The Happy Organ (Dave "Baby" Cortez) was a hit.
The Shirelles' "Soldier Boy" becomes their first #1 hit, topping the charts for three weeks.
Alan Price announces he is leaving the Animals at the peak of their popularity. He is replaced by Dave Rowberry.
Buffalo Springfield performs its final concert in Long Beach, California.
David Bowie releases 'Aladdin Sane' ("a lad insane"), a further elaboration upon his hard-rocking spaceman persona. It yields the singles "Jean Genie" (#2 UK, #71 US) and "Drive-In Saturday" (#3 UK),
Sweet hits #3 in the US with "Little Willy."
Peaches & Herb hits #1 with "Reunited".
Canadian trio Triumph hits the US charts with its second album, 'Just A Game'.
Human League hits #11 in the UK with "The Lebanon".
Crazy For You (Madonna) was a hit.
Cleveland was awarded the site for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Aerosmith hits #9 with "What It Takes".
MTV announces the launch of its seventh international network, MTV Asia. The customized 24-hour English-language channel is targeted to 12-34 year-old audiences in Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore. With MTV Asia's launch, the service is distributed to more than 5 million television homes in 11 countries.