia Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The Ralph Sharon Sextet records I'm Beginning To See The Light, Where Or When, Serenade In Blue and April In Paris for Melodisc Records in London, UK.
Belle Barth is playing at The Lafayette House, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Belle Barth opens at The Roundtable, New York City, USA.
Responding to a letter from Governor Matthew Welsh of Indiana, USA, claiming that the lyrics to The Kingsmen's hit Louie Louie are obscene, LeRoy New, a prosecutor for Marion County, Indianapolis, assigns investigators to look into the charges. Despite playing the record at three speeds, they find nothing obscene.
House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1.
Having been formally investigating the supposedly pornographic lyrics of The Kingsmen's 1963 hit single Louie Louie, The FBI Laboratory in the USA officially declares them to be "unintelligible".
The Rolling Stones reach No1 in the UK singles chart with (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. It will remain on top for two weeks.
Young Girl by The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No2 during a thirteen-week run.
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During Tom Jones' run of gigs at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Elvis Presley attends the show and leads a standing ovation for Jones. It is also during this set of shows that women begin throwing their bras and panties at Jones during his performance - a stunt set up by his PR man Jay Bernstein.
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Jeannie C. Riley records Harper Valley PTA, the first release on the Plantation label owned by Shelby Singleton Jr. (who the following year would buy Sun Records from its founder, Sam Phillips). Two weeks after release, it will reach No1 in the USA, having sold 1,750,000 copies.
Up With People play at Covington Catholic High School Gym, Park Hills, Kentucky, USA.
Diana Ross and The Supremes release a new single, Love Child, in the USA on Motown Records.
Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Rod Stewart And The Faces, Black Sabbath and If play at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
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The Sex Pistols play at Stokuishal, Arnham, Holland, Europe.
UK tabloid newspaper The Daily Mail runs the headline 'Janie goes to Jail', in a story about former pop singer Janie Jones who has now become a madame in London, and has become embroiled in a payola scandal involving BBC tv and radio producers and presenters. Jones will be sentenced to seven years in jail. Her exploits will inspire The Clash to write the song Janie Jones.
Black Sabbath’s seventh album, Technical Ecstasy, is released in the USA, where it will limp to No51 on the Billboard albums chart.
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When The Sex Pistols and The Slits play at The Roxy, Covent Garden, London, UK, members of heavy metal band Iron Maiden attend the show.
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The Sex Pistols start another British Tour at The Lafayette, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Europe, under the pseudonym The S.P.O.T.S (an acronym for Sex Pistols On Tour Secretly), hoping to avoid council censorship.
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi and his cousin Angelo Buono, Jr., later to become known as The Hillside Stranglers, commit the first of many murders when they kidnap, sexually abuse and kill 19-year-old prostitute Yolanda Washington in Los Angeles, California, USA. Their crimes will inspire songs including The Hillside Stranglers by Macabre, I Wanna Make You Scream by Battalion Of Saints and Notown Blues by The Black Lips.
The Sex Pistols' album Never Mind The Bollocks is removed from British record stores under the 1889 Indecent Advertisements Act.
The new Rolling Stones’ album Some Girls is released in the USA.
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Sid Vicious, formerly of The Sex Pistols, plays the last of three nights at Max’s Kansas City, New York City, USA.
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Ahmet Ertegun, President of Atlantic Records, recommends that the controversial Rolling Stones' song Some Girls should be re-edited, to remove racist and sexist lyrics in the song.
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When The Village People play at The Old Lion Hotel, Adelaide, Australia, Oceania, Thin Lizzy make an unannounced appearance and play three songs.
Queen release a new single, I Want To Break Free, in the UK.
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Motorhead play the second of two tenth anniversary concerts at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Wendy O. Williams.
Alien Sex Fiend play at The Camden Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.
Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Jane From Occupied Europe.
Madonna's bustier is stolen from a display in Frederick's of Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. A US$1,000 reward is offered for its return.
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones becomes (arguably) rock's sexiest grandad when his daughter Jade gives birth to her first daughter, Assissi.
Two members of Rammstein are jailed overnight on charges of 'lewd and lascivious behaviour' in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Rammstein's vocalist, Till Lindemann, had engaged in simulated sodomy onstage with keyboardist, Christian Lorenz during their performance of Buck dich at The Palladium. Headline band on this show is Skunk Anansie.
A green bra is thrown at Joe Nichols while he performs Brokenheartsville at The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. This believed to be the first time an undergarment has ever been thrown on stage in Opry history.
Bob Copper, often regarded as England's most important traditional folk-singer, dies in Brighton, Sussex, UK.
The prosecution in Michael Jackson's ongoing child molestation case in Santa Barbara, California, USA, accuses Jackson's legal team of abusing the judicial process by demanding highly detailed medical records of the alleged victim and his family.
Jury selection continues in the trial of Michael Jackson in California, USA, on ten charges of child molestation and one charge of conspiracy.
Static-X guitarist Todd Salvador (aka Tripp Eisen) is arrested in California, USA, after being caught sleeping in a car with an under-age girl. He is released on bail of $100,000.
Jamie Masada, owner of comedy camp The Laugh Factory, testifies in the Michael Jackson child molestation case in Santa Maria, California, USA. He states that he received a call from the mother of Jackson's young accuser, claiming that she and her children were being held against their will at Jackson's Neverland ranch. But under cross-examination, he reveals that he never alerted police.
Michael Jackson's absence from his father's birthday celebrations today at the Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany, Europe, are explained by his brother Jermaine Jackson as being because Michael has been emotionally 'torn apart' by his recent trial on child molestation charges and "needs his rest right now".
When UK pop star Cheryl Cole leaves London to fly to Los Angeles, California, USA, it is noticed that she is not wearing her wedding ring. In recent days, four women had claimed to have had sex with her footballer husband Ashley Cole.
Erykah Badu pays a $500 fine and is given six months of probation for stripping during a music video shoot for her song Window Seat, at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, USA, where President John F. Kennedy was assasinated in 1963.
Superstar couple Chris Martin of Coldplay and actress Gwyneth Paltrow announce that they have decided to separate - which they describe as 'consciously uncoupling'. In recent months there had been rumours that Paltrow had conducted a number of extra-marital affairs.
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Disgraced glam-rock singer Gary Glitter is charged in London, England, UK, Europe, with eight counts of sexual offences committed against two girls aged 12–14 between 1977 and 1980.
Extremist religious group Westboro Baptist Church posts a parody of The Panic! At The Disco song I Write Sins Not Tragedies on YouTube. The Church's version is entitled You Love Sin What A Tragedy.
Ke$ha files a lawsuit against her former record producer Dr. Luke (real name Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald) claiming that he sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally abused her for ten years.
In an interview on the BBC Radio show Woman's Hour, Chrissie Hynde criticises some modern female singers, describing them as 'sex workers' for selling their music by 'bumping and grinding' in their underwear.
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Sir Cliff Richard attends the High Court in London, England, UK, Europe, for the start of a court case in which he is suing the BBC over coverage of a police raid at his apartment in Sunningdale, Berkshire, in August 2014 following an allegation of sexual assault, said to have taken place in 1985.
Chvrches' singer Lauren Mayberry reveals that she cannot stay in her own home after the band's current tour ends because of rape and death threats from supporters of Chris Brown and Tyga. The Scottish electro-pop trio has been embroiled in an escalating feud with Brown and Tyga, after stating that they were 'upset, confused and disappointed' by their recent collaborator, EDM star Marshmello's decision to work with Chris Brown and Tyga.