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After MTV edits secenes of semi-naked girls fondling phallic crucifixes from his Hot In The City video, Billy Idol refuses to let the channel air it, claiming they have "eliminated every scrap of meaning".
The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson reaches No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart.
14 Iced Bears play in the Alamein Suite at the The City Hall, Salisbury.
Matthew John Trippe of Tampa, Florida, USA, files an unusual lawsuit against Motley Crue. Trippe, who has a history of mental health issues and trouble with the law, claims that he was secretly hired to pose as Nikki Sixx and toured, wrote and recorded with the band for a time during 1983 and 1984.
Bruce Springsteen's Tunnel Of Love Express Tour plays the second of two nights in The Dean Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
Madness release a new single, I Pronounce You, in the UK.
Alexandra Palace, London, UK, re-opens for the first time since the disastrous fire of 1980. Development and restoration work begins.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays in Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at the McNichols Arena, Denver, Colorado.
Ozzy Osbourne announces that he would like to do a tour of the world's insane asylums.
Poison release a new album, Open Up and Say...Ahh!, in the USA.
The Rosehip play in the Alamein Suite at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by The Mega City Four, The Mayfields and Jane From Occupied Europe.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the second of three nights at the Metropolitan Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the last of three nights at the Metropolitan Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Martina Schiff marries John McBride in Wichita, Kansas, USA, thus becoming Martina McBride.
As Milli Vanilli begin a five month promotional trip through Europe, Charles Shaw reveals on German radio that he sang on their hit single, Girl You Know It’s True. Producer Frank Farian allegedly pays him $155,000 to desist.
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On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at Flaminio Stadium Rome, Italy.
Leonard Cohen plays the first of three sold-out nights at The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, UK.
Peter Gabriel is working on the soundtrack to the film The Last Temptation Of Christ in Real World Studios, Box, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
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On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at Eriksbergsvarvet, Gothenburg, Sweden, to an audience of 53,000.
The album Savage Amusement by Scorpions is awarded a Platinum disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
As part of the month-long Capital Radio Music Festival, Wet Wet Wet play the first of two nights at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
As part of the month-long Capital Radio Music Festival, Wet Wet Wet play the second of two nights at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
Bob Dylan's album Down In The Groove enters the UK pop albums chart, where it will peak at No32 during a three-week run.
On his Bad tour, Michael Jackson returns to play at the Mungersdorfer Stadium, Cologne, Germany, Europe, for the second time in this month.
On the Tunnel Of Love tour, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band play at Weser Stadium, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
Erasure play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Aerosmith play at the Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, supported by Guns N'Roses.
David Lee Roth plays at Alpine Valley Music Theater, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA.
Fugazi play at Frankford YMCA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Robert Smith of The Cure marries his childhood sweetheart Mary Poole at the Benedictine Monastery, Worth Abbey, Sussex, England, UK, Europe, where The Cure had played their very first gig.
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Pink Floyd play at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Back home in Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA, after a massive world tour, Bruce Springsteen hops on stage at The Stone Pony Club to guest with Cats on Stand By Me and Around And Around.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays at Talavera Wiesen, Wurzburg, Germany, Europe, to an audience of 43,000.
Neil Young and Ahe Bluenotes play at The Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
Vangelis performs live in the Panathinaiko stadium, Athens, Greece, Europe, to accompany the lighting of the Olympic Flame at the start of the Olympic Games.
The Beach Boys play in Rosenblatt Stadium, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
David Lee Roth plays the first of two nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, supported by Great White.
Papa Dee Allen, drummer for 70s funky-rock band War dies of an aneurysm while playing at the Talk Of The Town, Vallejo, California, USA.
A light plane crashes outside the Great Woods Performing Arts Centre, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA, while Neil Young storms through Tonight's The Night on stage inside.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the second of three nights at the Civic Arena, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to an audience of 16,230.
The Waterboys release a new LP, Fisherman's Blues, on Ensign Records in the UK.
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On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the second of four nights at The Capitol Center, Landover, Maryland, to an audience of 17,470.
UK tv show Top Of The Pops bans any record including the word 'acid', and Mecca ballrooms ban acid house parties. Even Smiley t-shirts are banned in some shops.
The Pogues become the first musical victims of a British government ban on the broadcasting of statements by terrorists or their supporters when their song 'Birmingham Six' is put on an IBA blacklist.
Mike And The Mechanics enter the UK album chart with their second album, The Living Years. It will peak at No2 and go on to international success.
John Hiatt plays at Park West, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Guns N'Roses release their second album, G N'R Lies, on Geffen Records in the UK.
Nirvana are recording their debut album, Bleach, at Reciprocal Recording Studios, Seattle, Washington.
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