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Pedro Laurenz is born in Argentina, South America. Laurenz will become famed as one of the greatest composers in tango history. Among his most popular compositions are Mala Junta, Amurado, Risa Loca, La Revancha and Esquinero. He will also be acclaimed as a bandoneon player and musical director.
Alex Zuker is born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America. He will find success as a bass guitarist and composer, working with Pedro y Pablo, Mahatma, Edgar Winter, Steve Katz and many others.
Carmen Cavallaro And His Quartet are playing during two weeks at The Night And Day Club, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America, with a wage packet of $4,000 per week.
Exotica vocalist Yma Sumac is appearing during a four-week engagement at The Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Twist-themed movie Twist Around The Clock is released to cinemas in Mexico, North America. The movie stars Chubby Checker, Dion, The Marcels, Clay Cole and Vicki Spencer.
Stan Getz releases the live album Getz Au Go Go in the USA. Several tracks feature Astrud Gilberto on vocals.
The Beatles single Ticket To Ride is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
Serrgio Mendes And Brazil '66 play at Indiana University, Indiana, USA, with The Back Porch Majority.
Sergio Mendes And Brazil '66 play at Central Washington State College, Washington, USA.
The Beatles' album Submarino Amarillo [Yellow Submarine] is released in Argentina, South America, on Apple Records.
The Beatles compilation album Por Siempre Beatles (Beatles Forever) is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
For the second time this month, Queen return to play at Velez Sarfield, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
The Police play the first of two nights at the Maracanazinho Gym, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, South America.
The biographical drama movie Mask, starring Cher, opens at cinemas in The Netherlands, Europe, and Argentina, South America.
On her Break Every Rule tour, Tina Turner plays at Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, South America.
Former Staff Sgt Barry Sadler, best known for his militaristic right wing 1966 hit, The Ballad of the Green Berets, is injured by a bullet to the head in a taxi cab in Guatemala City, South America. The authorities conclude he was drunk and accidently shot himself. Friends and family say he was the victim of a robbery or an assassination attempt.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Estádio Palestra Itália, São Paulo, Brazil, South America.
The first Sonoria Festival, a three-day event, begins in Parco Aquatica, Milan, Italy, Europe. Artists appearing on this first day are Aerosmith, Extreme, Sepultura, Whitesnake, Helmet, Huey Lewis And The News, Jackyl, Les Tambours du Bronx, Los Lobotomys, Pride And Glory, Sass Jordan, Steve Lukather and Timoria.
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On their Fireworks tour, Angra play at Credicard Hall, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
On their Vapor Trails tour, Rush play at Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
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Over 100,000 fans hoping to buy tickets for U2's first performance in South America (at Morumbi Stadium, São Paulo, Brazil) have to stand in line for several hours because unexpectedly high demand has caused the electronic booking system to crash.
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The film North Country, starring Charlize Theron, is released in Venezuela and Denmark. The movie features several Bob Dylan songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
Richard Ogden, former manager of Paul McCartney, relocates his European artist management and live music business, Richard Ogden Management Ltd, from London, UK, to Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
The first Peace Without Borders benefit concert takes place on the Simón Bolívar Bridge, at the border of Colombia and Venezuela (both in South America), to celebrate the end of the recent Andean diplomatic crisis at the Rio Group summit. 300,000 people attend the concert to see Miguel Bosé, Juan Luis Guerra, Juanes, Ricardo Montaner, Alejandro Sanz, Juan Fernando Velasco and Carlos Vives. Although unable to perform at the concert, Shakira wears white on this day to demonstrate her sympathy for Peace Without Bortders.
Rihanna releases her fourth album, Rated R, on Universal Music in Brazil and Spain.
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On her I Am ... tour Beyonce plays at The Parque de Exposiones de Salvador, Salvador, Brazil, South America.
On her I Am ... tour Beyonce plays at the Explanada del Estadio Monumental, Lima, Peru, South America.
Nelly Furtado plays at Teatro do Bourbon Country, Porto Alegre, Brazil, South America.
Bebel Gilberto plays at The Grand Theater, Sejong Center For The Performing Arts, Seoul, South Korea, Asia.
Shakira, Alicia Keys, John Legend and Black Eyed Peas perform at the Kick-Off Celebration Concert to mark the start of the FIFA World Cup in Orlando Stadium, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.
During a break in her rehersals for the closing FIFA World Cup cermony, Shakira meets girls from three different African nations on behalf of the 1GOAL Education For All campaign in Johannesburg, South Africa.
During her The Sun Comes Out World Tour Shakira plays at the Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play in the Parque de Exposicoes, Belem, Brazil, South America.
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at Arena Anhembi, Sao Paolo, Brazil, South America.
On her Femme Fatale tour, Britney Spears plays at The Simon Bolivar University, Caracas, Venezuela, South America.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at Stage Music, Florianopolis, Brazil, South America.
Guns N'Roses play at The HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
Nervosa play at The Iron Road, Evesham, England, UK.
Radio Moscow complete a tour of South America with a show at Brewery Bohemia, Petropolis, Brazil.
Carajo play at Groove, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The Arena Castelao, Fortaleza, Brazil, South America.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play the first of three nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Estadio Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario, Argentina, South America, supported by Cielo Razzo and Massacre. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play the first of two nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America, supported by Airbag. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
During the Latin American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at Padreira Paulo Leminski, Curitiba, Brazil, South America, supported by Piebe Rude. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
On the fourth and final leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Simon Bolivar Park, Bogota, Colombia, South America.
Ricardo Donoso releases a new LP, Calibrate, on Denovali Records.
On their This House Is Not For Sale tour, Bon Jovi play at Pedreira Paulo Leminski, Curtiba, Brazil, South America, supported by Goo Goo Dolls.
On their This House Is Not For Sale tour, Bon Jovi play at Rock In Rio, Barra Olympic Park, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America, supported by Goo Goo Dolls.
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