14th of January

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1987: After his famous May 9th 1986 concert in Beijing, Cui Jian was performing in the Capital Stadium of Beijing on January 14th 1987 playing both the song I have nothing as well as a former revolutionary song called Nanniwan, with which he earned himself the anger of the government and many of his concerts were banned or cancelled. According to Lisa Movius the title of that concert was "A Hundred Pop Stars".[1] Furthermore he had to leave his work unit (danwei).


  1. "Chapter V: Convention and Subversion in Popular Music". Lisa Movius (April 1998). Retrieved on 2008-08-01.