ON THIS DAY...
2012: Sting performed at the Bergen Calling Festival in Norway.
2006: Sting performed at Petrovaradin Castle in Novi Sad, Serbia & Montenegro.
2004: Sting performed at the Kurpark in Wiesbaden, Germany.
2001: Sting performed at the Gwardia Stadium in Warsaw, Poland.
1995: Sting performed at Castle Hall in Osaka, Japan.
1993: Sting performed at Soldier Field in Chicago, USA where he opened for The Grateful Dead and 'Fields Of Gold' entered the UK singles chart.
1991: Sting performed at the Parc Des Expo in Caen, France.
1979: The Police performed at the Music Palais in Stockholm, Sweden.
"'I think I've become a modern day pirate in many ways. The idea of hidden gold, the black spot, and life on the high seas has always appealed to me. If I had to choose another period, I suppose that would be it really. The Spanish Main would be for me."