Legend:  BTD – Born Today     OTD – On This Day

DateArtist/GroupDescriptionImage
BTD Jul22,1922 Dan Rowan#BTD Jul22,1922 #DanRowan RIP comedian. Comedy partner of #DickMartin & co-host of the TV show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In or just #LaughIn on the @nbc network. He played he straight man
BTD Jul22,1928 Orson Bean#BTD Jul22,1928 #OrsonBean (Dallas Frederick Burrows) RIP film, TV, stage actor. Frequently on TV game shows in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s & long-time panelist on the show "To Tell the Truth"
BTD Jul22,1940 Alex Trebek#BTD Jul22,1940 #Canadian #AlexTrebek TV personality born in Sudbury, Ontario #Canada host of the syndicated game show #Jeopardy @Jeopardy since 1984
BTD Jul22,1943 Bobby Sherman#BTD Jul22,1943 #BobbySherman Jr. singer, actor regular cast member on @ABCNetwork TV show "Shindig"; 1969 US #3 "Little Woman", +6 US Top30 hits. Sherman released 23 singles, 10 albums between 1962-1976, earned 7 gold singles, 1 platinum single, 5 gold LPs
BTD Jul22,1944 Estelle Bennett#BTD Jul22,1944 #EstelleBennett RIP singer member of The #Ronettes with sister Veronica & cousin Nedra 1963 US #2 & UK #4 "Be My Baby"
BTD Jul22,1947 Danny Glover#BTD Jul22,1947 #DannyGlover actor, co-star of the #LethalWeapon movies & in many other movies such as Witness, Angels in the Outfield
BTD Jul22,1947 Don Henley#BTD Jul22,1947 #DonHenley songwriter, drummer, lead singer The #Eagles 5 #1 singles 1974 "Best of My Love", 1975 "One of These Nights", 1977 "Hotel California", 1976 "New Kid in Town", 1979 "Heartache Tonight", +12 Top40 singles & 5 US #1 LPs and 8 solo Top40 singles
BTD Jul22,1956 Mick Pointer#BTD Jul22,1956 #MickPointer original drummer and founding #Marillion @MarillionOnline 1985 UK #2 single "Kayleigh" and he founded the British progressive band #Arena
OTD Jul22,1956Frank Sinatra#OTD Jul22,1956 #FrankSinatra is at #1 on the UK Album chart with "Songs for Swingin' Lovers!" Sinatra's 10th studio album, arranged by #NelsonRiddle. The album is the 1st #1 album in UK history
OTD Jul22,1956Frank Sinatra, 1st UK Album Chart#OTD Jul22,1956 The UK album charts begins. The 1st #1 LP in UK history is #FrankSinatra's 10th studio album & his 4th LP for @CapitolRecords "Songs for Swingin' Lovers!" The rest of the Top5; #2 Carousel Sound Track #3 Mel Torme #4 Louis Armstrong #5 Oklahoma Sound Track
OTD Jul22,1962 Play It Cool#OTD Jul22,1962 The movie "Play It Cool" is released in the UK. A story of singer Billy Universe (played by #BillyFury) and his band & an heiress, against her father wishes is searching for her lover. With 1960s stars #HelenShapiro, #BobbyVee & more. US release is on May29,1963
OTD Jul22,1963 Beach Boys#OTD Jul22,1963 The #BeachBoys release the single "Surfer Girl" 1st record @BrianWilsonLive credited as the producer. The single enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #85 on Aug3 and peaks at #7 for 2wks on Sep14. @TheBeachBoys
OTD Jul22,1963 Beatles#OTD Jul22,1963 The #Beatles perform at the Odeon Cinema in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset billed as Britain's fabulous disc stars
OTD Jul22,1963Beatles#OTD Jul22,1963 US scheduled release of The #Beatles LP "Introducing... The Beatles" on #VeeJay records; but came out on Jan10,1964 (10 days before "Meet the Beatles!"). The album stalled at #2 for 9wks behind #Capitol Records "Meet the Beatles!" which stayed at #1 for 11wks.
OTD Jul22,1965 Byrds#OTD Jul22,1965 The #Byrds start a 2wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with their version of the #BobDylan song "Mr Tambourine Man"
OTD Jul22,1967 Bobby Vee and the Strangers#OTD Jul22,1967 #BobbyVee and the #Strangers enter the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #94 with "Come Back When You Grow Up" and peaks at #3 for 3wks starting on Sep9
OTD Jul22,1967 Pink Floyd#OTD Jul22,1967 #PinkFloyd appears at The Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen, Scotland.
OTD Jul22,1967 Association#OTD Jul22,1967 The #Association are still #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Windy" for the last week of a 4wk run at #1 Great Song
OTD Jul22,1967 Beatles#OTD Jul22,1967 The #Beatles single "All You Need Is Love / Baby You're A Rich Man" enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #71 and on Aug29 The #Beatles song becomes their 14th US #1
OTD Jul22,1967 Doors#OTD Jul22,1967 The #Doors make their debut on the #AmericanBandstand with #DickClark & perform "The Crystal Ship" & "Light My Fire" and a quick interview Dick Clark Video==> youtu.be/yIhUNbR9Yao
OTD Jul22,1967 Monkees#OTD Jul22,1967 The #Monkees perform to a crowd of 12,000 at the Boston Garden in Massachusetts, tickets are $4, $5 or $6
OTD Jul22,1968 Beatles#OTD Jul22,1968 The #Beatles re-record the song "Good Night" start to finish. Sung by @ringostarrmusic the only member of the #Beatles on the track Personnel: #Ringo Starr – lead vocal #George Martin – celesta The #MikeSammes Singers – backing vocals and the Orchestra
OTD Jul22,1969 Beatles#OTD Jul22,1969 The #Beatles record overdubs for "Come Together" & #PaulMcCartney records lead vocals for "Oh! Darling"
OTD Jul22,1972 Bill Withers#OTD Jul22,1972 #BillWithers is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Lean On Me" for the last week of a 3wk run at #1
OTD Jul22,1972 Bobby Darin#OTD Jul22,1972 #DeanMartin presents the premiere of the new #BobbyDarin variety show called "The Bobby Darin Amusement Company" on the @CBS network Video==> youtu.be/kq6S6R3wFY0
OTD Jul22,1972Wings#OTD Jul22,1972 #Wings peaks at #28 on the @billboard Hot100 singles chart with "Mary Had a Little Lamb / Little Woman Love" written by #PaulMcCartney and #LindaMcCartney.
OTD Jul22,1972 Who#OTD Jul22,1972 The #Who enters the @billboard Hot100 singles at #70 with "Join Together" and will peak at #9 on Sep9 @TheWho
OTD Jul22,1977 Elvis Costello#OTD Jul22,1977 #ElvisCostello's 1st album “My Aim Is True" is released in the UK. It cost @ElvisCostello $2,500 to record. Producer by #NickLoew
OTD Jul22,1978 Andy Gibb#OTD Jul22,1978 #AndyGibb is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Shadow Dancing" for the 6th week of a 7wk run at #1
OTD Jul22,1989 Martika#OTD Jul22,1989 #Martika starts a 2wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Toy Soldiers" @MartikaTunes
OTD Jul22,1989Prince, Batman Soundtrack#OTD Jul22,1989 The soundtrack album "Batman" by #Prince starts a 6wk run at #1 on the US album chart.