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Punk poet John Cooper Clark and ex-Velvet Underground
vocalist Nico play at Dingwalls, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
leader Jerry Garcia
is caught freebasing in a car in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA, and is sentenced to enter a drug-aversion program and play a benefit concert.
On the second part of their Happy In Flares tour, Doctor And The Medics
play at The Escape Club, Brighton, UK.
The Pogues play at Keele University, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
The biographical drama movie Mask
, starring Cher, opens at selected cinemas in the USA. It is said that Cher and director Peter Bogdanovich clashed during the making of the film.
begins his first ever Australian tour with five nights at the Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia, Oceania
Paddy McAloon of Prefab Sprout
writes the song When Love Breaks Down at his home in Consett, County Durham, England, UK, Europe.
Simon Jeffes, leader of the Penguin Café Orchestra, dines at the Balzac Bistro, Shepherd's Bush, London, England, UK, Europe, with Austrian composer Hans Joachim Roedelius.
Dead Or Alive
play at The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
All About Eve play at The Embassy Club, Bond Street, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dead Or Alive
play at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
And Dr. Love play at Lincoln College, Oxford, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Roaring Boys.
On their Brothers In Arms tour, Dire Straits
play at The NEC, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Hank Wangford Band plays at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Armoury Show
play at The Winter Gardens, Cleethorpes, England, UK, Europe.
Dead Or Alive
play at The Hippodrome, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
The Armoury Show
play at The Laboratory, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Liberation Music Orchestra, The Paris Reunion Band, The John Warren Band, Loose Tubes, The Guest Stars and The Gail Thompson Trio play on the last of four days of a jazz festival at Pendley Manor, Tring, Hertfordshire, England, UK, Europe.
Dutch guitar innovator Wout Steenhuis
dies of cancer, aged 62, in Broadstairs, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
Country music singer-songwriter and actor Adam Gregory is born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He will chart several singles on the Canadian country music charts, including two which will also be Top 40 hits on the Billboard
Hot Country Songs chart in the USA.
play at The Rockhouse, Derby, England, UK, Europe.
During the Nice
Jazz Festival, B.B.King, Joe Williams And The Count Basie
Orchestra, Panama Francis and The Savoy Sultans perform for the first of two nights in La Grand Parade Du Jazz, Cimiez, Nice, France, Europe.
Thomas Mapfumo And Blacks Unlimited play at Hammersmith Palais, London, England, UK, Europe, with special guests the Benjamin Zephaniah Band.
play at Northampton Racecourse, Northampton, England, UK, Europe.
plays at Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
play at the County Fairgrounds, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
The Stone Roses
assemble at Strawberry Studios in Manchester, England, UK, Europe, to make some recordings with producer Martin Hannett. The results will not be widely heard until they are collected on the bootleg, Garage Flower, in 1996.
plays at The Fairgrounds, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.
star Simon Le Bon nearly drowns when his boat, Drum England, sinks two miles off the Cornish coast in the UK.
Sting plays the fourth of five nights at The Greek Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisconsin, USA.
Sting plays at the Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal, Canada.
Close To Me by The Cure
enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No24.
plays the last date of his Born In The USA tour, at The Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
enter the UK Singles Chart with The Whole Of The Moon on Ensign Records. It will peak at No26 during a seven-week run on the chart.
Sting's movie, Bring On The Night
, featuring live concert footage from Paris, France, Europe, opens in the USA.
fails to turn up to answer drugs and firearms charges at a hearing in Dallas, Texas, USA, and goes on the run from the law.