Wednesday July 28, 1976
US date format: 7/28/1976, UK date format: 28/7/1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 28, 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 Jacoby Shaddix and Anne-Elisabeth Blateau.
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 Starship 1 or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 28, 1976?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
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- 242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake
- 8.2 and 7.4 earthquake devastate Tangsha, China (240-750,000 die)
- Eldon Joersz and Geo Morgan set world air speed record of 3,530 kph.
- The Tangshan earthquake measuring between 7.8 and 8.2 moment magnitude flattens Tangshan in the People's Republic of China, killing 242,769 and injuring 164,851.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 28, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 28, 1976?
On July 28, 1976 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is July 28, 1976?
On July 28, 1976 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on July 28, 1976?
On July 28, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 28, 1976?
On July 28, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on July 28, 1976?
On July 28, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 28, 1976?
On July 28, 1976 several famous people were born including, Jacoby Shaddix, Anne-Elisabeth Blateau, Kai Schumann.
Which famous people died on July 28, 1976?
Famous people died on July 28, 1976 include, Jacob Soetendorp, Lucie Mannheim.
What was the number one song in July 28, 1976?
The number one song in the week of July 28, 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 28, 1976?
The top hits on July 28, 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.