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Sheet music for the song Cupid, appears as a supplement to the New York Herald in New Yoirk City, USA. The song was composed by L. M. French and published by Sol Bloom of New York City. (N.B. This is an entirely different song from the one of the same name made famous by Sam Cooke
Soul, funk, R'n'B and disco keyboardist Dexter Wansel
is born in Bryn Mawr, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
is playing at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
plays the last of three nights at The Royal Peacock, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
UK tabloid The Sunday Mirror runs a front page story headlined
'Exposing The Drug Menace' which claims that 'nearly 10,000 British
teenagers are buying pep pills and narcotics on the black market.'
The article also identifies two central London clubs, La
Discotheque and The
, as places where drugs regularly change hands.
Tim Kellet, brass and keyboards player for Simply Red
, is born in Knaresborough, UK.
UK pop paper the NME reports that drummer Viv Prince has left The Pretty Things
with the Tom McIntosh Orchestra, records Stay Loose, If You Ain't Got It, I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town and Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby for Verve Records
in New York City, USA.
The Jackson 5
play at The Coliseum, Oakland, California, USA.
Midnight Runners play at King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
Chris Wright, Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry, predicts that cassettes hold the future for the music industry.
The Jacksons hold a press conference at Tavern On The Green, Central Park, New York City, USA, to announce their upcoming Victory Tour, sponsored by Pepsi.
Prince plays at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, for the second time in two months.
On their Soul Together tour, The Untouchables play at Sheffield Polytechnic, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, supported by Makin' Time.
Isobel Beardshaw is born in London, England, UK, Europe. She will find success as soul/pop singer-songwriter Izzy Bizu
plays at The Tivoli, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
singer Mick Hucknall marries Gabrielle Wilke-Wesberry, his girlfriend for the past six years, in 16th-century Forter Castle, Glenisla, Perthshire, Scotland. The intimate wedding involves just eight friends and family members.
Forty minutes after he is due to appear onstage at The O2 World, Berlin, Germany, Europe, Usher cancels the gig claiming to be unwell
but is later seen out at a nightclub. The show, set to be the opening night of the European leg of his OMG Tour
, is re-scheduled for the following night.
attends The 45th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California, USA.
and Laura Mvula perform together on The Graham Norton Show on BBC One tv in the UK.