What Happened on January 18, 1976

Historical Events

  • Super Bowl X, Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, FL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Dallas Cowboys, 21-17; MVP: Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh, WR

Famous Birthdays

  • Damien Leith, Irish-Australian singer-songwriter (Australian Idol, 2006), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Vincent Polvliet, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Ad Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in a car crash at 42 [or 1/17]
  • Sonia Dresdel, actor (Fallen Idol, Secret Tent), dies at 67
1976 Highlights

About January 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To) - Diana Ross
  • UK #1 Song: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen