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Joycelyn V. Chinery is born in Bethnal Green, London, England, UK. She will find international succes as Joy Beverley, eldest of the massively successful all-female British singing trio The Beverley Sisters.
Arthur Askey records The Zebra Song and The Seaside band for Decca Records in London, England, UK.
Chris Barber's Jazz Band featuring Ottilie Patterson plays at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Gene Vincent, Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Johnny Duncan And The Bluegrass Boys, Jess Conrad and Sounds Incorporated play at The Royal Lido, Prestatyn, Wales, UK, Europe. The show is promoted by Don Arden.
Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan is the new No1 single in the UK. The song is written by Burt Bacharach and Bob Hilliard.
Richard Starkey, drummer of Rory Storm And The Hurricanes, leaves the group and travels to Hamburg, Germany, Europe, to join Tony Sheridan And The Beat Brothers. Starkey will find greater fame as Ringo Starr of The Beatles.
The Small Faces undertake their first ever recording session at Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, England, UK. They work on What'cha Gonna Do About It?, which will become their first single.
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John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, including Eric Clapton, play at The Galaxy Club, Woburn Park Hotel Addlestone, Surrey, England, UK.
The Kilties Band Of Canada play at The Municipal Pier, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ronnie Jones And The Q-Set play at The RamJam Club, Brixton Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd nudge into the lower reaches of the Billboard albums chart in the USA for the first time with A Saucerful of Secrets.
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William John Paul Gallagher is born in Burnage, Manchester, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as Liam Gallagher, vocalist of Oasis and Beady Eye before embarking on a successful solo career.
Squeeze play at The Hope And Anchor, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Teardrop Explodes play at Southbank Poly, London, England, UK, Europe.
U2 release their first single for Island Records, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, in the UK, Europe.
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Buddy Curtess And The Grasshoppers play at The Bull And Gate, Kentish Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Black Sabbath play at Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Elton John begins his first tour in two years, in New Zealand, Oceania.
The Clash play at The Fair Deal, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe.
On her Wild Heart solo tour, Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac plays the second of two nights at The Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Smiths' UK tour arrives at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
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The Smiths play at The City Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK, Europe.
Bob Geldof plays at Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Hawkwind, Arthur Brown and Tim Blake play at The Irish Centre, Leeds, England, UK.
R.E.M., David Gray, Primal Scream, Royksopp, Electric Six, Idlewild, Morcheeba and others play at Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK.
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Basement Jaxx play at the Apollo, Manchester, England, UK.
Funeral For A Friend play at Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Jamesy P releases a new single, Nookie, in the UK on Smoove Records. It will peak at No14 in the UK Singles Chart.
Whip releases a new album, Atheist Lovesongs To God, in the UK on Resonant Records.
When Lady Gaga plays at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK, she is fined $750 a minute for over-running the venue's 11pm curfew. The total bill comes to $19,000.
Simon Lynge releases his debut album, The Future, on Lo-Max Records in the UK. Lynge thus becomes the first Greenlander to release an album in the UK.
Jakob Dylan plays at The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Barenaked Ladies play at the Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Irish jazz singer Mary Coughlan plays the second of two nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England, UK.
Having injured his back, Eric Clapton announces the cancellation of his next two European concerts - Vienna (11 June) and Stuttgart (12 June).
Ed Sheeran is presented with the first Official Number 1 Album Award ahead of his three sold-out shows at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England, Europe.
Michele Stodart plays on The Tim Peaks Stage at The Isle Of Wight Festival, Isle Of Wight, England, UK.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play at The Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cabbage, The Shimmer Band and April play at Picture House Social, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
On his 44-show Boy Meets World tour Drake plays the second of two nights at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by dvsn.
On her Emerald Island tour, Caro Emerald plays the second of two nights at The Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by Irit Dekel.
Cabbage play at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, UK, Europe.
On their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Groupama Aréna, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
At the 60th Annual Grammy Awards in Madison Square Gardens, New York City, USA, Bruno Mars wins Album Of The Year and Record of The Year for 24k Magic. Ed Sheeran gets Best Pop Vocal Album for Divide. Kendrick Lamar wins Best Rap Performance for Humble.
On their joint-headlining tour, Jack Carty and Maz O'Connor play at The Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.