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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 19, 1976?
- 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
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- Rock group Deep Purple disbands.
- Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 19, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- John Travolta - Let Her In
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- Aretha Franklin - Something He Can Feel
- Tavares - Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (part 1)
- George Benson - This Masquerade
- Johnnie Taylor - Somebody's Gettin' It
- B.T. Express - Can't Stop Groovin' Now, Wanna Do It Some More
- Natalie Cole - Sophisticated Lady (She's A Different Lady)
- James Brown - Get Up Offa That Thing
- David Ruffin - Everything's Coming Up Love
- Ohio Players - Who'd She Coo?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 19If 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.
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?