JULY 31ST IS THE 212TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS NATIONAL AVOCADO DAY, NATIONAL COTTON CANDY DAY, NATIONAL JUMP FOR JELLY BEANS DAY, NATIONAL MUTT DAY, NATIONAL RASPBERRY CAKE DAY AND SHREDDED WHEAT DAY.
The Beatles laid down the bed tracks for “Hey Jude” during the first of a two day session in London. A 36 piece orchestra would be added the following day.
Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds had the top tune on the Cashbox Best Sellers list with “Don’t Pull Your Love”.
Chicago received a Gold record for their first number one album, “Chicago V” which featured the top 3 hit, Saturday in the Park.
Survivor’s “Eye Of The Tiger” hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and would go on to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song and sell over five million copies.