What Happened on July 12, 1976

Historical Events

  • 1st "Family Feud" game show debuts on ABC hosted by Richard Dawson
  • Ian Dury & Kilburns disband

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Friel, British actress (Pushing Daisies), born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester
  • Kyrsten Sinema, American politician (Senator-D-Arizona 2019-), born Tucson, Arizona
  • Tracie Spencer, American pop and R&B singer ("This House"), born in Waterloo, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Ted Mack, American TV host (Original Amateur Hour), dies at 72
1976 Highlights

About July 12, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

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