What Happened on July 27, 1976

Historical Events

Music History

Former Beatle John Lennon is granted a green card for permanent residence in US

  • Japanese ex-premier Tanaka arrested (Lockheed Affair)

Famous Birthdays

  • Demis Hassabis, British Artificial Intelligence researcher, computer game designer (Theme Park), and neuroscientist, born in London
  • Fernando Ricksen, Dutch soccer midfielder (12 caps; Glasgow Rangers), born in Hoensbroek, Limburg (d. 2019)
  • Mwadi Mabika, WNBA guard and forward (LA Sparks), born in Kinshasa, Zaire
  • Scott Mason, Australian cricketer, born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Brennan, retired US Air Force captain, American Legion bookkeeper and the 1st American to die of "Legionnaire's Disease", dies of an apparent heart attack at 61
1976 Highlights

About July 27, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kiss And Say Goodbye - The Manhattans
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee