Friday July 09, 1976

US date format: 7/9/1976, UK date format: 9/7/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 9, 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 Fred Savage and Elliot Cowan. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band. 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 movie released in 1976 while Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Forget Me Not. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Race or Heavyweight Champ.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
  • Palau - Constitution Day.
  • Argentina - Independence Day.
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Events

  • England all out for 71 vs. WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5
  • Uganda asks United Nations to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe.
  • Houston Astros' Larry Dierker no-hits Montreal Expos, 6-0.

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Movies

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Lifeguard

Lifeguard

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Stephen Young, Parker Stevenson

Country: United States of America

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

Release year: 1976

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Rico Dawson

Gus

Gus

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Vincent McEveety

Starring: Edward Asner, Don Knotts, Gary Grimes, Tim Conway

TV Series

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Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Alexander Holt

Orde Wingate

Orde Wingate

Release year: 1976

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman

Scoundrel Time

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In 1952, Hellman joined the ranks of intellectuals and artists called before Congress to testify about political subversion. Terrified yet defiant, Hellman refused to incriminate herself or others, and managed to

A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson

A Man Called Intrepid

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A New York Times Best Seller!The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated intelligence operation and of its …

Lyndon Johnson And The American Dream by Doris Kearns

Lyndon Johnson And The American Dream

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Doris Kearns Goodwin's classic life of Lyndon Johnson, who presided over the Great Society, the Vietnam War, and other defining moments the tumultuous 1960s, is a monument in political biography.

The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days

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The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

The Russians by Hedrick Smith

The Russians

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Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Death Race

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 09, 1976?

On July 09, 1976 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is July 09, 1976?

On July 09, 1976 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 09, 1976?

On July 09, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 09, 1976?

On July 09, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 09, 1976?

On July 09, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 09, 1976?

On July 09, 1976 several famous people were born including, Fred Savage, Elliot Cowan, Dan Estrin.

What was the number one song in July 09, 1976?

The number one song in the week of July 09, 1976 was Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band in US and Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee in UK.

What were the top hits on July 09, 1976?

The top hits on July 09, 1976 were Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band, Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans, I'll Be Good To You by The Brothers Johnson in US and Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee, The Roussos Phenomenon by Demis Roussos, You To Me Are Everything by The Real Thing in UK.