|1957, Sun Records released 'Great Balls Of Fire', by Jerry Lee Lewis. The single went on to sell over five million copies worldwide, a No.1 in the UK & No.2 in the US.|
|1958, Elvis Presley went on maneuvers for the first time with the US Army's 32nd Tank Regiment near the German, Czech border.|
|1960, Elvis Presley had his fifth UK No.1 single with 'It's Now Or Never', it stayed at No.1 for eight weeks. The song which was based on the Italian song, 'O Sole Mio', gave Presley his first post-army No.1.|
|1962, The Crystals started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'He's A Rebel', it made No.19 on the UK chart.|
1963, The Beatles, The Brook Brothers, Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers, The Vernons Girls and The Kestrals all appeared at The Odeon, Leeds, England, tickets, 5/6.
1963, The last night of a 30 date UK tour featuring The Everly Brothers, Bo Diddley, The Rolling Stones, Mickie Most and The Flintstones at The Hammersmith Odeon, London. All the acts had played two shows every night.
1964, During a Rolling Stones North American tour a 17 year-old Rolling Stones fan fell from the balcony during a gig in Cleveland, Ohio. The Mayor of Ohio banned all future pop concerts, saying; "Such group's do not add to the community's culture or entertainment."