Sunday July 11, 1976

US date format: 7/11/1976, UK date format: 11/7/1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 11, 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 Eduardo Nájera and Eduardo Najera. 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 F-1 or Sea Wolf.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
  • In pre-game promo at Atlanta County Stadium, 34 couples wed at home plate followed by Championship Wrestling Headlocks & Wedlocks

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Movies

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

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The Tenant

The Tenant

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Country: United States of America

1900

1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Country: United States of America

Mr. Klein

Mr. Klein

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Francine Bergé, Juliet Berto

The Omen

The Omen

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Orde Wingate

Orde Wingate

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Directed by: Alexander Holt

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Starring: Radko Dishliev

Country: Bulgaria

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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?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 11, 1976?

On July 11, 1976 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is July 11, 1976?

On July 11, 1976 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 11, 1976?

On July 11, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 11, 1976?

On July 11, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 11, 1976?

On July 11, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 11, 1976?

On July 11, 1976 several famous people were born including, Eduardo Nájera, Eduardo Najera.

Which famous people died on July 11, 1976?

Famous people died on July 11, 1976 include, Leon de Greiff.

What was the number one song in July 11, 1976?

The number one song in the week of July 11, 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 11, 1976?

The top hits on July 11, 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.