January 12 Live Concert at The Rock Garden, London, England.

January 13 The Police begin recording Outlandos d'Amour at Nigel Gray's Surrey Sound Studio, Leatherhead, England.

January 22 Live Concert at The Marquee , London, England.

January 30 Live Concert at The Vortex , London, England.

February 9 Live Concert at Hope & Anchor , London, Islington, England.

February 22 Desperate for cash, the three get the chance to "act" in a Wrigley's chewing gum TV commercial. They have to dye their hair blond.

February 23 Live Concert at Hope & Anchor , London, Islington, England.

March 4 Live Concert at The Rochester Castle , London, England.

March 10 Live Concert at Essex University , London, England.

March 11 Live Concert at The Rainbow Theatre , London, England.

March 12 Live Concert at The Locarno , Bristol, England.

March 21 Miles Copeland visits a Police Surrey Sound session, hears Roxanne and gets excited.

March 22 Miles signs a deal with A&M Records.

April 7 Roxanne / Peanuts released on A&M Records. The band's first "white reggae" track, Roxanne, fails to chart. BBC refuses to play it because of the subject.

April 18 Live Concert at The Nashville Room , London, England.

April 23 Live Concert at The Roundhouse , London, England.

May 6 The Police leave for Germany to play in various shows with Eberhard Schoener.

May 13 Show at Alte Ziegelei, Göttingen, Germany.

May 14 Show at Alte Ziegelei, Göttingen, Germany.

May 18 Show at Bei Bio "Only The Wind", Köln, Germany.

May 19 Show at Audimax, Bochum, Germany.

May 20 Show at Sartory, Köln, Germany.

May 21 Show at Kongreßhalle, Böblingen, Germany.

May 22 Show at Kongreßhalle, Böblingen, Germany.

May 23 Show at Stadthalle , Offenbach, Germany.

May 24 Show at Zirkus Krone , München, Germany.

May 25 Show at Zirkus Krone, München, Germany.

May 26 Show at Philipshalle, Düsseldorf, Germany.

May 27 Show at Philipshalle , Düsseldorf, Germany.

June 3 The Police return to London.

June 23 Live Concert at Rocheter Castle, London, England.

July Kim Turner joins the band as on-tour manager and soundman.

Andy buys an echo machine.

July 5/6 Sting & Gerry Richardson see Keith Moon at The Ship, London, England.

July 20 Stewart releases (as Klark Kent) single "Don't care" and later he, with the rest of the band appears in "Top of the Pops" (BBC's singles chart show).

Photo session for Can't Stand Losing You single.

July 23 John Peel Show

August 14 Can't Stand Losing You / Dead End Job released on A&M Records.

August 16 Live Concert at Town Hall , Torquay, England.

August 17 Live Concert in Plymouth, England.

August 23 Live Concert at The Nashville Room, London, England.

September 9 Quadrophenia shooting for Sting begins.

Photo session for Outlandos D'Amour LP.

Live Concert at The Marquee , London, England.

September 14 Live Concert at Rock Garden , London, England.

September 23 Stewart moves to Shepherd's Bush, London, England.

Live Concert at Dreamland Ballroom, Margate, England.

October Can't Stand Losing You reaches UK 42.

October 2 BBC TV Studios, BBC2 "The Old Grey Whistle Test", Manchester, England.

October 3 Live Concert at The Nashville Room , London, England.

October 16 The Police record Can't Stand Losing You, Hole In My Life, Truth Hits Everybody, Next To You for the David Jensen Show - BBC to be broadcast on 24.10.1978, England.

October 19 Stewart flies to New York City with drums.

October 20 Sting and Andy fly to New York City.

The Police make their US debut at CBGB's , New York City, NY, USA.

October 21 Live Concert at CBGB's , New York City, NY, USA.

October 22 Live Concert at Grendel's Lair, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

October 23 Live Concert at Last Chance Saloon, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA.

October 24 Live Concert at The Firebarn, Syracuse, NY, USA.

October 25 Live Concert at The Shaboo, Willimantic, CT, USA.

October 26 Live Concert at The Rat, Boston, MA, USA.

October 27 Live Concert at The Rat, Boston, MA, USA.

October 28 Live Concert at The Rat, Boston, MA, USA.

October 29 Live Concert at The Rat, Boston, MA, USA.

October 31 Live Concert at Phase III, Swissvale, PA, USA.

November 1 Live Concert at Stage One, Buffalo, NY, USA.

November 2 Live Concert at The Horseshoe, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

November 3 Live Concert at The Horseshoe, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Outlandos D'Amour released on A&M Records.

November 5 Live Concert at Bookies 870, Detroit, MI, USA.

November 6 Live Concert at Pirate's Cove, Cleveland, OH, USA.

November 7 Live Concert at Baliwicks, Centerville, OH, USA.

November 9 Live Concert at University of Pittsburg, Johnstown, PA, USA.

November 10 Live Concert at Atlantis , Washington, D.C., USA.

November 11 Live Concert at Atlantis, Washington, D.C., USA.

November 13 Live Concert at Grendel's Lair, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

November 14 Live Concert at CBGB's , New York City, NY, USA.

November 15 Live Concert at CBGB's, New York City, NY, USA.

November 17 Sting flies back to England, Stewart and Miles visit Ian.

So Lonely / No Time This Time released on A&M Records.

November 23 The Police record So Lonely, Roxanne, Truth Hits Everybody, Next To You for the Andy Peebles Show broadcast on January 29, 30, 31 and February 1, 1979, England.

November 25 The Police tour the UK supporting Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias.

Live Concert at The Electric Ballroom , London, England.

November 28 Live Concert at The Limit Club , Sheffield, England.

November 29 Live Concert at Pop Club, York, England.

November 30 Live Concert at Russell Club, Manchester, England.

December 1 Live Concert at University, Bath, England.

December 3 Live Concert at Top Rank , Sheffield, England.

December 4 Live Concert at Civil Hall, Oldham, England.

December 6 Live Concert at Loughborough University, Loughborough, England.

December 7 Live Concert at The Assembly Rooms, Derby, England.

December 8 Live Concert at University Theatre, Newcastle, England.

December 9 Live Concert at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland.

December 10 Live Concert at Saint Andrew's University, Saint Andrews Fife, Scotland.

December 11 Live Concert at Tiffany's, Edinburgh, Scotland.

December 13 Live Concert at The Venue, London, England.

December 15 Live Concert at Staffs Polytechnic, Stoke-on-TrentNorth, England.

December 17 Live Concert at Top Rank, Cardiff, Wales.

December 18 Live Concert at Routes, Exeter, England.

December 19 Live Concert at Woods Centre, Plymouth, England.

December 22 Live Concert at College, Walsall, England.

December 29 Stewart, Kim Turner and Brian James (ex Damned) record "Ain't that ashame" released at Brain's BJ Records with cooperation with Faulty Products (Miles Copeland's label).