ON THIS DAY...
2012: Sting performed at the Zenith in Rouen, France.
2007: The Police performed at Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, USA.
2006: Sting and Trudie were among the guests invited to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Prince's Trust at the Roundhouse in London.
2000: Sting performed at the Palais Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.
1978: The Police performed at CBGB's in New York.
1989: Sting appeared as Macheath in the '3 Penny Opera' at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York.
1987: Sting performed at the Ritz Club in New York City, USA.
1980: The Police performed at the El hotel de Mexico in Mexico City.
"Criticising me is like hitting an elephant with a shotgun - a pretty easy target, you don't get many points. But I probably do enjoy the chase. I do enjoy the attention, I have to be honest with you. I am , naturally a quiet, shy retiring person."