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package tour The Biggest Show of Stars '65, featuring The Four Tops
, The Temptations
, Martha And The Vandellas
, Stevie Wonder
, Junior Walker
And His All-Stars, The Marvelettes
, The Spinners, Kim Weston
, Willie Tyler And Lester and Choker Campbell's Big Band, plays at The Dinner Key Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA.
On their second North American tour, The Cream
play at the Civic Auditorium, San Jose, California, USA.
Todd Sucherman is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as a drummer for Styx
And The Fish play at the UC Medical Center, Berkeley, California, USA.
plays at Théâtre Romain de Fourvière, Lyon, France, Europe.
The album The Game by Queen is certified as a Platinum disc by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA.
releases a new single, White Boys And Heroes, in the UK.
play at The Sportshalle, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
New York City’s beloved Bottom Line
club celebrates its 20th anniversary.
marries Margo Lee Walker, a 24-year-old student from Los Angeles, in Moraga, California, USA. The couple try to keep the wedding private, but "a crowd of screaming teenage fans" shows up.
Wild Boys by Duran Duran
peaks at No2 in the US and UK singles charts.
, Ivor Cutler
, Dick Gaughan and Jon Agard play at The Civic Hall, Peckham, London, England, UK, Europe.
In the wake of the recent disaster at the UK's Monsters Of Rock
Festival, Prince has doubts about the safety of his gig at Hamburg's 65,000 capacity Volksparkstadion. So, instead, he plays two nights at the Wilhelm Koch Arena.
play at Newport Music Hall, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
play at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK.
Chris Martin of Coldplay
is voted the World's Sexiest Vegetarian in a poll of 13,000 celebrity vegetarians conducted by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.)
plays in The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The various artists compilation album Listen To Bob Dylan
: A Tribute, is released on Drive-Thru Records. the album comprises versions of Bob Dylan
songs recorded by James Blunt
, Socratic, Anberlin, Cerys Matthews, Jason Mraz
, Steel Train and others.
Swedish duo Totta And Wiehe release the album Dylan, comprising their cover versions of fourteen Bob Dylan
songs sung in Swedish.
, composer of the hit single Diamond Rings, is about to start her fourth year studying medicine at Glasgow University when she signs a deal with EMI.
plays at Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia, Europe.
plays at The Dome, Brighton, England, UK.
Music business manager Steve Popovich
dies at his home, aged 68
, in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. He had a history of heart troubles, and was suffering stress as a result of royalty litigation against Sony Music. He found success as a manager notable for launching and/or guiding the careers of many artists through his work with the CBS label, including Meat Loaf
, The Jacksons, Cheap Trick
, Bruce Springsteen
, Southside Johnny
And The Asbury Jukes and Bob Dylan
During their Progress Live
tour, Take That
play the sixth of eight nights at The City Of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, UK.
Icelandic singer-songwriter Gotye
plays at Neo Soul, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.
On her Red Tour, Taylor Swift
plays at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, Asia.
testifies before the Congressional House Judiciary Committee in Washington DC, USA, on the matter of music licensing and illegal downloading.
On her Live 2016 Tour
plays the second of three nights at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
In an interview on the US tv show Today
, Bono of U2
tells the show's co-host Jenna Bush Hager that, although he and her father, US President George W. Bush, came from different political sides, the rock singer became, "very fond of him, and it's funny because underneath his armour, there's passion, compassion; he has it."