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South America

Samba vocalist Moreira da Silva is born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
Hugo Blanco is born in Caracas, Venezuela, South America. He will find success as a songwriter and originator of a new Venezuelan music style ‒ the orquídea - a fusion of Cuban music and joropo.
The MGM musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Betty Hutton and Howard Keel, is released to cinemas in Argentina, South America. Ten songs in the film are composed by Irving Berlin.
Singer, songwriter and instrumentalist Luiz Carlos Borges is born in Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, South America.
Carl Barriteau And His Music play at Whitefield Golf Club, Manchester, England, UK.
The film Ocean's 11, starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr, opens in Argentina, South America.
The Paul Desmond - Jim Hall Quartet records Samba Cantina, Bossa Antigua ans Samba Cepeda for RCA Victor Records in New York City, USA.
The Beatles album Beatles For Sale is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
Ithamara Koorax is born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, South America. She will find success as a popular latin vocalist and recording artist with a four octave range.
The Beatles single Ticket To Ride is released in Argentina, South America, on Odeon Pops Records.
Astrud Gilberto records The Shadow Of Your Smile at A + R Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Verve Records.
The Cure are rehearsing at Ferro Carril Oeste football stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America, for a concert the following day.
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The Cure play the second of three nights at Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Motorhead play at Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
On their New Jersey Syndicate Tour, Bon Jovi play at Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Paul McCartney plays to an audience of 184,000 in Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, South America, surpassing the attendance records set by Frank Sinatra and Tina Turner.
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Deep Purple play the second of two nights at Ginásio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
A riot in Carandiru Penitentiary, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America results in 111 prisoners killed - 102 from gunshots fired by military police and nine from stab wounds apparently inflicted by other prisoners before the arrival of police. Very little effort was made by the authorities to communicate with the prisoners before the jail was stormed. The Carandiru Massacre is considered a major human rights violation in the history of Brazil, and is recorded in the songs Haiti by Caetano Veloso with Gilberto Gil, October 2, 1992 by Sepultura, and 19 Rebellions by Asian Dub Foundation.
At the start of a South American tour, The Rolling Stones play at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, supported by Bob Dylan.
On their Psycho Circus tour, Kiss play at The Autódromo de Interlagos, São Paulo, Brazil, South America.
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Lenny Kravitz plays at Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile, South America.
Placebo play at Concha Acústica, Brasília, Brazil, South America.
The film North Country, starring Charlize Theron, is released in Israel and Argentina. The movie features several Bob Dylan songs, including the newly-recorded Tell 'Ol Bill.
Devendra Banhart releases his seventh album, What Will We Be, on Warner Bros Records.
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Ke$ha releases her debut album, Animal in Argentina, South America.
On their Ending On A High Note Tour, A-ha play at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile, South America. [This gig was re-scheduled from earlier in the month because of a devastating earthquake in Chile].
Bebel Gilberto plays at Koko, London, England, UK.
Sergio Mendes plays at The B.B. King Blues Club, New York City, USA.
Chicago play at Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
When her flight is delayed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America, Cyndi Lauper entertains fellow travelers with an impromptu performance of Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Parque Simon Bolivar, Bogota, Colombia, 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 The Mineirinho, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, South America.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays at The River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Paul McCartney plays at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile, South America.
Demi Lovato plays the second of three shows at Citibank Hall, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Coldplay release their sixth studio album, Ghost Stories in Brazil, Italy and Spain.
Motorhead, Sepultura, Finntroll and others play at With Full Force XXI, Flugplatz Roitzschjora, Leipzig, Germany, Europe.
During their AM Tour, Arctic Monkeys play at Anhembi - Live Music Rocks Series, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Backstage at the Citibank Hall stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America, Kesha meets with Humane Society International #BeCrueltyFree campaigners and urges Brazil to end all cosmetics animal testing, took to Twitter and Facebook to urge Brazilians to lobby the Senate for a full ban on cosmetics cruelty.
Italian-born Venezuelan composer, guitarist, singer and songwriter, Pablo Manavello, dies unexpectedly, aged 65, in Miami, Florida, USA. In his long and respected career, he worked with Shakira, Ricky Martin and many others.
On their America Latina Ole Tour, The Rolling Stones play at Estádio El Campin, Bogota, Columbia, South America.
On their The Book Of Souls World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Estadio Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play at Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Aerosmith play to an audience of 45,800 at Allianz Parque Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
On their WorldWired tour, Metallica play at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America, supported by Rancid and Cage The Elephant.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are among the acts playing at Rock In Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America.
On their Villains World Tour, Queens Of The Stone Age play the second of two nights at Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
On her 39-date LA To The Moon tour Lana Del Rey plays at The Estereo Picnic Festival, Parque Deportivo 222, Bogota, Colombia, South America.
On the fourth and final leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Estadio Unico de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
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