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Don Henley is born in Gilmer, Texas, USA. He will achieve international success as a singer, songwriter and drummer, best-known as a founding member of The Eagles.
Del Shannon, The Springfields (including Dusty Springfield], Johnny Tillotson, Kenny Lynch and The Eagles (UK band) play at The Odeon, Newcastle, UK, Europe
Del Shannon, The Springfields (including Dusty Springfield], Johnny Tillotson, Kenny Lynch and The Eagles (UK band) play at The Guild Hall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Del Shannon, The Springfields (including Dusty Springfield], Johnny Tillotson, Kenny Lynch and The Eagles (UK band) play at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Folk music trio Tim, Tom And Ron play at The Martinique Room, Sacramento Inn, Sacramento, California, USA. One of the band's members, Tim Schmit, will find more fame as a member of The Eagles.
The three-day-long Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival staggers into its third and last day on Bull Island in the Wabash River, Illinois, USA. The event was billed as featuring major bands including Black Sabbath, Santana, Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac, Canned Heat, The Allman Brothers, The Eagles and many more. In the end, over 200,000 people arrived instead of the 30,000 expected, and the event has become a disaster, with most of the bands pulling out because of the chaos. Bands who actually do play include Canned Heat, Brownsville Station, Black Oak Arkansas and Pure Prairie League. The angry crowd burns the stage down.
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The second day of the three-day long Ozark Music Festival is held at The Fairgrounds, Sedalia, Missouri. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Jefferson Starship, The Eagles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bachman Turner Overdirve, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Earl Scruggs Revue, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Boz Scaggs, Electric Flag, Ted Nugent And The Amboy Dukes, David Bromberg, Leo Kottke, Cactus, Bob Seger and Bruce Springsteen. Hosting the event is Wolfman Jack.
The Eagles play as part of The Summer Of Stars concert series in Washington Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Top Ten singles on WABC Music Radio, New York City, USA, for the week beginning on this date are as follows :

1. Theme from S.W.A.T. - Rhythm Heritage (ABC)

2. All By Myself - Eric Carmen (Arista)

3. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon (Columbia)

4. Love Machine, Part 1 - The Miracles (Tamla)

5. December, 1963 (Oh What a Night) - The 4 Seasons (Warner Brothers)

6. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Neil Sedaka (Rocket)

7. Take It To The Limit - The Eagles (Asylum)

8. Dream Weaver - Gary Wright (Warner Brothers)

9. I Write the Songs - Barry Manilow (Arista)

10. You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate (Big Tree)

The Eagles' latest album, Hotel California, hits No1 in the USA for the first of several times, and is certified platinum. It will go on to sell over nine million copies in the USA alone.
The Eagles open a European tour with the first of four nights at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe.
Twenty eight year old Texan Joseph Riviera, pulls out a gun in the New York offices of Elektra/Asylum Records, and demands to see either Jackson Browne or The Eagles, because he wants them to finance his trucking business. He is over-powered by police.
The Urban Cowboy soundtrack is certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. The double LP features Anne Murray, Kenny Rogers, The Eagles, Mickey Gilley, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt and J.D. Souther, Jimmy Buffett, The Charlie Daniels Band and others. The film is considered to have started the 1980s boom in pop-country music known variously as the Urban Cowboy Movement, Neo-Country or Hill Boogie.
At the MTV Video Awards event in Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA, Don Henley's The Boys Of Summer scoops Video Of The Year plus three more awards. Best Male Video goes to Bruce Springsteen for I’m On Fire, and Best female Video to Tina Turner for What’s Love Got To Do With It.
The ninth MTV Unplugged show to be transmitted features a live acoustic performance by The Eagles' founder Don Henley.
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Don Henley plays at Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Eagles - Their Greatest Hits is certified as a twelve-times platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The tribute album Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles is awarded triple-platinum status by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. The album features covers of The Eagles' songs by Clint Black, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Little Texas, John Anderson, Tanya Tucker, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks And Dunn and Lorrie Morgan.
Having been asked by travel writer Joe Cummings if the song Hotel California had anything to do with The Hotel California in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico, Don Henley of The Eagles sends a fax stating unequivocally that, "neither myself nor any of the other band members have had any sort of association - business or pleasure - with that establishment."
The Eagles are the top-grossing live touring act for the six months up to this date, pulling in $76.7m, according to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore.
Don Henley and Stevie Nicks play at The PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
Don Henley and Stevie Nicks play at Tommy Hilfiger @ Jones Beach, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
The White Stripes play at The Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Eagles play at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Readers of Total Guitar magazine vote Jimmy Page's guitar solo in Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin as the greatest guitar solo of all time, beating out tracks by Van Halen, Queen, Jimi Hendrix and The Eagles.
The Eagles play at The Arena, Verona, Italy, Europe.
Ian Wallace, former drummer of King Crimson, dies of cancer, aged 60 in Los Angeles, California. Wallace also played drums for Bob Dylan, Don Henley, Jackson Browne and many others.
The Eagles play at The MEN Arena, Manchester, UK.
On their Long Road Out Of Eden tour, The Eagles play the first of two night at The GM Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Eagles play at The Osaka Dome, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
The Eagles play at The Nagoya Dome, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Sir Paul McCartney and his new wife, the American heiress Nancy Shevell, throw a party to celebrate their recent wedding in The Bowery Hotel, Manhattan, New York City, USA. Guests include Yoko Ono, Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones and The Eagles' guitarist Joe Walsh.
Glenn Frey [of The Eagles] and Paul Heaton [The Housemartins and The Beautiful South] are guests on the BBC tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
The Eagles play at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bastille play at The Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Adventure Club, Zomboy, Candyland, The Devil from Acapulco and others play at The Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
It is reported that The Eagles' History of The Eagles tour, which launched in July 2013, has grossed more than $145,000,000 and played to 1.1m fans.
On their History Of The Eagles tour, The Eagles play at Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
Don Henley releases his fifth solo studio album, Cass County, in the USA. It will debut at No1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. The album features contributions by Miranda Lambert, Merle Haggard, Vice Gill, Martina McBride, Dolly Parton, Trisha Yearwood and others.
Forbes Magazine's Annual Rich List shows Katy Perry as the year's most financially successful musician, with estimated earnings of $135m. One Direction are second with $130m, followed by Garth Brooks with $90m, Taylor Swift with $80m and The Eagles with $73.5m.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at Tele2 Arena, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe, with special guest Sheryl Crow.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at 3 Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at The MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.