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Sid Phillips And His Band play in Hastings, England, UK, Europe.
Neil Andrew Howe Fox is born. He will find success as UK tv presenter Dr Fox [Pepsi Chart Show] and as a deejay on Capital FM. He is also known as Foxy and Neil Fox.
The Springfields (including Dusty Springfield) perform live on the BBC Light Programme Radio Show Workers' Playtime, from an electrical enginering factory at Crawley, Sussex, England, UK, Europe.
Blues legend Howlin' Wolf arrives in the UK for a tour.
The Beatles release a new single, From Me To You/Thank You Girl on Capitol Records in Canada.
Fifteen million British viewers tune in to see The Beatles on popular weekly UK tv show Sunday Night At The London Palladium. Also on the bill is Brook Benton. This show is often cited as the starting point of Beatlemania.
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The Pretty Things play at New Brighton Tower, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
The highest new entry in the Cashbox magazine chart of the 100 best-selling singles in the USA is (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, entering at No66.
The Brian Auger Trinity play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
Popular vocalists Dusty Springfield and Vince Hill are guests on tv show Juke Box Jury in the UK, Europe.
The Rolling Stones, The Spencer Davis Group, Unit 4+2, The Checkmates and The End play at The ABC, Carlisle, England, UK, Europe
The Moody Blues appear on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour bus departs from Allsop Place, London, England, UK, Europe. The travellings of the bus will be filmed and released as a tv special.
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Timebox are playing at Klook's Kleek, in The Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
The last episode of cult UK tv series The Prisoner, Fallout, is transmitted in the London area. The Beatles are watching, because their song All You Need Is Love is used on the soundtrack. Impressed by the directing skills of the show's star, Patrick McGoohan, they resolve to ask him to write and direct a movie for them, but the project never gets off the ground.
Mony Mony by Tommy James And Shondells enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No1.
The Byrds release a new single, I Wasn't Born To Follow / Child Of The Universe, on CBS Records in the UK.
The Nice play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Jethro Tull begin a nation-wide British tour at The City Hall, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe, with Savoy Brown and Terry Reid as supporting acts.
Gene Pitney, Clodagh Rodgers and Badfinger play at The Astoria, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their first European tour, Creedence Clearwater Revival play the first of two nights at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Adam And The Ants play at Leicester University, Leicester, England, UK, Europe, supported by Martian Dance.
Prince releases a new single, Do It All Night, in the UK.
Lynval Golding of the Fun Boy Three is attacked at a disco in Coventry, England, UK, Europe, and requires 29 stitches in his face and neck.
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At Claridges Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe, David Bowie holds a press conference to launch his album Let's Dance, and the accompanying Serious Moonlight tour.
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The Damned play at Goldiggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by the Anti-Nowhere League.
Nick Heyward releases his third solo single, Blue Hat For A Blue Day, in the UK.
Echo and the Bunnymen hold their bizarre Crystal Day in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
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During their World Slavery Tour, Iron Maiden play at Hala Arena, Poznan, Poland, Europe. After the show, they repair to a local restaurant, The Adria, for a drink. However, there is also a wedding reception in the restaurant, and Maiden are talked into playing a brief live set for the bride and groom, during which they perform Deep Purple's Smoke On The Water.
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New Order play at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
On their World Slavery tour, Iron Maiden play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Thompson Twins play in Modesto, California, USA.
Grandmaster Melle Mel And The Furious Five play at The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Iron Maiden play the second of four sold-out nights at Long Beach Arena, California, USA, during the North American segment of a world tour.
The Smiths play at Kaiser Auditorium, Oakland, California, USA.
Pendragon play at The Naval Club, Rosyth, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Richard Thompson plays at Marsham Town Hall, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Big Country play at The Soviet Embassy, London, England, UK.
The Cure play in Houston, Texas, USA.
Lush release their debut album, Spooky, produced by Robin Guthrie of The Cocteau Twins, on 4AD Records in the UK.
British prime minister Tony Blair hosts a private party at No10 Downing Street, London, England, UK, Europe, to celebrate the success of the UK music industry, with guests including Oasis and Pet Shop Boys.
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Eliza Doolittle plays at The Masque, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by Tinashe.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at T In The Park, Kinross, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Amazing Snakeheads announce via their Facebook page that the band's drummer and bassist have quit, leaving only frontman Dale Barclay from the line-up that released the band's debut album in April.
Val Doonican, the popular Irish crooner and tv entertainer dies, aged 88, at a nursing home in Buckinghamshire, England, UK. He had not been ill, but one of his his daughters said his "batteries had just run out".
Astrid Williamson releases a new LP, We Go To Dream, on One Little Indian Records in the UK.
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Nervosa play at The Krazyhouse, Liverpool, England, UK.
The Bonnevilles play at Vera, Groningen, Netherlands, Europe.
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