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 birth chart on July 26, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 26, 1976?
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 26, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Wings - Let 'Em 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)
- Ohio Players - Who'd She Coo?
- George Benson - This Masquerade
- James Brown - Get Up Offa That Thing
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Getaway
- David Ruffin - Everything's Coming Up Love
- War - Summer
- B.T. Express - Can't Stop Groovin' Now, Wanna Do It Some More
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?