What Happened on April 30, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Silly Love Songs" single released by Wings (Billboard Song of the Year, 1976)

Boxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • The Betsy Ross Bridge, spanning the Delaware River from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Pennsauken, New Jersey opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Palmer, American performance artist, pianist, singer, and lyricist (The Dresden Dolls), born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Edvard Fliflet Braein, Norwegian composer (Ut mot havet (Out To Sea); Anne Pedersdotter), dies at 51
1976 Highlights

About April 30, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let Your Love Flow - Bellamy Brothers
  • UK #1 Song: Save Your Kisses For Me - Brotherhood Of Man