ON THIS DAY...
2017: Sting performed at the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan.
2013: Sting performed at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, USA. More ▶
2012: Sting performed at Chastain Park in Atlanta, USA. More ▶
2011: Sting performed at the Georgi Asparuhov Stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria. More ▶
2008: The Police performed at the TW Classic Festival in Werchter, Belgium. More ▶
2007: The Police performed at KeyArena in Seattle, USA. More ▶
2004: In the UK, 'Sting - An Unlikely Lad', a new hour long documentary was broadcast on ITV in the Tyne Tees region.
2000: Sting performed at the Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria. More ▶
1996: Sting appeared on 'TFI Friday', performing three songs which were recorded and released later in the month. In the evening The Grotesque had a special charity showing in London with all proceeds going to Elton John Aid's Foundation charity.
1993: The 'Fields Of Gold' single was released in the UK. More ▶
1991: Sting performed at the Estadio de El Molinon in Gijon, Spain.
1979: The Police performed at the Victoria Hall in Hanley, England.
"Paul McCartney's is one of those people who inspired me to become a songwriter. He's from Liverpool, a working class guy who conquered the world with his songs, so he gave a whole generation of people behind him the permission to attempt to do the same. And we did."