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Big River, based on the Mark Twain novel The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, is playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1005 performances. Featuring music written by country-pop singer-songwriter Roger Miller, the play wins seven Tony awards, including Best Score.
The one-off duo of Mick Jagger and David Bowie reaches No1 in the UK with a cover of Dancing In the Street.
The Pogues play at Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe.
Geno Washington plays at The King's Head, Fulham, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Flaming Mussolinis play at Moles, Bath, England, UK, Europe.
When The Jesus And Mary Chain play at The Electric Ballroom, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe, the event becomes a riot with bouncers battling fans as the band's equipment is trashed.
Conflict and Existance play at The Anarchist Open Air Free Festival, Reading, England, UK, Europe.
The Head On The Door by The Cure enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No7.
The Moodists release a mini-LP, Double Life, on Red Flame Records in the UK.
Abandon City! play at Peewees, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Grip play at The Pennyfarthing, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
Waylon Jennings releases a new LP, Turn The Page, on RCA Records in the UK.
The Bomb Party play at Ziggy's, Plymouth, England, UK, Europe.
Zeke Manyika And Dr. Love play at The Wroughton Centre, Milton Keynes, England, UK, Europe.
On their Ultimate Silly Tour, Haze play at The Esplanade Club, Whitley Bay, England, UK, Europe.
Perfect Way by Scritti Politti enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No48 during a five week stay.
That Petrol Emotion play at The Tunnel Club, Greenwich, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Rickburners and Final Hour.
Juice On The Loose play at The Cricketers, The Oval, London, England, UK, Europe.
Richard Strange's Engine Room play at The Fridge, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe.
Gloria Gaynor plays at The Adam Smith Centre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Sigue Sigue Sputnik play at The Leadmill, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Bill Hurley plays at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dennis Brown releases a new LP, Spellbound, on Blue Moon Records in the UK.
Ringo Starr is the first of The Beatles to become a grandfather, when his son Zak's wife Sarah gives birth to a duaghter, Tatia Jayne.
Texan country fiddler Alvin Crow plays at The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Mighty Lemon Drops play at The Ambulance Station, Old Kent Road, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by TV Personalities.
St Elmo's Fire by John Parr hits No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
Bruce Springsteen releases a new single, I'm Goin' Down, in the USA, on Columbia Records.
Rent Party play at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, England, UK, Europe, with Jazawaki.
Dumpy's Rusty Nuts play at The Heathery Bar, Wishaw, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Saxon play at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Boothill Foot Tappers, The Blubbery Hell Bellies, The Rapids and The Outer Limits play at Klub Foot in The Clarendon Hotel Ballroom, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
Rubella Ballet play at The Mermaid, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Sears.
Tenpole Tudor play at The Greyhound, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Groundhogs play at The Woods Leisure Centre, Colchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Babysitters play at Fans, Charing Cross Road, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Choir Militia.
The Membranes play at The Dugout, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
On his Dream Of The Blue Turtles tour, Sting plays at the Hoffman Estates, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Psychedelic surf punks The Surfin' Lungs release a new album, Cowabunga, on Big Beat Records in the UK.
The Three O'Clock play at The Underground, Croydon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Lloyd Cole And The Commotions play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Jazzateers.
King Kurt play at The Ice Rink, Inverness, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The Hank Wangford Band plays at The Half Moon, Putney, London, England, UK, Europe.
Midnight Oil play at The Pavilion, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
The Redskins play at Sefton Park, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by Barrington Levi, Alexei Sayle and High Five.
The Nashville Teens play at The Nags Head, High Wycombe, England, UK, Europe, with Eddy Monsoon.
Bucks Fizz play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Alien Sex Fiend release a new single, I'm Doing Time In A Maximum Security Twilight Home, on Anagram Records in the UK.
Pendragon play at The Red Lion, Gravesend, England, UK, Europe.