Monday October 11, 1976
US date format: 10/11/1976, UK date format: 11/10/1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Emily Deschanel and Sal Khan.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees.
In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits.
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Ordinary People by Judith Guest was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stay Tuned.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sea Wolf or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 11, 1976?
- 10th Country Music Association Award: Mel Tillis wins
- George Washington's appointment, posthumously, to the grade of General of the Armies of the United States by congressional joint resolution Public Law 94-479 is approved by President Gerald R. Ford.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 11, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- Orleans - Still The One
- Cliff Richard - Devil Woman
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - She's Gone
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
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)
- The O'Jays - Message In Our Music
- KC And The Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- The Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Norman Connors - You Are My Starship
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- L.T.D. - Love Ballad
- The Brothers Johnson - Get The Funk Out Ma Face
- Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band - A Fifth Of Beethoven
Sport Games on October 11, 1976
- San Francisco 49ers - Los Angeles Rams : 16 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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 October 11, 1976?
On October 11, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is October 11, 1976?
On October 11, 1976 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 11, 1976?
On October 11, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 11, 1976?
On October 11, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on October 11, 1976?
On October 11, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 11, 1976?
On October 11, 1976 several famous people were born including, Emily Deschanel, Brent Bennett, Sal Khan
Which famous people died on October 11, 1976?
Famous people died on October 11, 1976 include, Connie Boswell, Alfredo Bracchi
What was the number one song in October 11, 1976?
The number one song in the week of October 11, 1976 was Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees in US and Mississippi by Pussycat in UK
What were the top hits on October 11, 1976?
The top hits on October 11, 1976 were Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees, A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy, Lowdown by Boz Scaggs in US and Mississippi by Pussycat, Dancing Queen by Abba, When Forever Has Gone by Demis Roussos in UK