Legend:  BTD – Born Today     OTD – On This Day

DateArtist/GroupDescriptionImage
BTD Jul1,1867Canada#BTD Jul1,1867 #Canada celebrating the enactment of the British North America Act #BNA (now called the Constitution act) - Originally #DominionDay now @Canada day
BTD Jul1,1915Willie Dixon#BTD Jul1,1915 #WillieDixon (William Dixon) RIP singer, songwriter, arranger, record producer; recognized as one of the most influential persons in shaping Chicago blues sound. Dixon wrote or co-wrote over 500 songs. 1994 inducted in @rockhall of Fame category Early influences
BTD Jul1,1916Olivia de Havilland#BTD Jul1,1916 #OliviadeHavilland actress played Melanie Hamilton in "Gone With The Wind" and appeared in 49 feature films; 8 movie roles opposite #ErrolFlynn
BTD Jul1,1928BobbyDay#BTD Jul1,1928 #BobbyDay (Robert Byrd) RIP songwriter, record producer, singer 3 hits in 1958 US #2 & R&B #1 "Rockin' Robin"; R&B #1 "Over and Over" (1965 made popular by The Dave Clark Five) and US #11 & R&B #5 "Buzz-Buzz-Buzz" Also the original "Bob" in the duo Bob & Earl
BTD Jul1,1934Jamie Farr#BTD Jul1,1934 #JamieFarr (Jameel Farah) actor, best known for playing Corporal Maxwell Q. Klinger on the TV series #MASH. 1st film role 1955 in "Blackboard Jungle" as a fruit vendor in Kismet
BTD Jul1,1934Sydney Pollack#BTD Jul1,1934 #SydneyPollack RIP director, producer, actor films such as "The Way We Were", "Three Days of the Condor" and #Tootsie
BTD Jul1,1939Delaney Bramlet#BTD Jul1,1939 #DelaneyBramlet RIP singer, songwriter, musician Delaney & Bonnie 1971 US #13 single "Never Ending Song Of Love"
BTD Jul1,1945Debbie Harry#BTD Jul1,1945 #DebbieHarry (Angela Tremble) singer #Stilettoes 1974 Later members of this band would form Angel and the Snake then rename band to #Blondie
BTD Jul1,1945Debbie Harry#BTD Jul1,1945 #DebbieHarry (Angela Tremble) singer 1974 #Stilettoes and lead singer #Blondie @BlondieOfficial 5 UK #1 singles such as 1979 UK & US #1 "Heart Of Glass" and 1978 world-wide #1 album "Parallel Lines" and solo career 1987 US Dance #1 "In Love with Love"
BTD Jul1,1946June Monteiro#BTD Jul1,1946 #JuneMonteiro singer The #Toys 1965 US #2 & UK #5 "A Lover's Concerto" and 1966 US #18 & UK #36 "Attack!"
BTD Jul1,1948John Ford#BTD Jul1,1948 #JohnFord singer, songwriter The #Strawbs 1973 UK #2 "Part Of The Union" and has toured & played with musicians such as #Santana, #JimiHendrix, #RitchieBlackmore, The #Eagles, #FrankZappa, #MarcBolan and more
BTD Jul1,1951Fred Schneider III#BTD Jul1,1951 #FredSchneider III songwriter, arranger, founding member of The #B52s @TheB52s 1978 CAN #1 & UK #37 "Rock Lobster", 1989 US #3 & UK #2 "Love Shack", 1990 US #3 & UK #17 "Roam", +3 US Top40 singles #HBday @FredSchneider3
BTD Jul1,1952Leon Chancler#BTD Jul1,1952 #LeonChancler "Ndugu" RIP world-renowned pop, funk, Jazz drummer on many hit records. Worked with @herbiehancock @milesdavis @LionelRichie & more
BTD Jul1,1952Dan Aykroyd#BTD Jul1,1952 #Canadian #DanAykroyd #BluesBrothers 1978 US #1 Album "Briefcase Full of Blues" & #SaturdayNightLive from 1975-1980 & many movies such as #Ghostbusters #HBday @dan_aykroyd
BTD Jul1,1956Alan Ruck#BTD Jul1,1956 #AlanRuck actor played sleazy Stuart Bondek in the TV series #SpinCity and Cameron Frye in #FerrisBuellers Day Off
OTD Jul1,1903Tour de France#OTD Jul1,1903 First Tour de France cycling race takes place @LeTour
OTD Jul1,1944Bing Crosby#OTD Jul1,1944 #BingCrosby with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra is at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "I'll Be Seeing You"
OTD Jul1,1956Elvis Presley#OTD Jul1,1956 On the #SteveAllen Show #ElvisPresley is told not to dance & sang to real basset #HoundDog
OTD Jul1,1962Gene Vincent, Beatles#OTD Jul1,1962 #GeneVincent plus an up and coming local group called The #Beatles appear at The Cavern Club, Liverpool @cavernliverpool
OTD Jul1,1963Beatles#OTD Jul1,1963 The #Beatles are at Abbey Road in London recording the single "She Loves You"
OTD Jul1,1963Beatles#OTD Jul1,1963 The #Beatles record "She Loves You" At @emimusic Studios in London. It would become The #Beatles 1st million-selling single.
OTD Jul1,1965Beatles#OTD Jul1,1965 The #Beatles arrive in Spain
OTD Jul1,1967Beatles#OTD Jul1,1967 The #Beatles start a 15wk run at #1 on the US album chart with "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" Their 10th US #1 album
OTD Jul1,1967Association#OTD Jul1,1967 The #Association start a 4wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Windy" Great Song. First song I ever played while in a band.
OTD Jul1,1968Band#OTD Jul1,1968 The #Band releases their debut album "Music From Big Pink" Cover painting by #BobDylan. The group formed in #Toronto, Ontario #Canada
OTD Jul1,1969Sam Phillips#OTD Jul1,1969 #SamPhillips, the man who 1st recorded #ElvisPresley, sells Sun Records to #ShelbySingleton.
OTD Jul1,1969Roy Lewis & Vic Lewis#OTD Jul1,1969 #RoyLewis & #VicLewis present "Pop Proms" at London's @RoyalAlbertHall with #AmenCorner, #Marmalade, #BobKerr's Whoopee Band, The #Web & Special guests The #Equals
OTD Jul1,1972Neil Diamond#OTD Jul1,1972 #NeilDiamond is at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Song Sung Blue" His 2nd US #1 single. @NeilDiamond
OTD Jul1,1978Andy Gibb#OTD Jul1,1978 #AndyGibb is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Shadow Dancing" for the 3rd week of a 7wk run at #1
OTD Jul1,1979Sony#OTD Jul1,1979 #Sony introduces the #Walkman a portable audio cassette/tape player (for those that might not know). Watch 1983 @Sony Commercial==> youtu.be/7lipckhgG5g
OTD Jul1,1989Milli Vanilli#OTD Jul1,1989 #MilliVanilli is at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Baby Don’t Forget My Number"
OTD Jul1,2020Beatles 14th Album#OTD Jul1,2020 The #Beatles 14th album. #JohnLennon once said if #Beatles fans wanted another LP just grab songs from each of us. #MarkLewisohn Sep8,1969 tape proposes a new formula for their next album. John, Paul & George 4 and Ringo 2 songs. Here is my 14th #Beatles Album.