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Sweden

The Swedish Ladies Quintette, billed as "The Finest Vocal Quintette in Europe", is playing at The Masonic Hall, Washington DC, USA.
Ben Hendricks And His Company including The Swedish Ladies Quartet, appears in the comedy Ole Olson at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. During the show, Hendricks sings several new songs, including Memories Of My Swedish Home, Babies And Blossoms and Strawberries.
Benny Andersson is born in Stockholm, Sweden. He will find fame as a songwriter, vocalist and keyboard player with Abba.
The film Breakfast In Hollywood featuring The Nat King Cole Trio and Spike Jones, opens at cinemas in Sweden, Europe. The film is based on the popular radio show Breakfast In Hollywood, hosted by Tom Breneman.
The Eddie Duchin Story, a Hollywood movie about the life of jazz bandleader Eddie Duchin, is released to cinemas in Sweden.
Movie musical The Girl Can't Help It, starring Jayne Mansfield, and with music by Little Richard, Fats Domino, Eddie Cochran, The Platters and others, goes on general release in Sweden, Europe.
Swedish singer Eva Dahlgren is born in Umea. In 1978 she will represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Om jag skriver en sang'.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play at Dans In, Grona Lund, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Tony Niemistö is born in Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden, Europe. He will find success as the drummer in the band Europe.
The Beatles have a brief recording session in EMI's Abbey Road studio, London, England, UK, then fly out to Sweden, Europe, to begin their first foreign tour.
All My Loving by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
The Bill Evans Trio, with vocalist Monica Zetterlund, record Come Rain or Come Shine, Jeq vet en dejlig rosa, It Could Happen to You, Om natten, Some Other Time and Waltz For Debby at Radiohuset Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Kinks set off for a ten-day tour of Denmark, Finland and Sweden, Europe.
The Who play two shows in Sweden - a matinee at Johanneshovs Isstadion in Stockholm, Europe, (supported by The Overlanders) and an evening show at Cirkus Lorensbergs in Gothenburg.
Spicks And Specks by The Bee Gees reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
On their first world tour, Abba play two shows at The Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia, Oceania.
Abba begin their 52-date Ab ba : The Tour tour, with a show at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The Nomads release a new single, She Pays The Rent, on Wire Records in the UK.
The Rolling Stones play the second of two nights in Eriksberg, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, supported by The Dan Reed Network.
Look Sharp by Roxette is awarded 5x platinum album status in Canada.
A 30 minute Kim Wilde special featuring an interview and a few music videos is broadcast on the Nordic Channel in Sweden, Europe.
Freddie Hansson, who had found success as the pianist and songwriter of the band Noice, dies aged 38 in Gustavsberg, Sweden, Europe, after a life of heavy involvement with drugs and drink.
Millencolin play at The Astoria, London, England, UK.
Axel F by Crazy Frog is released on Ministry Of Sound Records.
Roxy Music and The Hives play at The Norwegian Wood Festival, Frognerbadet, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Rihanna releases her debut single, Pon De Replay, worldwide (except the USA, where it was released three months earlier) on Def Jam Recordings.
On their Somewhere Back In Time tour, Iron Maiden play at Ratinan Stadion, Tampere, Finland, Europe.
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Bo Hansson, noted Swedish composer and keyboardist who famously jammed with Jimi Hendrix, dies aged 67 in a hotel room in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe. His best-known album was an electronic instrumental interpretation of Lord Of The Rings.
On their Fallen Empires tour, Snow Patrol play at Munchenbryggeriet, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Hives play at The O2 Academy, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Hives play at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
NONONO release Pumpin' Blood as the first single from their debut LP, We Are Only What We Feel.
Justin Bieber plays the second of three nights at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On her The Mrs Carter Show World Tour Beyonce plays at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The four-day-long Swedenrock Festival continues in Solvesborg, Sweden, Europe. Acts appearing today include Rush, Nine Below Zero, Kreator and Skid Row.
Icona Pop play at Raven Manila, Taguig City, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
Bob Dylan plays a gig for an audience of just one person - superfan Fredrik Wikingsson - at The Academy Of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The concert is part of an ongoing Swedish film series called Experiment Ensam (Experiment Alone), in which people experience, completely alone, things that are usually reserved for large crowds.
On the North American leg of their On The Road Again tour, One Direction play at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington, USA, supported by Icona Pop.
On her Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour, Mariah Carey plays at The Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Nouvelle Vague play at Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Reverend James Leg plays at Truckstop Alaska, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Reverend James Leg plays at The Garage Bar, Hoganas, Sweden, Europe.
On their No Filter tour, The Rolling Stones play at Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Stockholm-born, London-based singer-songwriter Fatima plays at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Dominion tour, @Hammerfall play at The Rock Box, San Antonio, Texas, USA, with Beast In Black and Edge Of Paradise.
On their Dominion tour, @Hammerfall play at The Mod Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with Beast In Black and Edge Of Paradise.
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