The List: July

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1 July:
Canada Day – 1867
Somalia – Independence Day 1960
Burundi – Independence Day 1962
Rwanda – Independence Day 1962
Brian Eno w/Roger Eno and Daniel Lanois – Apollo released 1983
Propaganda – A Secret Wish released 1985
Cock Robin – After Here, Through Midland released 1987
Ryuichi Sakamoto – Neo Geo released 1987
Bat for Lashes – The Bride released 2016

3 July:
Belarus – Independence Day 1944
Back to the Future released 1985

4 July:
USA – Independence Day 1776
Kirk Pengilly b. 1958
Barnett Newman d. 1970
Leon Kossoff d. 2019

5 July:
Isle of Man – Tynwald Day (National Day) 1417
Venezuela – Independence Day 1811
Algeria – Independence Day 1962
Cape Verde – Independence Day 1975
U2 – Zooropa released 1993
David Sylvian/Robert Fripp – The First Day released 1993
Michael Hutchence – Mystify (Musical Journey) released 2019

6 July:
Dave Allen b. 1936
Comoros – Independence Day 1975
Malawi – Independence Day 1964
James Bond Live and Let Die movie opens in the UK 1973
Kai Tak airport closes 1998

7 July:
Solomon Islands – Independence 1978
David and David – Boomtown released 1986

Argentinian flag and Mongolian musician by Eric Pouhier shot in 2005 (both wiki)

9 July:
Argentina – Independence Day 1816
Tom Hanks b. 1956
Jim Kerr b. 1959
Palau – Constitution Day 1980
South Sudan – Independence Day 2011

10 July:
Bahamas – Independence Day 1973
Sapphire and Steel airs on TV 1979
Thom Yorke – The Eraser released 2006

11 July:
Mongolia – Naadam (Independence from China and Russia) 1921
Hector Zazou b. 1948
Suzanne Vega b. 1959
Ultravox – Vienna released 1980

12 July:
Kiribati – Independence Day 1979
Sao Tomé and Príncipe – Independence Day 1975

13 July:
Harrison Ford b. 1942
LIVE AID concerts in London and Philadelphia staged 1985
INXS Summer XS Wembley Stadium London 1991

14 July:
France – Bastille Day 1789

15 July:
Celia Imrie b. 1952

16 July:
Stewart Copeland b. 1952
Robin Guthrie/Harold Budd – After the Night Falls released 2007
Robin Guthrie/Harold Budd – Before the Day Breaks released 2007

17 July:
Disneyland opens 1955
Suzanne Vega – Beauty and Crime released 2007
Tim Bowness – Stupid Things That Mean the World released 2015

18 July:
Imogen Heap – Speak for Yourself released 2005

19 July:
Mel Smith d. 2013
Perry Blake – Songs of Praise released 2019
Subshine – Easy Window released 2019

20 July:
Colombia – Independence Day 1810
Giorgio Morandi b. 1890
Revenge of the Pink Panther released 1978
Edward T Hall d. 2009

21 July:
Belgium – National Day 1831

Neighbours; Belgian and Dutch coat of arms (wiki)

22 July:
Edward Hopper b. 1882

23 July:
Martin Gore b. 1961

24 July:
Mick Karn b. 1958

25 July:
Alex Sadkin d. 1987

26 July:
Liberia – Proclamation of Republic 1847
Netherlands – Declaration of Independence 1581
Maldives – Independence Day 1965
Michael Brook with Eno and Lanois – Hybrid released 1985
Scritti Politti – Anomie and Bonhomie released 1999

Peru tourist board logo (KH) and Nazca Colibri (wiki), Wooden Slit Drums from Vanuatu by Bernice P. (wiki)

28 July:
Peru – Independence Day 1821

29 July:
Hall and Oates – Voices released 1980

30 July:
Chic – Risque released 1979
Vanuatu – Independence Day 1980