Saturday July 10, 1976
US date format: 7/10/1976, UK date format: 10/7/1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 10, 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 Adrian Grenier and Ludovic Giuly.
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 movies released in 1976
while Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Forget Me Not.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Race or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 10, 1976?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- 105th British Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Royal Birkdale
- Chemical factory in Milan explodes (dioxane cloud)
- One American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 10, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- Andrea True Connection - More, More, More (Part 1)
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Something He Can Feel
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- George Benson - This Masquerade
- Tavares - Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (part 1)
- Natalie Cole - Sophisticated Lady (She's A Different Lady)
- Johnnie Taylor - Somebody's Gettin' It
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- The Isley Brothers - Who Loves You Better (part 1)
- Tyrone Davis - So Good (to Be Home With You)
- B.T. Express - Can't Stop Groovin' Now, Wanna Do It Some More
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 10If July 10, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 2 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 10, 1976?
On July 10, 1976 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is July 10, 1976?
On July 10, 1976 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 10, 1976?
On July 10, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 10, 1976?
On July 10, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on July 10, 1976?
On July 10, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 10, 1976?
On July 10, 1976 several famous people were born including, Adrian Grenier, Ludovic Giuly, Elijah Allman.
What was the number one song in July 10, 1976?
The number one song in the week of July 10, 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 10, 1976?
The top hits on July 10, 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.