Associated Press
Associated Press 2 Jul 2020

On This Day: 2 July 1959

Description:

Jazz musician Louis Armstrong returned to New York after contracting pneumonia on tour. (July 2)


In 1973, the one-day Summer Jam festival in upstate New York became the largest ever at the time, attracting an audience of around 600,000. (July 28)
Screen icon Bob Hope died in California, aged 100. (July 27)
The Beatles enjoyed a royal premiere of their movie "Help!" in London. (July 29)
Shakira hit the No.1 spot in the U.K. with 'Hips Don't Lie' featuring Wyclef Jean. (July 30)

Share Video:

Embed Video:

Recommended News

On This Day: 28 July 1973
0
28 Jul 2020   Associated Press
On This Day: 27 July 2003
0
27 Jul 2020   Associated Press
On This Day: 29 July 1965
0
29 Jul 2020   Associated Press
On This Day: 30 July 2006
0
30 Jul 2020   Associated Press
On This Day: 20 August 2013
0
20 Aug 2020   Associated Press
On This Day: 7 August 1997
0
7 Aug 2020   Associated Press
On This Day: 11 August 1999
0
11 Aug 2020   Associated Press
On This Day: 8 September 2018
0
8 Sep 2020   Associated Press
On This Day: 3 August 2006
0
3 Aug 2020   Associated Press