On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cigarette advertising banned on British TV

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJ. K. Rowling

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

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
  • Julian Richards, British film director (Queen Sacrifice), born in Newport, Wales
  • Scott Brooks, American basketball guard, coach (NBA Coach of the Year 2010, OKC Thunder; Washington Wizards 2016-19), born in French Camp, California

Famous Deaths

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