What Happened on July 15, 1976

Historical Events

  • 36-hr kidnap of 26 school children and their bus driver in California

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane Kruger, German actress and former fashion model
  • Jim Jones, African Puerto Rican American rapper
  • Steve Cunningham, American boxer (IBF cruiserweight title 2007-08, 10-11), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78
1976 Highlights

About July 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 12 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