What Happened on July 31, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cigarette advertising banned on British TV

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

J. K. Rowling, English writer (Harry Potter novels), born in Yate, Gloucestershire

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
  • Julian Richards, British film director (Queen Sacrifice), born in Newport, Wales
  • Scott Brooks, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks)

Famous Deaths

  • James Rennie, actor (Wilson, Skylark, Illicit), dies at 75