ON THIS DAY...
2017: Sting performed at the Auditorio Banamex in Monterrey, Mexico.
2010: Sting recorded additional tracks for his new 'Symphonicities' album at Abbey Road studios in London.
2008: The Police performed at Woodlands Pavilion in Houston, USA.
2004: Sting performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.
2001: Sting performed at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, USA.
2000: Sting performed at the Roman Arena in Verona, Italy.
1996: Sting performed at the Royal Palace Auditorium in Bucharest, Romania.
1995: Sting and Trudie attended the wedding of old friend and ex-Eagle, Don Henley in Malibu.
1993: The 'Ten Summoner's Tales' album was certified platinum in the USA.
1991: Sting performed at Patinoire de Malley in Lausanne, Switzerland.
1988: Sting performed at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.
1981: Sting received an Ivor Novello award after being named 'Songwriter of the Year' for 1980.
1979: The Police performed at Freeborn Hall at the University of California in Davis, USA.
1978: The Police performed with Eberhard Schoener at the Sartory in Cologne, Germany.
"'When I moved to London in 1975, I was struggling to make a living. I auditioned at the Zanzibar in Covent Garden. I sang Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic and the guy said: ‘We need commercial hit songs. We don't need this kind of stuff.'"