What Happened on July 3, 1976

Historical Events

  • Adolfo Suárez becomes premier of Spain

Music History

Brian Wilson performs with the Beach Boys after his 12 year stage absence, at Anaheim Stadium in California

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sweden's Björn Borg beats Ilie Năstase of Romania 6-4, 6-2, 9-7 for the first of 5 straight Wimbledon titles

1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Barber, American actress (Kimmy Gibbler-Full House), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Bobby Skinstad, South African rugby union flanker (42 Tests, 12 as captain; Stormers, Cats, Sharks), born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • Henry Olonga, Zimbabwean cricket fast bowler (30 Tests, 68 wickets, BB 5/70; 50 ODIs, 58 wickets; Matabeleland), born in Lusaka, Zambia
  • Shane Lynch, Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Wanderlei Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train), dies at 58

About July 3, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Silly Love Songs - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: You To Me Are Everything - Real Thing