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.
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.
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 26, 1976?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.