JULY 15TH IS THE 196TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS GLOBAL HUG YOUR KIDS DAY, GUMMI WORM DAY, I LOVE HORSES DAY, NATIONAL BE A DORK DAY, NATIONAL GET OUT OF THE DOGHOUSE DAY, NATIONAL GIVE SOMETHING AWAY DAY, NATIONAL PET FIRE SAFETY DAY, NATIONAL RESPECT CANADA DAY AND NATIONAL TAPIOCA PUDDING DAY.
Elvis began filming the movie Viva Las Vegas with Ann Margaret. When the wedding scene was filmed, many tabloid magazines published still photos and suggested that Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret really had gotten married.
Elton John started a five-week run at #1 on the Billboard album chart with “Honky Chateau”, his first US chart topper.
Ray Davies announced that he was leaving The Kinks. His decision was brought on by exhaustion and his wife having left him. He returned to the group within a week.
The first Eagles concert since Glenn Frey passed away in January, 2016, took place at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Detroit rocker Bob Seger joined Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit, Joe Walsh and Vince Gill on stage.