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July

2-Jul

1980 Maurice and Yvonne’s daughter Samantha was born

10-Jul

1972 the Bee Gees recorded “The Happiest Days Of Your Life” for some unknown purpose, possibly a film.  The song remains unreleased

2009 the Bee Gees are awarded the Freedom of The Borough of Douglas, on the Isle of Man

11-Jul

1976 younger brother of The Bee Gees, Andy Gibb married his girlfriend Kim Reeder.  The couple divorced in 1978

14-Jul

1967 Bee Gees First released in the UK; reached number 8.

17-Jul

1967 the Bee Gees begin recording of Horizontal

23-Jul

1970 Maurice began work on The Bloomfields project with Billy Lawrie (Lulu’s brother)

1978 the soundtrack album for the Sgt Pepper film was released. Despite the film being a complete flop the album went multi-platinum and made number 5 in the US (it stayed there for 6 weeks).  It only reached 26 in the UK charts

24-Jul

1978 the Robert Stigwood film ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, was released, featuring The Bee Gees and Peter Frampton.

27-Jul

1968 Robin Gibb collapsed from nervous exhaustion as the group were about to set out on their first US tour.

30-Jul

1977 the Bee Gees younger brother Andy Gibb started a four-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘I Just Wanna Be Your Everything’, his first of three US No.1’s, it peaked at No.26 in the UK.

31-Jul

1985 Robin married Dwina Murphy

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