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31 July
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Birthdays

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Events

  • 1971: George Harrison's Concert For Bangladesh in NYC
  • 1976: Official closure of 21st Summer Olympic Games, Montreal, Canada.
  • 1980: Olympic Games men's marathon in Moscow.
  • 1981: MTV premieres at 12:01 AM

Charts

as announced on this day, with no.1 single (new in bold). Click year for full chart.

  • 1971: T Rex - Get It On (3/4)
  • 1978: John Travolta / O. Newton-John - You're the One That I Want (8/9)
  • 1993: Take That - Pray (4/4)
  • 1999: Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothing At All (1/2)
  • 2004: Busted - Thunderbirds/3AM (1/1)
  • 2010: the wanted - All Time Low (1/1)

Top of the Pops

host DJ and number one single. Click year for show details

  • 1968: JS. Tommy James & The Shondells – Mony Mony
  • 1974: no show due to BBC strike
  • 1985: Gary Davies & Dixie Mike Read & Mike Smith. Madonna - Into the Groove.
  • 1991:  Simon Mayo. Bryan Adams - Everything I Do..
  • 1997: Mary Ann Hobbs. Puff Daddy & Faith Evans – I’ll Be Missing You
  • 2003: Edith Bowman & Fearne Cotton. Daniel Bedingfield - Never Gonna Leave Your Side.

Publications

Stamps

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