ON THIS DAY...
2009: Sting performed at the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, USA at the "Let The Sunshine In" event on behalf of the Narada Michael Walden Foundation.
2004: Sting performed at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.
2003: Sting was in Cannes where he presented the prestigious Grand Jury Prize to the Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan for his movie 'Uzak'.
2001: Sting performed at the Cumberland County Civic Centre in Portland, USA.
2000: Sting performed at the Plaza de Toros de Palma in Majorca, Spain.
1996: Sting performed at the Rock im Park Festival in Nurnberg, Germany.
1994: Sting received an Ivor Novello award for 'Best Song Lyrically and Musically' at an award ceremony at London's Grosvenor Hotel.
1993: Sting performed at Saenger Performing Arts Centre in New Orleans, USA.
1991: Sting performed at the Roman Arena in Verona, Italy.
1988: Sting performed at the Placa de Toros in Barcelona, Spain.
1986: Along with thousands of other participants, Sting took part in the 'Race Against Time' through the streets of London finishing the course in 45 minutes.
1985: Sting performed at the Mogador Theatre in Paris, France.
1979: The Police performed at Park West in Chicago, USA.
1978: The Police performed with Eberhard Schoener at the Zirkus Zone in Munich, Germany.
1977: The Police performed at the Marquee club in London, England.
"'For me, as hard as I work on each record, it’s not always the end result. The end result is usually the tour. You put a record out and then you tour with it, and the songs evolve into something slightly different, whereas the album is more definitive."