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play at the Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
is spending the eighth of nine days in jail In Tokyo, Japan, on a marijuana possession charge. [outlaw]
Actor John Belushi
jams with the Dead Boys at the Whiskey A Go Go in Hollywood, California, USA.
play in The University, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
The Pretenders play at Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, UK, Europe.
play in Amsterdam, Holland, Europe, supported by The UK Subs.
The Pretenders play at Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland, UK, Europe.
of hit-making 60s vocal group The Skyliners commits suicide in her car in her garage at home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
play at The Boat Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
play the first of two nights at The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, California, USA.
Two top executives of the Sam Goody record retailing chain in the USA are indicted on charges of selling bootleg records and tapes.
Dexys Midnight Runners play at University College, Dublin, Eire.
The Boomtown Rats play in Ottawa, Canada.
play at the US University, Cairo, Egypt, Africa.
completes recording of his next single, Little Jeannie, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at The Carlton, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Rick James plays at The Civic Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, supported by Prince.
play at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
, voted the world's Number One jazz-rock band in the Melody Maker
Polls for 1978 and 1979, play at The Venue, London, UK.
are working on the songs Peggy Sue and Love's Made A Fool Of You at Odyssey Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Rush play the last of three nights in The Palladium, New York City, USA.
Pat Travers plays at Tucson Community Center Arena, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
a $3m copyright infringement lawsuit
in Manhattan Federal Court, New York City, USA, alleging that the hit single Timber by Pitbull and Ke$ha has borrowed its harmonica riff from their 1978 song San Francisco Bay.
Songwriters Lee Oskar, Keri Oskar and Greg Errico file
release their seventh studio album, Back in Black. It will eventually sell over 49m copies worldwide.
On their World Invasion Tour, Van Halen
play at Chicago International Amphitheater, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Rail.
Queen's latest album, The Game
, peaks at No1 in the Billboard
US albums chart for the first of five weeks.
The Jacksons, including Michael Jackson
, play the third of four non-consecutive nights at The Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Specials play the first of two nights at Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, supported by the Swinging Cats.
reaches No1 in the Billboard
Top 40 singles chart in the USA with Lady, for the first of six weeks.
A naked 16-year-old girl, found in the Los Angeles, California, USA, home of Eagles member Don Henley, has to be treated for drug intoxication. Henley is arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, cocaine and quaaludes, plus contributing to the delinquency of a minor.