July 22 Not Very Entertaining

Posted 1 year ago

By Dianne

On July 22nd, 1965, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones were fined five pounds for urinating on the wall of a London gas station. They were charged with “insulting behavior.”

In 1967, Vanilla Fudge made its concert debut in New York.

In 1969, singer Aretha Franklin was arrested for disorderly conduct after a disturbance in a Detroit parking lot.

In 1972, the variety show “The Bobby Darin Amusement Company” premiered on CBS.

In 1977, Elvis Costello’s first album, “My Aim Is True,” was released in the UK. It was released in the US in October of that year.

In 1983, Diana Ross performed a concert in New York’s Central Park. A show the night before had been rained out.

In 1996, the parents of a teenage murder victim sued the band Slayer. The suit contended that the band’s lyrics were “satanic” and inspired three teenage boys to rape, torture and stab the girl to death. The lawsuit was later dismissed.

In 2005, country singer Mindy McCready attempted suicide by ingesting two unidentified substances and drinking alcohol at a hotel in Indian Rocks Beach, Fla.history