What Happened on July 11, 1976

Historical Events

  • 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • In pre-game promo at Atlanta County Stadium, 34 couples wed at home plate followed by Championship Wrestling "Headlocks & Wedlocks"

US Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Rolling Green GC: JoAnne Carner wins in a playoff with Sandra Palmer


1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduardo N├íjera, Mexican-born basketball player
Born in 1976

Famous Weddings

Andy Gibb

British pop singer Andy Gibb (18) weds Kim Reeder (18) in Australia; divorce in 1979

Frank Sinatra

Singer and actor Frank Sinatra (60) weds 4th and final wife, American socialite Barbara Marx (45)


About July 11, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
  • UK #1 Song: The Roussos Phenomenon Ep - Demis Roussos