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Wales

John W. Myers records In The Valley Of Kentucky, Calvary, Free As A Bird and Come Back To Erin for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Mary Hopkin is born in Pontardawe, Wales, UK, Europe. As a protege of Paul McCartney of The Beatles, she will have a smash hit in 1968 with Those Were the Days.
Shirley Bassey enters the UK Singles Chart with What Now My Love for Columbia Records. It will peak at No5 in the chart during a 17-week run. The song will also provide inspiration for the Madness hit, Return Of The Los Palmas Seven
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Duane Eddy, The Shirelles and Little Richard play at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Kinks, The Yardbirds and Goldie And The Gingerbreads play another show in their 21-date British tour, at The Capitol Cinema, Cardiff, Wales, UK. During the show, Kinks' guitarist Dave Davies kicks over Mick Avory's drumkit. Avory retaliates by throwing a cymbal at Davies, who crashes to the stage with a gashed head. The Kinks will be replaced on remaining dates by The Walker Brothers.
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Tom Jones attends the premiere of the new James Bond film Thunderball, in the London Pavilion, London, England, UK, Europe.
David Bowie And The Buzz play an evening show at the Racing Track, Brands Hatch, England, UK, Europe, during a Radio London sponsored racing event. Tom Jones, plus members of The Walker Brothers, The Small Faces, The Pretty Things and The Kinks also appear at the event.
Shirley Bassey records I (Who Have Nothing) in London, England, UK, Europe, for Columbia Records.
The Iveys and The Track play at The Youth Club, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe. The Iveys will find greater success after a name change to Badfinger.
The Iveys play at The Silver Horse Club, Arborfield, England, UK, Europe. The band will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger.
Pink Floyd play at The Top Rank Suite, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales.
Tonight's edition of The Tom Jones Show on tv in the USA features guest appearances by Raquel Welch, Lou Rawls, Roy Clark and The Ace Trucking Company.
Gene Pitney, Clodagh Rodgers and Badfinger play the first of three nights at The ABC, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Touring in support of their LP Riding High, Sassafras play at The Pavillion, Torquay, England, UK, Europe.
Slade play at Cardiff University, Wales, UK, Europe.
Shakin’ Stevens plays at The Polytechnic, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
XTC play at The Top Rank, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
It is announced that the world's first CD (compact disc) pressing plant outside Japan and Germany is to open in Wales, UK, Europe.
The Kinks play at St. David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Alarm play a gig in Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by The Faith Brothers.
Inner City Unit play at The Polytechnic Of Wales, Treforest, Wales, UK, Europe.
Elton John plays the first of two nights at The Newport Centre, Newport, Wales, UK, Europe.
Mike Peters of The Alarm is rushed to hospital after his eyes are burned by spotlights during a gig in Chester, England, UK, Europe. The remaining dates on their UK tour have to be cancelled.
Tom Jones plays the first of three nights at Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Illinois, USA.
Gene Loves Jezebel play at The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, Wales, UK.
Funeral For A Friend play at Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
The Stereophonics play at The Dome, Brighton, England, UK.
The Stereophonics begin a UK tour at The Point, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
John Mayer plays at Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK, supported by Ellie Goulding.
Sir Tom Jones celebrates his 70th birthday, marking the event with the release of a download and limited 7" double-A side single featuring versions of Bob Dylan's What Good Am I and John Lee Hooker's Burning Hell on Island Records.
On a tour supporting his album Under Lemonade Skies, Martyn Joseph plays at St. Mary's Church, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
Magnum play at The Tivoli, Buckley, Flintshire, Wales.
Lana Del Rey releases a new single, West Coast, as a digital download on Polydor Records in the UK.
Super Furry Animals founder Gruff Rhys performs his new album, American Interior, live on the Telegraph Stage at The Hay Book Festival, Hay, Wales, UK.
Paolo Nutini plays a sold-out gig at The Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
Funeral For A Friend play at Sound Circus, Bournemouth, UK, with Grader and Svalbard.
Marina And The Diamonds play at Institute 3, Birmingham, England, UK.
Marina And The Diamonds play at The O2 Academy, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
A 20ft tall golden-painted statue of Dame Shirley Bassey by artist Marc Rees, in a Boudicca pose is unveiled at Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, north-west Wales, UK, Europe, marking the start of a three-day celebration of arts, culture and creativity in Wales.
Stereophonics headline the Kendall Calling Festival, in the UK.
On his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays during four nights at Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
On their The Hysteria Tour 2018, Def Leppard play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
On his 35th Anniversary Transform tour, Howard Jones plays at The Sage, Gateshead, England, UK, Europe, supported by China Crisis.
Alter Bridge play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe, supported by Sevendust.
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