What Happened on April 22, 1976

Historical Events

Television Debut

Barbara Walters becomes 1st female US nightly network news anchor (ABC News)

Film & TV History

Director Ingmar Bergman leaves Sweden due to taxation


Famous Birthdays

  • Michał Żewłakow, Polish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Frutuoso de Lima Viana, Brazilian pianist & composer, dies at 79
1976 Highlights

About April 22, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Disco Lady - Johnnie Taylor
  • UK #1 Song: Save Your Kisses For Me - Brotherhood Of Man