July 31 in History
1942July 31, 1942:
American musician Harry James and his orchestra records the song titled “I've Heard That Song Before”.
1969July 31, 1969:
American singer and actor Elvis Presley makes his live concert debut in Las Vegas.
1976July 31, 1976:
“Breezin”, an album by American singer and guitarist George Benson, becomes #1 in America.
1977July 31, 1977:
CBC-Television premieres the video of Starland Vocal Band’s hit single "Afternoon Delight".
1980July 31, 1980:
Originator of American folk-rock vocal band The Mamas & The Papas, John Phillips, is taken into police custody for drugs-related offenses.
1984July 31, 1984: American talk show host Leeza Gibbon debuts on CBC’s news magazine known as “Entertainment Tonight”.
2020July 31, 2020:
English rock band The Psychedelic Furs issues their 8th studio album titled “Made Of Rain”.