Monday July 26, 1976

US date format: 7/26/1976, UK date format: 26/7/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on July 26, 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 Alice Taglioni and Pável Pardo. 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. The Shootist, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bonjour Paris. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Indy 4.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • In Los Angeles, Ronald Reagan announces his choice of liberal U.S. Senator Richard Schweiker as his vice presidential running mate, in an effort to woo moderate Republican delegates away from President Gerald Ford.
  • The United Kingdom breaks diplomatic relations with Uganda.
  • Delegates attending an American Legion convention at The Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, begin falling ill with a form of pneumonia: this will eventually be recognised as the first outbreak of Legionnaires' disease and will end in the deaths of 29 attendees.

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Movies

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The Message

The Message

Directed by: Moustapha Akkad

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

Country: United States of America

The Outlaw Josey Wales

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

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The Tenant

The Tenant

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Country: United States of America

1900

1900

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Country: United States of America

The Shootist

The Shootist

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Orde Wingate

Orde Wingate

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Directed by: Alexander Holt

Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

Kapetan Mikula Mali

Kapetan Mikula Mali

Starring: Tonci Vidan, Josko Pazanin, Manojlo Cvijanovic, Petar Prlicko

Power Without Glory

Power Without Glory

Starring: Martin Vaughan, Rosalind Speirs, Heather Canning, Irene Inescort

Country: Australia

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Rockefellers

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Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.,

The West End Horror by Nicholas Meyer

The West End Horror

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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 …

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 …

A Stranger In The Mirror by Sidney Sheldon

A Stranger In The Mirror

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A LONELY MAN. Toby Temple is a super star and a super bastard, a man adored by his fans and plagued by suspicion and distrust.A

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 26, 1976?

On July 26, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is July 26, 1976?

On July 26, 1976 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 26, 1976?

On July 26, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 26, 1976?

On July 26, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 26, 1976?

On July 26, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 26, 1976?

On July 26, 1976 several famous people were born including, Alice Taglioni, Pável Pardo, Tanja Szewczenko.

What was the number one song in July 26, 1976?

The number one song in the week of July 26, 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 26, 1976?

The top hits on July 26, 1976 were Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans, Love Is Alive by Gary Wright, Moonlight Feels Right by Starbuck 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.