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 Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, USA.
2015: Sting was in Newcastle where he delivered the annual South Shields Lecture at Harton Technology College.
2014: Sting and Paul Simon performed at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
2012: Sting performed at the Kesselhaus in Munich, Germany.
2007: Sting & Edin Karamazov performed at the Musikhalle in Hamburg, Germany.
2001: Sting and Trudie were in Milan for the start of the fashion week there.
1997: Sting performed at The Theatre at Madison Square Gardens in New York.
1988: Sting performed at the University of Illinois Pavilion in Chicago, USA.
1984: The Police were awarded Grammy awards for Best single ('Every Breath You Take'), Best Rock Instrumental ('Brimstone & Treacle'), Best Performance by a Rock Band (The Police) and Best Song Writer (Sting). The Police performed at Western Spring Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.
"I think reincarnation is a nice idea. I can't sit here and defend it rationally, because there really is no rational defence of it. It is a poetic idea. I don't think it would do you any harm to live as though it is true."