ON THIS DAY...
2015: Sting performed two 'Last Ship' based concerts at the Sage Gateshead, England.
2010: Sting and Trudie were in Washington DC for Earth Day and the Climate Rally. Sting performed a short set with The Roots including 'Fragile, 'Driven To Tears', 'Message In A Bottle' and 'One World'.
2002: Sting was the surprise guest in the unique 'The Play What I Wrote' at London's Wyndham's Theatre.
2001: Sting performed at the Sound and Light Theatre at the Pyramids Of Giza in Cairo, Egypt.
1991: Sting performed at Hammersmith Odeon in London, England.
1989: Sting appeared on the 'Wogan' TV show in London.
1988: Sting performed at the Arena in Bari, Italy.
1979: 'Roxanne' made the BBC top 20 chart and the Police performed at the Fulcrum Centre in Slough, England.
"The only thing I'm really acquisitive about are books. I have books that I've kept from university, even paperbacks - I would never throw a book away. I'm always afraid to lend a book to anyone, I admit it. They're my treasures."