What Happened on October 15, 1976

Historical Events

Event of Interest

1st debate of major-ticket US Vice President nominees, Walter Mondale (D) vs Bob Dole (R)

Music Single

Ringo Starr releases single "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"; peaks at 26 in US, fails to chart in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Yoon Son-ha, South Korean actress and singer (Fighting Girl), born in Jeonju, South Korea
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino (1902-1976)

Italian-born American mafioso (Gambino family), dies of a heart attack at 74

About October 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Disco Duck (Part I) - Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots
  • UK #1 Song: Mississippi - Pussycat