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July 10th History

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July 10th In Pop Culture History

1553 - Lady Jane Grey began her 9 day reign on the throne of England.

1892 - The first concrete-paved street was built, on Court Avenue, around the Logan County Court House, in Bellefountaine, Ohio.

1913 - Death Valley, California, hits 134 °F (57 °C), the highest temperature recorded in the United States.

1921 - (Sunday) Bloody Sunday: Sixteen people were killed and 161 houses destroyed during rioting and gun battles in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1925 - In Dayton, Tennessee, the Monkey Trial began with John T. Scopes, a high school science teacher accused of teaching the theory of evolution in violation of the Butler Act. The law was repealed on May 17, 1967.

1938 - Howard Hughes set a record by completing a 91-hour airplane flight around the world.

1950 - Your Hit Parade debuted on NBC.

1961 - #1 Hit July 10, 1961 - August 27, 1961: Bobby Lewis - Tossin' and Turnin'

1962 - The patent (#3,043,625) was issued to Nils Bohlen, for the three-point car seat-belt.

1962 - Telstar, the world's first communications satellite, was launched into orbit. An instrumental pop tune by The Tornadoes titled after the event reached #1 on the Billboard Pop Music Chart.

1965 - #1 Hit July 10, 1965 - August 6, 1965: The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

1966 - Ultraman debuted in Japan

1976 - #1 Hit July 10, 1976 - July 23, 1976: Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight

1978 - World News Tonight premiered on ABC.

1991 - Boris Yeltsin took office as the first elected President of Russia.

1993 - #1 Hit July 10, 1993 - July 23, 1993: SWV - Weak

2004 - #1 Hit July 10, 2004 - July 23, 2004: Fantasia - I Believe

July 10th
Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Aviva Farber (1984)
Jessica Simpson (1980)
Adrian Grenier (1976)
Sofia Vergara (1972)
Jesse Lacey (1978)
Nikola Tesla (1856)
Ronnie James Dio (1942 - 2010)
Bela Fleck (1958)
Arlo Guthrie (1947)
Gary LeVox (1970)
Arthur Ashe (1943)
Fred Gwynne (1926 - 1993)
We are all time travelers moving at the speed of exactly 60 minutes per hour.

 



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