Friday October 22, 1976

US date format: 10/22/1976, UK date format: 22/10/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 22, 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 Helen Svedin and Jon Foreman. In that special week of October people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. Carrie, directed by Brian De Palma, 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 Blockade or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
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Historical Events

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  • Rick Barry (San Francisco), begins then longest NBA free throw streak of 60
  • Red Dye No. 4 is banned by the US Food and Drug Administration after it is discovered that it causes tumors in the bladders of dogs. The dye is still used in Canada.
  • Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, the 5th President of Ireland, resigns after being publicly insulted by the Minister for Defense.

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Movies

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Carrie

Carrie

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Country: United States of America

Assault on Precinct 13

Assault on Precinct 13

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer, Martin West

Country: United States of America

Up!

Up!

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Edward Schaaf, Robert McLane, Elaine Collins, Candy Samples

Mansion of the Doomed

Mansion of the Doomed

Directed by: Michael Pataki

Starring: Richard Basehart, Gloria Grahame, Trish Stewart, Lance Henriksen

Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones, Marilyn Burns

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TV Series

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Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gribouille

Gribouille

Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Directed by: Peter Moers

Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

Days to next October 22

If October 22, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 11 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

Fire And Ice by Andrew Tobias

Fire And Ice

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Hardcover: 282 pages Publisher: William Morrow & Co; 7th Edition edition (August 1976) Language: English

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

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 …

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 22, 1976?

On October 22, 1976 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 22, 1976?

On October 22, 1976 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 22, 1976?

On October 22, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 22, 1976?

On October 22, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 22, 1976?

On October 22, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 22, 1976?

On October 22, 1976 several famous people were born including, Helen Svedin, Jon Foreman, Luke Adams.

What was the number one song in October 22, 1976?

The number one song in the week of October 22, 1976 was If You Leave Me Now by Chicago in US and Mississippi by Pussycat in UK.

What were the top hits on October 22, 1976?

The top hits on October 22, 1976 were If You Leave Me Now by Chicago, Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees, A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy in US and Mississippi by Pussycat, Dancing Queen by Abba, When Forever Has Gone by Demis Roussos in UK.


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