Saturday July 17, 1976
US date format: 7/17/1976, UK date format: 17/7/1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 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 Luke Bryan and Kimberley (South Africa).
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.
The Message, directed by Moustapha Akkad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Forget Me Not.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Sprint 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1976?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- Indonesian President Suharto annexes East Timor
- History of East Timor: East Timor is annexed, and becomes the 27th province of Indonesia.
- The opening of the Summer Olympics in Montreal is marred by 25 African teams boycotting the New Zealand team.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 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
- Andrea True Connection - More, More, More (Part 1)
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
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
- B.T. Express - Can't Stop Groovin' Now, Wanna Do It Some More
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- The Isley Brothers - Who Loves You Better (part 1)
- James Brown - Get Up Offa That Thing
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 17If July 17, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 2 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 19 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 17, 1976?
On July 17, 1976 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is July 17, 1976?
On July 17, 1976 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 17, 1976?
On July 17, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 17, 1976?
On July 17, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on July 17, 1976?
On July 17, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 17, 1976?
On July 17, 1976 several famous people were born including, Luke Bryan, Kimberley (South Africa), Dagmara Dominczyk.
What was the number one song in July 17, 1976?
The number one song in the week of July 17, 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 17, 1976?
The top hits on July 17, 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.