Monday 19 July 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include R J Williams and Benedict Cumberbatch.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Lifeguard, directed by Daniel Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Bigfoot Bonkers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1976 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- R J Williams: Actor (General Hospital, Full House).
- Benedict Cumberbatch: English actor and film producer who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio.
- Angela Griffin: Movie Actress.
- Vinessa Shaw: American actress.
- Gonzalo de los Santos: Uruguayan footballer and manager.
- Rock group Deep Purple disbands.
- Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- John Travolta - Let Her In
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