Friday October 29, 1976
US date format: 10/29/1976, UK date format: 29/10/1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 29, 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 Médéric Clain and Milena Govich.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago.
In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits.
Alice Sweet Alice, directed by Alfred Sole, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Emigrants.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Sprint 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 29, 1976?
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 29, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Steve Miller Band - Rock'n Me
- Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - She's Gone
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Heart - Magic Man
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The O'Jays - Message In Our Music
- The Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- L.T.D. - Love Ballad
- Norman Connors - You Are My Starship
- Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
- Tyrone Davis - Give It Up (turn It Loose)
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Barkays - Shake Your Rump To The Funk
- John Valenti - Anything You Want
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 29, 1976?
On October 29, 1976 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is October 29, 1976?
On October 29, 1976 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 29, 1976?
On October 29, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 29, 1976?
On October 29, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on October 29, 1976?
On October 29, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 29, 1976?
On October 29, 1976 several famous people were born including, Médéric Clain, Milena Govich, Mark Sheehan.
What was the number one song in October 29, 1976?
The number one song in the week of October 29, 1976 was If You Leave Me Now by Chicago in US and Mississippi by Pussycat in UK.
What were the top hits on October 29, 1976?
The top hits on October 29, 1976 were If You Leave Me Now by Chicago, Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees, Rock'n Me by Steve Miller Band in US and Mississippi by Pussycat, Dancing Queen by Abba, When Forever Has Gone by Demis Roussos in UK.