Margaret Mitchell’s book, Gone with the Wind, was published in New York City.
The first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet assembly line in Flint, MI.
The early ’Vette sold for $3,250!
The famous July 4th scene from the Steven Spielberg movie, Jaws, was filmed.
A crowd of 400 screaming, scared, panic-stricken extras in bathing suits ran from the water, over and over and over again, until the scene was perfect.
Cher married rock star Gregg Allman!
This came just a week after her divorce from Sonny Bono was finalized…
…the marriage only lasted nine days!
New Kids on the Block had the number one in the land with Step by Step!
The Step by Step LP was also the #1 album in the country!
and then lastly…
The temperature at Death Valley, California reached 128 degrees!
The only other time it has been that hot was on July 14, 1972!