January 6 At The University Theater in Newcastle , Last Exit play his farewell concert.

January 7 Last Exit play on local Newcastle TV.

January 8 Sting and family (an actress named Frances Tomelty , his wife and Joseph, his son) arrive in London.

January 9 Stewart, having got the Sting's phone number from Phil Sutcliffe, calls Sting.

January 12 Stewart, Sting and Henry rehearse for the first time in Stewart's Mayfair London squat.

February 12 The Police record their first single, Fall Out / Nothing Achieving at Pathway Studios, London. The recording coasts 150 Pounds.

March 1 At The Alexander's , Newport, Wales, The Police play their first ever gig, opening a UK tour supporting Cherry Vanilla - Stewart and Sting also form the rhythm section of her backing band.

March 3 Live Concert at The Roxy Club , London, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

March 4 Live Concert at The Nags Head , High Wycombe, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

March 6 Live Concert at The Nashville Room , London, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

March 9 Live Concert at Lion Hotel, Warrington, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

March 10 Live Concert at The Eric's, Liverpool, England (+CHERRY VANILLA / JOHNNY THUNDERS & THE HEARTBREAKERS).

March 11 Live Concert at The University, Birmingham, England (+CHERRY VANILLA / JOHNNY THUNDERS & THE HEARTBREAKERS).

March 12 Live Concert at The Rock Garden, Middlesbrough, England (+CHERRY VANILLA / JOHNNY THUNDERS & THE HEARTBREAKERS).

March 15 Live Concert at The Dingwalls , London, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

March 17 Live Concert at The West Runton Pavilion, West Runton, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

March 22 Live Concert at The Diogenes, Nijmegen, Holland (+ WAYNE COUNTY & THE ELECTRIC CHAIRS).

March 23 Live Concert at The Exit, Rotterdam, Holland (+ WAYNE COUNTY & THE ELECTRIC CHAIRS).

March 25 Live Concert at Paradiso , Amsterdam, Holland (+ WAYNE COUNTY & THE ELECTRIC CHAIRS / CHERRY VANILLA / THE HEARTBREAKERS).

March 26 Live Concert at The Effenaar, Eindhoven, Holland (+ WAYNE COUNTY & THE ELECTRIC CHAIRS).

March 27 Live Concert at The Mafcentrum, Maasbree, Holland (+ WAYNE COUNTY & THE ELECTRIC CHAIRS).

March 28 Live Concert at The Palais Des Glaces , Paris, France (+ THE JAM / GENERATION X / WAYNE COUNTY & THE ELECTRY CHAIRS / STINKY TOYS / THE VIBRATORS).

The Band Is On Stage Playing "CLOUDS IN VENICE " Filmed By Robert Glassman for his movie "ACCELERATION PUNK"

April 3 Live Concert at The Nashville Room, London, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 5 Live Concert at The Barbarella's, Birmingham, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 6 Live Concert at The Woods Centre, Plymouth, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 7 Live Concert at The Garden, Penzance, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 11 Live Concert at The Top Of The World, Stafford, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 12 Live Concert at The Tiffany's, Shrewsbury, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 15 Live Concert at The Lafayette, Wolverhampton, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 16 Live Concert at The Polytechnic, Newcastle, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 17 Live Concert at The Roundhouse , London, England (+ CHERRY VANILLA / THE STRANGLERS / THE JAM).

April 18 Live Concert at The Rascal's Club, Chester, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 22 Live Concert at The Penthouse, Scarborough, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 23 Live Concert at The Rock Garden, Middlesbrough, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 24 Live Concert at The Maxims, Barrow-In-Furness, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 27 Live Concert at The Affair, Swindon, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

April 30 Live Concert at The JB's Club, Dudley, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

May Fall Out / Nothing Achieving released on Illegal Records.

May 6 Live Concert at Newcastle Polytechnic , Newcastle, England (+CHERRY VANILLA).

May 12 Live Concert at The Gibus , Paris, France (+CHERRY VANILLA).

May 13 Live Concert at The Gibus, Paris, France (+CHERRY VANILLA).

May 20 Live Concert at The City Hall, Sheffield, England.

May 22 Live Concert at The Rock Garden, Middlesbrough, England.

May 25 Live Concert at The Marquee , London, England (+ WAYNE COUNTY & THE ELECTRIC CHAIRS / JERRY FLOYD).

May 28 Sting and Stewart play with Andy Summers, as Strontium 90, for the first time in Mike Howlett's one-off (but two-bass!) band for a Gong reunion at The Hippodrome , Paris, France.

May 29 Live Concert at Parc Des Expositions , Colmar, France (+ GONG / HOPPER-DEAN-TIPPETT-GALLIVAN / NICO / DOCTOR FEELGOD).

May 31 Live Concert at The Railway Hotel , London, Putney, England (+ D.J. PETER FOX).

June 9 Live Concert at The Music Machine, London, England (+ THE TABLE).

June 10 Live Concert at The Roxy Club, London, England.

June 17 Live Concert at The Roxy Club , London, England (+THE MUTANTS)

June 24 Andy sees The Police playing live at The Marquee , London, England (+THE LURKERS / IAN FLEMING)

June 25 Andy contacts Sting and Stewart.

July 3 Live Concert at The Greyhound , London, England.

July 8 Live Concert at Hope & Anchor , London, Islington, England (+NEO).

July 21 Live Concert as The Elevators at The Dingwalls, London, England.

July 25 Andy joins The Police at The Music Machine , London, England for the first of only two gigs as a quartet (+THE WASPS / FLICKS)

August 5 Live Concert at Punk Festival , Mont De Marsan, France.

The Band Is On Stage Playing "VISIONS OF THE NIGHT " Filmed By Jean-François ROUX for his movie "HOT CUTS FROM MONT DE MARSAN "

August 10 The Police record "Visions of the Night" and "Dead End Job" with John Cale as producer at Bazza's Studios. It doesn't go so well as John Cale and Andy Summers have a dispute and revive a quarrel that Henry and Andy had in Mont de Marsan. After recording, Sting and Henry discuss his future in the Police.

Andy brings in session work for Sting and Stewart and times are tough, money is scarce and Sting is thinking of joining his friend Gerry from 'Last Exit' in a Billy Ocean backing band.

August 12 Henry Padovani leaves band.

August 13 Live Concert at The Red Cow, London, England.

August 16 Sting visits Stewart and Sonja at home.

August 18 At The Rebecca's, Birmingham, England, the classic Police trio makes its debut.

September 7 Live Concert at The Dingwalls, London, England.

October 16 Live Concert at The Mafcentrum , Maasbree, Holland.

October 17 Live Concert at The Melkweg, Amsterdam, Holland.

October 20 Live Concert at Nashville, Paris, France. Sting is inspired for Roxanne.

October 21 Live Concert at Nashville , Paris, France (Cancelled).

October 22 Andy and Stewart fly to Munich for the schoener gigs. Sting follows as Schoener needs a bass player, too.

November 10 The Police return to London.

December Around christmas, Andy and Kate fly to USA. Sting visits parents in Newcastle and plays Last Exit reunion concert at The University Theatre bar.

The 31st, Sting's New Year Party.