Sunday September 26, 1976

US date format: 9/26/1976, UK date format: 26/9/1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on September 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 Michael Ballack and Tyler Denk. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Deep by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stay Tuned. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 or Indy 4.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Carlton Golf
  • Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title

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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 Shootist

The Shootist

Directed by: Don Siegel

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

Country: United States of America

The Ritz

The Ritz

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Jack Weston, Rita Moreno, Jerry Stiller, Kaye Ballard

Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

Country: United States of America

Executive Suite

Executive Suite

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, June Allyson, Fredric March

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NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Chicago Bears : 10 - 0
  • Baltimore Colts - Dallas Cowboys : 27 - 30
  • Buffalo Bills - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 14 - 9
  • Cleveland Browns - Denver Broncos : 13 - 44
  • Green Bay Packers - Cincinnati Bengals : 7 - 28
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TV Series

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Directed by: Peter Moers

Gribouille

Gribouille

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Orde Wingate

Orde Wingate

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick

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Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski

The Right And The Power

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First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart

Touch Not The Cat

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Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

Ordinary People by Judith Guest

Ordinary People

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

Videogames

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F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 26, 1976 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is September 26, 1976?

On September 26, 1976 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on September 26, 1976?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 26, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on September 26, 1976?

On September 26, 1976 several famous people were born including, Michael Ballack, Sami Vanska, Tyler Denk.

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

The number one song in the week of September 26, 1976 was Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry in US and Dancing Queen by Abba in UK.

What were the top hits on September 26, 1976?

The top hits on September 26, 1976 were Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry, I'd Really Love To See You Tonight by England Dan and John Ford Coley, A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy in US and Dancing Queen by Abba, Can't Get By Without You by The Real Thing, Let 'Em In by Wings in UK.