1st 1955 Bruce Douglas Foxton is born in Albert Drive, Woking.

8th 1976 Coach loads travel from Woking to see the band at Ronnie Scott's, Soho ( upstairs ) where punk is taking hold.

10th 1982 The Bitterest Pill is released and enters the UK chart at number 2.

15th 1979 On the 'Something Else' TV show, The Jam play Eton Rifles & When You're Young, both live.

17th 1977 Two gigs in one day. The Roxy in Harlesden, then on to Chelmsford Football Club.

20th 1982 The penultimate 'Solid Bond' tour commences at Leacliffe Pavilion, Southend.

23rd 1977 The Jam's first European Tour kicks off in Malmo, Sweden.

25th 1977 In Ronnaby, Sweden, the band are pelted with eggs & chairs by local bikers and then the gig is abandoned as the stage is invaded and the gear is trashed.