JULY 19TH IS THE 200TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS FLIGHT ATTENDANT SAFETY PROFESSIONALS’ DAY, NATIONAL DAIQUIRI DAY, NATIONAL RASPBERRY CAKE DAY, NEW FRIENDS DAY, NATIONAL TELL A GIRL SHE’S BEAUTIFUL DAY AND STICK OUT YOUR TONGUE DAY!
Paul McCartney scored his fourth, post-Beatles chart topper in the US with “Listen To What The Man Said”.
Bruce Springsteen played his first ever show behind the Iron Curtain when he appeared in East Berlin in front of 180,000 people.
Elvis Presley’s former doctor, Dr. George Nichopoulous, lost his medical license for being “too liberal” in prescribing addictive drugs. Nichopoulos called the decision “idiotic” and suggested it stemmed from resentment over Presley’s death in 1977.
With ten Billboard Top 40 hits already to his credit, Billy Joel reached number one for the first time with “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me”