What Happened on August 30, 1976

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Tom Brokaw starts as news anchor of NBC's "The Today Show"

  • Turks & Caicos Islands adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Koplove, American baseball player (Team USA 2008), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sarah-Jane Potts, English actress, born in Bradford, England
Born in 1976

About August 30, 1976

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

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

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

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