ON THIS DAY...
2013: Sting appeared on the 'N Va Tous Y Passer' radio show in Paris, France.
2012: Sting performed at the Palais Nikaia in Nice, France.
2011: Sting performed at the Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, USA.
2007: The Police performed at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
2004: Sting performed at the Koenig-Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.
2003: Sting was in New York where he had a book signing for his memoir 'Broken Music' at Barnes and Noble in the Lincoln Centre. In the evening he performed at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Awards.
1999: Sting performed at Constitution Hall in Washington DC.
1991: Sting performed at the Frankenhalle in Nürnberg, Germany.
1989: Sting appeared as Macheath in the '3 Penny Opera' at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York.
1988: Sting performed at Flinders Park National Tennis Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
1980: The Police performed at the McFarlin Auditorium in Dallas, USA.
"'There was a lot of music in my family. My mother was a really good classical pianist, although she made money as a hairdresser, and my dad was a really good singer. A really good tenor voice. My uncle played the accordion and my grandad played the mandolin."