What Happened on January 17, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Music release#1 in the Charts

"I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1

Musician Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow
  • Hermes rocket launched by European Space Agency

Famous Deaths

  • Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in a car crash [or 1/18]