Friday July 23, 1976

US date format: 7/23/1976, UK date format: 23/7/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 23, 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 Judit Polgár and Mathieu Madénian. 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 Sea Wolf or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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Events

  • 42nd NFL Chicago All Star Game: Pittsburgh 24, All Stars 0 (52,895)
  • Baltimore Orioles' player Reggie Jackson homers in 6th straight game.

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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 23

If July 23, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 2 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 23 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?

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 23, 1976?

On July 23, 1976 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is July 23, 1976?

On July 23, 1976 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 23, 1976?

On July 23, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 23, 1976?

On July 23, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 23, 1976?

On July 23, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 23, 1976?

On July 23, 1976 several famous people were born including, Judit Polgár, Mathieu Madénian, Inger Lise Ebeltoft.

Which famous people died on July 23, 1976?

Famous people died on July 23, 1976 include, Wilhelmina Von Bremen.

What was the number one song in July 23, 1976?

The number one song in the week of July 23, 1976 was Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans in US and Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee in UK.

What were the top hits on July 23, 1976?

The top hits on July 23, 1976 were Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans, Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band, 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.


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