Sunday October 31, 1976, Halloween
US date format: 10/31/1976, UK date format: 31/10/1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 31, 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 Piper Perabo and Guti (footballer).
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 Heavyweight Champ or Dukedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 31, 1976?
- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
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- Javed Miandad, 206 vs. New Zealand, age 19 yrs 141 days (29 fours 1 six)
- Linda Watkins: Actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 31, 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
Sport Games on October 31, 1976
- Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 6 - 21
- Dallas Cowboys - Washington Redskins : 20 - 7
- Denver Broncos - Oakland Raiders : 6 - 19
- Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 6 - 27
- Kansas City Chiefs - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 28 - 19
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 31If October 31, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 10 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 4 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 31, 1976?
On October 31, 1976 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is October 31, 1976?
On October 31, 1976 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 31, 1976?
On October 31, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 31, 1976?
On October 31, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).
Who was the Pope on October 31, 1976?
On October 31, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 31, 1976?
On October 31, 1976 several famous people were born including, Piper Perabo, Guti (footballer), Joe Warren.
Which famous people died on October 31, 1976?
Famous people died on October 31, 1976 include, Linda Watkins.
What was the number one song in October 31, 1976?
The number one song in the week of October 31, 1976 was If You Leave Me Now by Chicago in US and Mississippi by Pussycat in UK.
What were the top hits on October 31, 1976?
The top hits on October 31, 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.