1964 – The Detours play the Oldfield Hotel in Greenford
1966 – The Who play the Agincourt Ballroom in Camberley
1970 – The Who begin the Opera House Tour taking Tommy to some of Europe’s most prestigious opera house. The first is the Champs Elysees Theatre in Paris
1971 – The 6th Pete Townshend page in Melody Maker is published. In “Do you suffer from media frustration?” Pete discusses the pros and cons of BBC radio.
1976 – “Squeeze Box” backed with “Success Story” is finally released as a single in Europe. It will peak at #10 in the British charts.
1978 – Shooting begins on “The Legacy” in which Roger takes a small role in his first fiction film not directed by Ken RussellWatch the trailer for the movie on YouTube here
1980 – Variety reports The Who have been signed to Warner Brothers Records for a three-record deal for $12 million dollars
1993 – Roger appears at the Paramount Theatre Benefit Concert for the CityKids Foundation of New York.
2001 – Susan and The Surftones release their CD All The Beat…All The Best featuring a cover of “My Generation.”
2002 – Pete posts a long diary message called “A Different Bomb” about the dangers of child pornography on the Internet. “When you are a child – possibly the victim of a war, maybe just an orphan or foster child – and sexual abuse follows, it could be said that what drops on you is ‘…a different bomb’. I believe that the internet is a latent bomb factory for the children of the future.” After the blowup about his research on this issue in 2003, Pete is forced to stop plans to continue writing what was meant to be a exposé book and this document is all that is ever published.