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plays his first show ever in South America, to an audience of 90,000 at the Estadio Cicero Pompeu de Toledo (Morumbi Stadium), Sao Paolo, Brazil.
On their Presto tour, Rush play at The Convention Center Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA, supported by Mr. Big.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie
, plays the first of three nights at The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, California, USA.
plays the first of four sell-out shows at the Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
performs at the Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, funeral of Ryan White, the haemophiliac 18-year-old who had contracted AIDS through a blood transfusion and been shunned for it. Michael Jackson
also attends the service.
play at The Blue Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA, with Crackerbash and Earth.
plays on Queen Elizabeth 2nd, Osaka Harbor, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
On her Blond Ambition
plays the first of three nights at Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, Asia.
wins four trophies (Top Male and New Male Vocalist; Album of the Year for Killin' Time; and Single of the Year for A Better Man) during the 25th annual Academy Of Country Music awards in the Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play at Henry's Pub, Spokane, Washington, USA.
play in the Festtent, Makkum, Friesland, Netherlands, Europe.
Prince previews his forthcoming Nude Tour at the 650-ticket Rupert's Nightclub in Golden Valley, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Proceeds from the $100-a-head tickets go to the family of his former bodyguard, Charles "Big Chick" Huntsberry, who died on April 2nd of heart failure at age 49.
Free jazz saxophonist Frank Wright
dies in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe.
On his Storm Front tour, Billy Joel
plays at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK.
On their Hot In The Shade
tour, Kiss play at The Civic Center, Peoria, Illinois, USA, with Slaughter and Faster Pussycat.
plays at The Fabulous Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
On the final night of the Glastonbury festival
, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, Europe, a female fan is crushed against the barriers in front of the stage, and The Cure
's set is interrupted by a helicopter descending during Fascination Street to rescue the injured fan.
On his Manic Nirvana tour, Robert Plant
plays the second of two nights at Great Woods Amphitheatre, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
play at Burberries, Birmingham, England, UK.
On their Hot In The Shade
tour, Kiss play at The Memorial Auditorium, Greenville, South Carolina, USA.
play at The Ravinia Festival Highland Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bruce Dickinson, former lead vocalist of Iron Maiden
, plays in Dallas, Texas, USA.
play at The Axis, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their The Hard Way tour, Steve Earle
And The Dukes play at Raiders Nightclub, Queenbeyan, Australia, Oceania
releases his nineteenth LP, Ragged Glory
, on Reprise Records in the USA. He is backed on the album by his frequent collaborators Crazy Horse.
plays at The Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet, near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Following a massive letter-writing campaign, Marvin Gaye
is finally awarded a star on the Walk Of Fame, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Lou Rawls and Berry Gordy are among those attending the award ceremony.
play at The Greek Theatre/UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA.
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