ON THIS DAY...
2012: Sting performed at the Congress Centre in Prague, Czech Republic.
2007: Sting & Edin Karamazov performed at the Salle Pleyel in Paris, France.
2004: Sting performed at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, USA.
2002: Sting attended rehearsals in London for his Brit Awards appearance. 1997's 'The Very Best of Sting & The Police' album was re-released with three new tracks and went straight into the UK charts at #1.
1999: Sting and Trudie attended an American Film Institute dinner honouring Dustin Hoffman in Los Angeles.
1994: Sting performed at the Stephen O'Connell Centre in Gainesville, USA.
1991: Sting performed at the Beacon Theatre in New York.
1986: Sting performed at the Sporthalle in Cologne, Germany.
1980: The Police performed at the Kinroo Kaikan in Nagoya, Japan.
1978: The Police performed at the Red Cow in London.
"I wrote Broken Music about my childhood. I tried to put that life into perspective, and to give thanks for that life, no matter how difficult it was. It was the perfect childhood for me to become who I am, because I'm proud of who I am. So in a sense, I was honouring my past."