Events in Music in July 1968

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Jul 1 John Lennon's 1st full art exhibition (You are Here)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Jul 5 John Lennon sells his psychedelic painted Rolls-Royce
  • Jul 17 The Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London

HeartEngagement of Interest

Jul 20 Jane Asher breaks her engagement with Paul McCartney on live TV

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jul 20 Iron Butterfly's "In-a-gadda-da-vida" becomes 1st heavy metal song to hit charts, it comes in at #117
  • Jul 31 The Beatles close Apple Boutique in London, giving clothes away for free