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Anthony Davis' Episteme plays at The Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, UK.
Anthony Davis' Episteme plays at The Triangle Media And Performance Centre, Birmingham, UK.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Long Beach Convention And Entertainment Center, Long Beach, California, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Bayfront Plaza Convention Center, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at The Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA.
Tony Destra who had been the drummer of two glam-metal bands, Britny Fox and Cinderella, dies at the age of 32, in a car crash following a concert performance in Philadelphia, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Hollywood Sportatorium, Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA.
The Jan Garbarek Quartet plays at The Triangle Media And Performance Centre, Birmingham, UK.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Mississippi, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the first of two nights at Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at The MetroCenter, Rockford, Illinois, USA.
The Cure play the second of two nights at Ferro Carril Oeste football stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
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Aged 69, legendary jazz drummer Buddy Rich dies in Los Angeles, California, USA, after undergoing surgery for a brain tumour.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York State, USA.
Fleetwood Mac release their first album in five years, Tango In The Night. It is the band's fourteenth studio album overall, and the fifth and final studio album from the line-up of Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie, John McVie and Mick Fleetwood.
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Michael Hobby is born in Greenwood, South Carolina, USA. He will become lead singer for southern country-rock band A Thousand Horses, which will score a hit in 2015 with its first country single, Smoke.
F.L.M. by Mel And Kim enters the UK album chart where it will peak at No3 during a 25-week run.
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On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at the Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Von Braun Civic Center, Huntsville, Alabama, USA.
Glastonbury CND Festival, a three-day event, at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, attracts 60,000 fans whose £21 ticket enables them to see Elvis Costello, Robert Cray, New Order, Paul Brady, Michelle Shocked and Van Morrison. A W.O.M.A.D. stage is also introduced at this festival. £130,000 is raised for CND and local charities.
Terence Trent D'Arby has his second UK singles chart entry with Wishing Well, which will peak at No4.
Chicago play at The Starwood Amphitheatre, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Echo And The Bunnymen release their fifth LP Echo And The Bunnymen on WEA/Sire Records.
On her Moment Of Truth World Tour, Whitney Houston plays at The Olympic Center Complex Arena, Lake Placid, New York State, USA.
Two stabbings take place during a David Bowie gig at Slane Castle, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Terry Lightfoot And His Jazzband play at The Wyvern, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The album Like A Virgin by Madonna is awarded a seven-times platinum disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Brazilian singer-songwriter Morris Albert is found guilty of plagiarizing the 1956 French composition Pour Toi for his huge hit song Feelings. Louis Gasté, the composer of Pour Toi, is added to the writers' credit. The song has also been recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley Bassey, Nina Simone, Petula Clark, Caetano Veloso, Engelbert Humperdinck, Glen Campbell, The O'Jays, Sarah Vaughan, Julio Iglesias, Dobie Gray and Johnny Mathis - to name but a few.
David Martin, bassist of 60s hitmakers Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs, dies aged 50.
Prestige, a booking agency owned by Miles Copeland, serves a writ on British band The Primitives, alleging that the group broke its contract with the agency by doing a gig at Guildford University, Guildford, England, UK, Europe, as a benefit show, thus depriving the agency of its anticipated £400 booking fee.
Madonna plays the first of three nights at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Blues pianist/guitarist Baby Doo Caston, who often worked with Willie Dixon, dies aged 70 of heart disease at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Def Leppard enter the Billboard albums chart in the USA with Hysteria which will peak at No1.
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Dusty Springfield, produced and accompanied by The Pet Shop Boys, enters the UK singles chart with What Have I Done To Deserve This?, which will peak at No2.
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Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara Bach have dinner at Le Dome, Hollywood, California, USA.
R.E.M. release the album Document, in the USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the last of five nights at The Entertainment Centre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Terry Lightfoot's Jazz Band play at the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Bad by Michael Jackson reaches No1 in the Billboard albums chart in the USA for the first of six weeks.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays the last of five nights at Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, to an audience of 38,000.
Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays the first of three nights at Osaka Stadium, Osaka, Japan.
Bob Dylan plays the second of four nights at Wembley Arena, London, UK, towards the end of the Temples And Flames tour. George Harrison is in the audience.
Sinead O'Connor releases her debut LP, The Lion And The Cobra, on Ensign Records in the UK.
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CBS Records is sold to the Sony Corporation in a deal worth about $2bn.
During a show at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses jumps off the stage into the crowd and assaults a security guard who has been manhandling an audience member. Rose is arrested, bringing the show to an end after just three songs.
A female fan sets off a can of CS gas at a Primal Scream gig in London, England, UK, Europe, ending the show in pandemonium. Creation Records boss Alan McGhee pursues her down a back alley but she escapes.
Prince decides to cancel release of his hotly-anticipated Black Album, just one week before its scheduled release date.
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Dennis Brown plays at Mutualite, Paris, France, Europe.
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