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Ozzy Osbourne resumes his Theater of Madness tour in Sunrise, Florida, USA, with Prong in support.
Procol Harum play in Augsburg, Germany, Europe.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones attends the premiere of his new movie, Freejack, at Mann's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Simply Red play the second of two nights at G-Mex, Manchester, England, UK.
UK indie band Kingmaker enjoy the first of eight minor hits when their Idiots At The Wheel EP enters the singles chart, on its way to No30.
Nirvana arrive in Australia, Oceania, for live dates as part of their Nevermind world tour.
Blues singer-guitarist Thunderbird Davis dies aged 52, of a heart attack while playing onstage at The Blues Saloon, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Procol Harum play in Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
While defending her support of husband/presidential candidate Bill Clinton on US tv shhow 60 Minutes, Hillary Clinton inadvertently insults The First Lady Of Country Music by stating, "I'm not sitting here some little woman standing by my man like Tammy Wynette".
Savatage play in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Nirvana play the first of three nights at The Palace, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Blair Dunlop is born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK, Europe. He is the son of former Fairport Convention member Ashley Hutchings and singer Judy Dunlop. He will find acclaim as a singer-songwriter in his own right.
Bob Dylan begins final rehearsals for his upcoming tour of Australia at the Leeds Rehearsal Facility, Hollywood, California, USA.
Sepultura play at Fryhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
It is reported that Frank Sinatra's own-brand of Spaghetti Sauce, launched in 1990, has not been well-received by the public. Armanino Foods Of Distinction, which owns 58% of the Sinatra brand has decided to drop the product.
Soundgarden play in The Warfield Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Blues singer and guitarist Johnny Shines dies aged 76 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. He had recently had a leg amputated as a result of hardening of the arteries.
David Bowie marries fashion model Iman.
When Jerry Garcia plays at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, Bob Dylan comes along to see the show.
Bob Dylan plays the first of seven nights at The Pantages Theater, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays his first concert ever in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, at Bally's Goldwin Events Center.
Daniel Jack "Beanpole" Boling, a former member of Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys, dies.
Jizzy Pearl, singer of glam/metal band Love/Hate, suspends himself from a 20-foot cross attached to the letter Y in the Hollywood Sign, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The stunt is designed to attract publicity which will hopefully increase sales of the band's latest album.
In support of her album Square The Circle, Joan Armatrading begins a 22-date tour with a show at Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz pianist Nat Pierce, best known for his work in the Woody Herman Herd, dies in Los Angeles, California, USA, of complications from a bleeding ulcer, aged 66.
Prince plays the second of eight nights at Earls Court, London, England, UK.
Prince plays the third of eight nights at Earls Court, London, England, UK.
When Morrissey plays at Les Eurockeennes Festival, in Belfort, France, Europe, he drapes himself in a Union Jack flag and uses enlarged photographs of skinheads as a stage backdrop. When he repeats this stunt later in the UK, he will be pilloried by the NME (New Musical Express) as a fascist and a racist.
A range of ties designed by guitarist Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead goes on sale at Bloomingdales, New York City, USA, selling at $28.50 each. Garcia cheerfully announces that he won't be wearing any of them.
Fats Domino plays at The Nice Jazz Festival, Nice, France, Europe.
A diverse group of musicians and composers, including Simon Jeffes of Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Radiohead begin the Creep tour at Moles Club, Bath, UK.
Guns N' Roses and Metallica play the twelfth show in a co-headlining 25-date US tour at The Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida, USA, with Faith No More as the opening act.
On the Creep tour, Radiohead play at The Crazy House, Liverpool, UK.
Michael Jackson formally opens a playground which he has funded at Leaganul Pentru Copii Sfinta Ecaterina orphanage in Bucharest, Romania. Later in the day, Jackson officially launches his charitable project The Heal The World Foundation at a press conference in the Casino Theatre.
Talking Heads file a legal suit in New York City, USA, claiming that EMI Records owes them $750,000 - an unpaid advance on their latest hits compilation.
During an eight-date tour, jazz saxophonist Tommy Smith plays at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Roy Budd Trio plays at The Bull's Head, London, SW13, UK.
On tour in support of her album Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos plays the first of two nights at Steeltown, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The John Ethridge Quartet plays at South Hill Park AC, Bracknell, UK.
Marion Montgomery plays the last of six nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, UK.
Andy Sheppard plays at the Four Bars Inn, Cardiff, Wales.
Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson play at The Town Hall, Cheltenham, UK.
Madeline Bell begins two weeks at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Birmingham, UK.
Gloria Estefan turns down a lucrative $5m soft drinks sponsorship deal for her forthcoming tour. Later, she observes, "It was only money."
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