ON THIS DAY...
2019: Sting performed the role of Jackie White in The Last Ship at the at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, Canada.
2017: Sting performed at the Sant Jordi Club in Barcelona, Spain. More ▶
2012: Sting performed at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo in London, England.
2000: Sting performed at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
1996: Sting performed at the Spektrum in Oslo, Norway.
1993: Sting performed at the Music Hall in Hannover, Germany.
1988: Sting performed at the Forum in Los Angeles, USA.
1980: The Police performed at Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia.
1979: The Police performed at the Agora ballroom in Painesville, USA.
1978: The Police played a new song, 'Roxanne', to Miles Copeland for the first time.
"I'm famous for couplets that are a bit dodgy. It's called feminine rhyme and it's used for humorous purposes. I'm often lambasted for rhyming ‘shake and cough' with ‘Nabokov', which amuses me."