What Happened on August 29, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Dahl Tomasson, Danish footballer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Kasia Kulesza, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Kevin Kaesviharn, American football player, born in Paramount, California
  • Pablo Mastroeni, American soccer player, born in Mendoza, Argentina
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Reed, American blues singer ("Soulin'"; "Big Boss Man"), dies of epileptic seizure at 50
  • Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher, dies at 77
1976 Highlights

About August 29, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Should Be Dancing - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing Queen - Abba