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enter the UK singles chart for the first time with There She Goes, on Go! Discs
. It will peak at No59, but will fare considerably better on re-release in late 1990, reaching No13.
play at The ASU Activity Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Noted Australian guitarist/singer/songwriter/producer Trevor Lucas
dies aged 45 of a heart attack in his sleep in Sydney, Australia, Oceania
gives her fiance Narvel Blackstock a chainsaw as a Valentine's Day gift.
Jazz virtuoso Paul Horn spends the first of two days recording a live LP of flute, saxophone and vocal improvisations inside The Taj Mahal
, Agra, India. The album will be titled Inside The Taj Mahal 2
Gerry Marsden, Paul McCartney
, The Christians and Holly Johnson release a re-recorded fund-raising version of Ferry Cross The Mersey. The release is designed to raise money to assist victims of the Hillborough football disaster, and it will peak at No1 in the singles chart.
Prince releases the soundtrack album to the movie Batman
on Warner Bros Records in the USA.
The Pet Shop Boys
release a new single, It's Alright, in the UK. It will peak at No5.
Paula Cole's album This Fire is certified by the RIAA
as having sold two million copies in the USA.
play at The SEC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe, during the Disintegration tour.
and his All Starr Band begin a 30-date North American tour at Park Central Amphitheater, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Dillards play at the T+C2 Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Joe Ely
Band plays at The Opera House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
play a brief acoustic set as a promotional event at Tower Records, London, England, UK, Europe.
plays at Indiana State Fair, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The Call play at Newport Music Hall, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
play at The Living Room, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
On her Heart Of Stone
plays the second of two nights at The Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Watersons play during the South Bank Music World Festival at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
's Like A Prayer wins the Viewers' Choice Award at the sixth Annual MTV Music Video Awards, in Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California, USA. The Cure
and The Cult play live. Orange Crush by R.E.M.wins Best Post-Modern Video.
A new main-belt asteroid is discovered by E. W. Elst of the European Southern Observatory, Chile, South America. The asteroid is named 7934 Sinatra
in honour of singer Frank Sinatra
When The Rolling Stones
play a second night at The Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, USA, they are joined for one song by Eric Clapton
. Earlier in the evening, Axl Rose
, singer of support band Guns N' Roses
, announces from the stage that the band will be destroyed if certain members of the band can't stop using heroin.
The Who play their fourth concert this month at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Sting opens in a New York City, USA, revival of Bertold Brecht and Kurt Weill’s play The Threepenny Opera at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater.
Nirvana play at Negativ, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
plays the first of three nights at The Palladium, London, England, UK, Europe.