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Boruch Alan Bermowitz is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He will find international acclaim as Alan Vega, co-founder of pioneering electro-punk duo Suicide.
Keith Moon, who will later play drums for The Who, begins having drum lessons from Carlo Little, drummer for Screaming Lord Sutch and The Savages.
Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
The Rolling Stones play at The Palais, St Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania.
Paul Simon plays at Waterson's Club, Hull, England, UK.
The Kinks spend the first of eight days recording tracks for their album The Kink Kontroversy in Pye Studios, London, UK. One track recorded at these sessions, If I Remember, will be held over until the release of their 1966 album Face To Face.
The Rolling Stones spend the second of two days in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on the track Silver Blanket, which will eventually be released as Salt Of The Earth.
Last Night In Soho by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No8, giving the quintet their last Top 10 hit. Young Scottish music fan Mike Scott buys it as his first single. "From the minute I bought that," he reveals years later, "I knew I had to be in music." Scott went on to form Another Pretty Face and The Waterboys before embarking on an acclaimed solo career.
Country Joe McDonald And His All Star Band play at The Pauley Ballroom, Berkeley, California, USA.
John Martyn releases a new album, Sunday’s Child, in the UK on Island Records.
Acts on the second day of The Great British Music Festival at Olympia, London, UK, are Bad Company, Nazareth, Ronnie Lane’s Slim Chance, Pretty Things and Be Bop Deluxe. Tickets are £3.50.
Squeeze play the last of three nights at The Rat Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
When Eric Clapton plays the first of two nights at Halo Sportowo, Katowice, Poland, Europe, the local police spend most of the evening battering the audience. Clapton and his band leave town before the second show.
In Tokyo, Japan, Asia, Paul McCartney is freed after spending nine days in jail on a marijuana possession charge.
XTC, The Police, The Beat and Skafish play at Berg en Bos, Apeldoorn, Netherlands, Europe.
It is reported that James Brown has had a meeting with US President George Bush to discuss such issues as joblessness.
Duran Duran play the first of four non-consecutive nights at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Nanci Griffith is recording her third album, Once In A Very Blue Moon, at Jack Clement's Cowboy Arms Hotel and Recording Spa, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The Cure play at The Michigan State Theatre, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Tears For Fears release a statement to the effect that they will not be taking part in tomorrow's Live Aid concert in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, because of "the sudden departure of two of our group members".
Donations to The Live Aid charity hit the £50m mark. The charity is aimed at alleviating the effects of famine in Ethiopia, Africa,
101 by Depeche Mode is certified as a Gold Album in Canada.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, plays the second of three nights at The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, California, USA.
On her Blond Ambition tour, Madonna plays the second of three nights at Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium, Nishinomiya, Japan, Asia, supported by Technotronic.
On a break between recording and touring committments, Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones is spending a few days in New York City, USA.
Blur play at Burberries, Birmingham, England, UK.
The Rolling Stones play in Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK, supported by the Dan Reed Network.
Luka Bloom plays at Simplon, Groningen, Netherlands, Europe.
The Killers play at The Paramount Theater, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Kathryn Williams plays at The Academy, Liverpool, England, UK.
The album, Don’t Believe The Truth by Oasis is awarded a UK Double-platinum disc by the BPI.
Lemar plays at The Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by JLS.
Gorillaz release their third studio album, Plastic Beach, in Australia, Germany and Ireland.
Lightspeed Champion plays at The Academy 2, Bristol, UK.
Bruno Mars and Ellie Goulding play the second of two nights at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
We Are Scientists release a new LP, TV en Francais on 100% Records in the USA.
Billy Joel plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
UB40 play at Shepherds Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
Damon Albarn releases a new LP, Everyday Robots, on Parlophone Records in Australia.
Jack White releases his second solo album, Lazaretto, in the USA.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play at Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
UB40 play at The Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth, New Zealand, Oceania.
Daughter play at Beckett University, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Black Sabbath cancel their show in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, because singer Ozzy Osbourne is suffering from extreme sinusitis.
On their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Ostragehege, Dresden, Germany, Europe.
LTO release a new LP, Storybook, on Injazero Records in the UK.
During the European leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Yarkon Park, Tel Aviv, Israel, Middle East, Asia, supported by Tyler Bryant And The Shakedown. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
Pixx plays at De School, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Lady Gaga announces that she has been obliged to cancel the last ten dates of her Joanne World tour because she is suffering from chronic severe pain which requires medical treatment.