On this Day July 31, 2006
Former Culture Club singer Boy George (O'Dowd) was ordered to do community service by picking up trash on New York City streets after pleading guilty last March to false reporting of an incident. He called police with a bogus report of a burglary at his lower Manhattan apartment in October and the responding officers found cocaine inside.
On this Day July 31, 1985
The Eurythmics had the No.1 position on the UK singles chart with 'There Must Be An Angel, (Playing With My Heart). The song which was the Eurythmics' first (and to date only) No.1 single features a harmonica solo by Stevie Wonder.
On this Day July 31, 1982
Survivor's 'Eye Of The Tiger' was at No.1 on the US album chart. The song, which was commissioned by actor Sylvester Stallone for the theme for the movie Rocky III, received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song and go on to sell over five million copies.

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Reports: Brewers near Lucroy trade with Indians
Everybody could win in a Jonathan Lucroy trade to Cleveland
Padres move Kemp to Braves, get back Olivera

 

Spectators cheer as a pickup truck splashes through mud at an event formerly called the Redneck Olympics on Saturday, July 30, 2016, in Hebron, Maine. The organizer now calls the event the "Redneck Blank" after Olympic officials complained about the name. (AP Photo/David Sharp)HEBRON, Maine (AP) — There were no world-class athletes or top-notch sporting venues, but there was cold beer, barbecue and a muddy tug-of-war Saturday at the event formerly known as the Redneck Olympics.


In this undated inmate mug released by the Oregon Department of Corrections shows inmate Linda Patricia Thompson in Salem, Ore. Federal authorities say Thompson, who was recently released from prison in Oregon, robbed a bank in Wyoming on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police. (Oregon Department of Corrections via AP)CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday.


An Amorphophallus titanum begins to bloom at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), Thursday, July 28, 2016, in New York. The rare plant releases scent during its brief 24–36-hour peak, like the smell of rotting flesh, the reason the plant is popularly known as the corpse flower. It is the first time since 1939 that the NYBG has displayed a blooming titan-arum. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK (AP) — A foul smelling plant known as the "corpse flower" is finally blooming at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City.


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