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In the midst of a UK tour, Mike Joyce of The Smiths
wakens to find he has chicken pox. The Smiths
abandon the tour, leaving The Go Betweens to fill in for them. The band's sound engineer, Grant Cunliffe, observed, "His face was three times the size it was the day before."
of The Beach Boys
are buried at sea by USCGC Point Judith (WPB 82345) in location 33-53.9N, 118-38.8W.
The remains of
Simon Townshend releases a new single, I'm The Answer, produced by his brother Pete Townshend
of The Who.
UK tour plays at North Staffordshire Polytechnic, Stoke, England, UK, Europe.
UK gender-bending pop vocalist Marilyn enters the UK singles chart for the second time. The track, Cry And Be Free, will peak at No31.
Peter Tork, former bassist with teen pop idols The Monkees
, turns 40.
, supported by Gary Moore, play a gig in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Lucy Show
play at Camden Palace, London, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Spring Street Theatre, Hull, England, UK, Europe.
, supported by Gary Moore, come to the end of a British tour with a show in Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
Conflict, Vex and Icons play at The Boat Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Millie Jackson plays at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Billy Connolly plays at The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
end their North American tour at The Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
play the second of two nights at Queens Hall, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Lead Mill, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
, supported by Bronz, play at The Liesure Centre, Crawley, England, UK, Europe.
, supported by Bronz, play at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Civic Arena, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
's Sing Blue Silver tour plays at Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, Southern Carolina, USA.
and Exciter play at St. George's Hall, Blackburn, England, UK, Europe.
play at San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA. (1984)
[For Ratt's entire 1984 tour itinerary, click here
The newly-issued Billboard
Top 100 singles chart in the USA includes a record-breaking 40 British acts.
is playing during a run of dates at The Dominion, London, England, UK, Europe.
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) play at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Jazz piano star Albert Dailey
dies in Denver, Colorado, USA, aged 46.
During sessions for the album Empire Burlesque, Bob Dylan
records Honey Wait and Mountain Of Love with Al Green
, at Intergalactic Studio, New York City, USA.
Vince Neil of Motley Crue
throws a BBQ at his house in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA, to celebrate the group's latest album. The party lasts for several days, and eventually a gin soaked Vince needs to make a booze run. Jumping in his red Pantera, Neil and Hanoi Rocks drummer Nick 'Razzle' Dingly head for the local liquor store. The car slides sideways on a slick spot on the road and Neil looses control. Doing 65 mph in a 25 mph zone, the car collides with oncoming traffic injuring himself, two others and killing Razzle.
During a show in the Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Bruce Springsteen
responds to President Ronald Reagan's recent misguided adulatory comments by saying, 'I kind of got to wondering what his favorite album must been.'
Tremaine Aldon Neverson is born in Petersburg, Virginia, USA. he will find fame as Trey Songz