ON THIS DAY...
2001: Sting performed at the Aviation Club Tennis Stadium in Dubai, UAE.
1996: Sting performed at the Estadio Municipal de Cartagonova in Cartagena, Spain.
1995: Sting and Trudie attended the premiere of Trudie's film 'Moving The Mountain' at New York's Sony Theatre. All proceeds were donated to Amnesty International.
1993: Sting performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England honouring the first of three Royal Albert Hall shows cancelled earlier in the year because of a throat infection.
1986: Sting performed at Memorial Drive in Adelaide, Australia.
1982: The Police performed at Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey, USA.
1980: The Police performed at the Eilenreadehalle in Hannover, Germany. Sting's voice gave out about 5 songs into the set. To prevent a riot, the plug was pulled and the band pretended that a power failure had brought the show to a premature close.
"I was educated musically in the fifties by the BBC and I heard everything from Beethoven's Fifth to Kathy Kirby to Carousel so I have a very catholic understanding and appreciation of music, in the universal sense."