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The NME's annual chart points survey shows Frankie Goes To Hollywood dominating the 1984 charts with Relax and Two Tribes.
play at Dingwalls, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
is born in Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Compilation album Greatest Hits Vol. 1 by Queen is certified by the BPI as a double platinum album in the UK.
Sky play at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
XMAL Deutschland play at at Bradford University, Bradford, England, UK, Europe.
It is announced that Mark Ellen
is standing down as editor of Smash Hits
magazine in the UK, and will be replaced by Steve Bush.
play at The Neckarstadion, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
(formerly Dr. Hook
And The Medicine Show) play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Gil Scott-Heron plays at Glasgow Pavilion, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Triffids play at The Crystal Goblet, Shrewsbury, 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.
play at Thames Polytechnic, Woolwich, London, England, UK, Europe, with The Mud Men and others.
Morr issey Mullen play at The Half Moon, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
release a new single, The Moon Is Blue
, on 4AD Records in the UK. As an incentive to buy it, the single comes with a free LP, but the ploy is not successful.
Alabama play at Riverbend, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
play at Earthmovers, Kentish Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Stress release a six-track mini album, The Big Wheel, on Adventures In Reality Records in the UK.
releases a new single, Why Can't We Be Friends, on DBM Records in the UK.
Go! Service play at the 100 Club
, London, England, UK, Europe, with The Gents.
William Perryman, the blues and r'n'b pianist known to early rock'n'roll aficionados in the USA as Piano Red
or Doctor Feelgood, dies of cancer aged 73 in Dekalb General Hospital, Decatur, Georgia, USA.
Dumpy's Rusty Nuts play at Whites, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
Vitamin Z play at The Victoria, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, Europe.
plays at The War Memorial, Rochester, New York State, USA.
Sting begins a three-month long North American tour with a gig at The State University Amphitheater, San Diego, USA.
The Untouchables play at Camden Palace, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
On his Sites Of Scottish Cultural Significance tour, Jesse Rae
plays at The Community Centre, Nairn, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Davincis play at The Fire Station, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Red Lion, Gravesend, England, UK, Europe.
King Kurt play at The Wood Liesure Centre, Colchester, England, UK, Europe.
On their Ultimate Silly Tour, Haze
play at Bogies Club, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
play at The Civic Center, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Jeffrey Lee Pierce
begins a British tour with a show at The Underground, Croydon, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Moonbats.
The Communards play at The Shaw Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Harvey And The Wallbangers play at The Churchill Theatre, Bromley, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
plays the first of three nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Level 42 play at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
of The Who is among the celebrities taking part in the Oxfam National Fast in the UK, to raise awareness of worldwide famine.