Saturday October 23, 1976
US date format: 10/23/1976, UK date format: 23/10/1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Ryan Reynolds and Cat Deeley.
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 Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stay Tuned.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sprint 2 or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1976?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Orleans - Still The One
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - She's Gone
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Steve Miller Band - Rock'n Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- The O'Jays - Message In Our Music
- Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
- L.T.D. - Love Ballad
- Norman Connors - You Are My Starship
- Tyrone Davis - Give It Up (turn It Loose)
- KC And The Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- The Brothers Johnson - Get The Funk Out Ma Face
- Natalie Cole - Mr. Melody
Sport Games on October 23, 1976
- Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 15
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 23, 1976?
On October 23, 1976 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is October 23, 1976?
On October 23, 1976 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 23, 1976?
On October 23, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 1976?
On October 23, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on October 23, 1976?
On October 23, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 23, 1976?
On October 23, 1976 several famous people were born including, Ryan Reynolds, Cat Deeley, Jon Huertas.
What was the number one song in October 23, 1976?
The number one song in the week of October 23, 1976 was If You Leave Me Now by Chicago in US and Mississippi by Pussycat in UK.
What were the top hits on October 23, 1976?
The top hits on October 23, 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.