Monday July 19, 1976

US date format: 7/19/1976, UK date format: 19/7/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 19, 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 Benedict Cumberbatch and Vinessa Shaw. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Violent Naples, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Dolores by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bonjour Paris. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Stunt Cycle or Sea Wolf.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
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Events

  • Rock group Deep Purple disbands.
  • Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.

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Famous Deaths

  • : Actor (Rosie, Tormented, Nightfall),...
  • : Dutch journalist, dies at 70.

Movies

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Violent Naples

Violent Naples

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Maurizio Merli, John Saxon, Barry Sullivan, Elio Zamuto

The Message

The Message

Directed by: Moustapha Akkad

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Country: United States of America

Swashbuckler

Swashbuckler

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Robert Shaw, James Earl Jones, Peter Boyle, Geneviève Bujold

The Great Texas Dynamite Chase

The Great Texas Dynamite Chase

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Claudia Jennings, Tara Strohmeier, Jocelyn Jones, Miles Watkins

Little Girl... Big Tease

Little Girl... Big Tease

Directed by: Roberto Mitrotti

Starring: Jody Ray, Mary Mendum, Phil Bendone, Robert Furey

TV Series

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Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Directed by: Alexander Holt

Orde Wingate

Orde Wingate

Saramandaia

Saramandaia

What's Happening!!

What's Happening!!

Days to next July 19

If July 19, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 2 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dolores by Jacqueline Susann

Dolores

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This is the intense, tragic story of Dolores Ryan, the beautiful and fashionable young widow of an assassinated American President. After his death, Dolores finds herself too poor to sustain her extravagant tastes and too lonely to be fulfilled as …

Sinatra by Earl Wilson

Sinatra

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An unauthorized biography by Earl Wilson, published by Macmillan in 1976, contains 336 pages.

The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins

The Lonely Lady

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“Harold Robbins is a master.” —Playboy “Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly A young schoolgirl with dreams of being an actress, JeriLee Randall, is at the dawn of discovering

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

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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game


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