Legend:  BTD – Born Today     OTD – On This Day

DateArtist/GroupDescriptionImage
BTD Jul4,19?? Michael's #BTD Jul4,19?? One of these #Michael's has a birthday today Michael @CoachCaru, Michael @mikecaruso6, Michael #ZioMichele, Michael @espofootball, Michael @EspositoII
BTD Jul4,1911Mitch Miller#BTD Jul4,1911 #MitchMiller RIP conductor, arranger, recording producer 1955 US #1 & UK #2 "The Yellow Rose Of Texas" & 1950s TV show "Sing Along With Mitch"
BTD Jul4,1927Gina Lollobrigida#BTD Jul4,1927 #GinaLollobrigida (Luigina Lollobrigida) actress. One of the highest profile European actresses of the 1950s & early 1960s #HBday @G_Lollobrigida
BTD Jul4,1938Bill Withers#BTD Jul4,1938 #BillWithers (William Withers Jr.) RIP singer, songwriter & musician 1972 US #1, R&B #1 & UK #18 "Lean On Me", 1972 US & R&B #2 "Use Me", +4 US and 14 US R&B Top40 singles
BTD Jul4,1940Dave Rowberry#BTD Jul4,1940 #DaveRowberry RIP pianist, organist joined The #Animals in 1965 when the founding keyboardist #AlanPrice suddenly left.
BTD Jul4,1947Jacques Morali#BTD Jul4,1947 #JacquesMorali RIP producer, songwriter, arranger disco and dance music. Formed groups such as The #RitchieFamily and #VillagePeople & produced over 65 albums
BTD Jul4,1948Jeremy Spencer#BTD Jul4,1948 #JeremySpencer guitarist, one of the guitarists in the original line-up of #FleetwoodMac 1969 UK #1 single "Albatross" In 1971 he abruptly left @fleetwoodmac during a US tour
BTD Jul4,1951Ralph Johnson#BTD Jul4,1951 #RalphJohnson original member, percussionists, vocals #EarthWindFire @EarthWindFire 1975 US #1 "Shining Star", 1981 UK #3 "Let's Groove" and solo career. 2000 inducted as a member of Earth, Wind and Fire into the @rockhall of Fame
BTD Jul4,1952John Waite#BTD Jul4,1952 #JohnWaite singer The #Babys 1977 US #13 & UK #45 single "Isn't It Time" & solo artist 1984 US #1 & UK #9 single "Missing You"
BTD Jul4,1991Michael Esposito II#BTD Jul4,1991 #MichaelEsposito II singer, actor performed at many venues such as Disney Cruise Lines, Holland America, Casino Rama, Festa Italia, The Johnny Lombardi Song Festival, The Duplex in New York City. Debut LP ==> https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/michael-esposito-ii/id351267633 #HBday @EspositoII
1960sRogues1960s The #Rogues a local band out of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; The #Soo @CitySSM
OTD Jul4,1776USA#OTD Jul4,1776 Declaration of Independence, The Continental Congress declares that the 13 colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America #USA Happy #July4th
OTD Jul4,1958Buddy Holly#OTD Jul4,1958 #BuddyHolly plays 3 shows at Buck Lake Ranch, IN #FrankieAvalon is also on the bill, plus the Tri-States Championship horse pulling contest
OTD Jul4,1958Vic Damone#OTD Jul4,1958 #VicDamone is still at #1 on the UK Singles chart with "On The Street Where You Live" The single is technically tied at #1 with The #EverlyBrothers who are starting a 7wk run at #1 with "All I Have To Do Is Dream" The duo's 1st UK #1 single
OTD Jul4,1958Everly Brothers#OTD Jul4,1958 The #EverlyBrothers start a 7wk run at #1 on the UK Singles chart with "All I Have To Do Is Dream" Duo's 1st #1 single which was recorded in 2 takes, #ChetAtkins plays guitar. The single is technically tied at #1 with #VicDamone's "On The Street Where You Live"
OTD Jul4,1959Gogi Grant#OTD Jul4,1959 #GogiGrant is still at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "The Wayward Wind" Her Orchestra is under the direction of #DuddyBregman. This is the 4th week of a 6wk run at #1
OTD Jul4,1964Beach Boys#OTD Jul4,1964 The #BeachBoys start a 2wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "I Get Around" Their 1st US #1, @TheBeachBoys
OTD Jul4,1964Rolling Stones#OTD Jul4,1964 The #RollingStones appear on the UK TV show "Juke Box Dury" This is the only time the show has 5 panelists rather than the usual 4 @RollingStones
OTD Jul4,1966Beatles#OTD Jul4,1966 The #Beatles play 2 shows at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium Manila, Philippines over 80k fans. They fail to appear at reception hosted by President Marcos family. They are not told that the #Beatles had declined invitation. Media misrepresent this as a snub.
OTD Jul4,1966Lovin Spoonful#OTD Jul4,1966 The #LovinSpoonful releases the single "Summer In The City" The song will enter the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #53 on Jul16. By Aug13 the song will be #1 for 3wks
OTD Jul4,1967Chuck Berry#OTD Jul4,1967 "Mr Rock and Roll" #ChuckBerry appears at The Paramount Theatre Brooklyn, NY a week after The #Doors with #JimMorrison
OTD Jul4,1967Tom Jones#OTD Jul4,1967 #TomJones 1st telecast airs on the @CBS network called "Spotlight" The @RealSirTomJones show is a summer replacement for The #RedSkelton Hour
OTD Jul4,1968Elvis Presley#OTD Jul4,1968 #ElvisPresley donates a Rolls Royce to a Hollywood women's charity, which raises $35,000.
OTD Jul4,1968Beatles#OTD Jul4,1968 The #Beatles are in the recording studio working on the song "Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da" Vocals overdubbed. Image is the French single cover
OTD Jul4,1969Rolling Stones#OTD Jul4,1969 "Honky Tonk Women" is released in the UK by The #RollingStones as a single. Reaches #1 on Aug23 on the @billboard Hot100 singles chart for 4wks
OTD Jul4,1969Royal Albert Hall#OTD Jul4,1969 #RoyLewis & #VicLewis present "Pop Proms" at London's @RoyalAlbertHall with Mr. #ChuckBerry, #ChickenShack, The #AlanBrown
OTD Jul4,1969Atlanta Pop Festival#OTD Jul4,1969 1st day of 2 day Atlanta Pop Festival, Georgia. #JanisJoplin #LedZeppelin #CCR #Chicago & more
OTD Jul4,1970Casey Kasem#OTD Jul4,1970 #CaseyKasem hosted radio’s #AmericanTop40 for the 1st time. Great show listened for years and still listening
OTD Jul4,1970Cliff Richard#OTD Jul4,1970 #CliffRichard releases his 50th single "Goodbye Sam, Hello Samantha" The song will peak at #6 on the UK singles chart
OTD Jul4,1970Jackson Five#OTD Jul4,1970 The #JacksonFive are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "The Love You Save" for the last week of a 2wk run at #1 @Jacksons
OTD Jul4,1971Donald McPherson#OTD Jul4,1971 #DonaldMcPherson lead singer of #MainIngredient dies of leukaemia at the age of 30.
OTD Jul4,1976Eric Carmen#OTD Jul4,1976 #EricCarmen peaks for 2wks at #11 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with “Never Gonna Fall in Love Again” @RealEricCarmen
OTD Jul4,1977Bill Graham#OTD Jul4,1977 Promoter Bill Graham's 2nd day of the annual "Day On The Green" series #PeterFrampton @peterframpton co-headlined with Southern rockers #LynyrdSkynyrd and openers the #Outlaws and #Santana play before massive audiences at Oakland's Coliseum Stadium
OTD Jul4,1979Bill Graham#OTD Jul4,1979 Promoter Bill Graham's annual "Day On The Green" series at Oakland Coliseum Stadium. Oakland, CA #Journey with #JGeils Band, #UFO, #Dog #2, #ThinLizzy, #Nazareth and the #Rockets
OTD Jul4,1981George Harrison#OTD Jul4,1981 #GeorgeHarrison peaks at #2 for 3wks on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "All Those Years Ago" George's personal tribute to his former #Beatles bandmate #JohnLennon
OTD Jul4,1981Kim Carnes#OTD Jul4,1981 #KimCarnes is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Bette Davis Eyes" This is the 2nd week of the present 4wk run at #1. She had a 5wk run starting on May16. Eventually sitting at #1 for a total of 9wks.
OTD Jul4,1984Ringo Starr#OTD Jul4,1984 #RingoStarr plays drums with The #BeachBoys in Washington DC @ringostarrmusic Video==> youtu.be/-7cP9FsA4Lc
OTD Jul4,1987Whitney Houston#OTD Jul4,1987 #WhitneyHouston is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles chart with "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" for the last week of a 2wk run at #1