On This Day

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
  • Tracie Spencer, American pop and R&B singer ("This House"), born in Waterloo, Iowa

Famous Deaths

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

About July 12, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer