Monday October 04, 1976
US date format: 10/4/1976, UK date format: 4/10/1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 4, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Alicia Silverstone and Mauro Camoranesi.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy.
In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits.
The Inheritance, directed by Mauro Bolognini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stay Tuned.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Sea Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 04, 1976?
- Supreme Court lifts 1972 ban on death penalty for convicted murderers
- US Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz resigns due to telling a racial joke.
- Official launch of the Intercity 125 High Speed Train (HST).
- Cubana Flight 455 crashes due to a bomb placed by anti-Fidel Castro terrorists, after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados. All 73 people on board are killed.
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- Alexander Gray: Singer (This is Music), dies at 74.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 04, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Cliff Richard - Devil Woman
- Orleans - Still The One
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - She's Gone
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
- Tyrone Davis - Give It Up (turn It Loose)
- KC And The Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- The O'Jays - Message In Our Music
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- The Brothers Johnson - Get The Funk Out Ma Face
- Norman Connors - You Are My Starship
- Curtis Mayfield - Only You Babe
- The Isley Brothers - Harvest For The World
- The Spinners - The Rubberband Man
Sport Games on October 04, 1976
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Minnesota Vikings : 6 - 17
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 04, 1976?
On October 04, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is October 04, 1976?
On October 04, 1976 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 04, 1976?
On October 04, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 04, 1976?
On October 04, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on October 04, 1976?
On October 04, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 04, 1976?
On October 04, 1976 several famous people were born including, Alicia Silverstone, Mauro Camoranesi, Craig Robert Young.
Which famous people died on October 04, 1976?
Famous people died on October 04, 1976 include, Alexander Gray.
What was the number one song in October 04, 1976?
The number one song in the week of October 04, 1976 was A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy in US and Mississippi by Pussycat in UK.
What were the top hits on October 04, 1976?
The top hits on October 04, 1976 were A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy, Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry, Lowdown by Boz Scaggs in US and Mississippi by Pussycat, Dancing Queen by Abba, When Forever Has Gone by Demis Roussos in UK.