What Happened on October 19, 1976

Historical Events

  • Battle of Aishiya, Lebanon during Lebanese Civil War.

Event of Interest

US President Gerald Ford signs 1st major revision of copyright law since 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Desmond Harrington, American actor
  • Joseph Andrew Duplantier, French-American heavy metal guitarist and vocalist (Gojira), born in Paris
  • Michael Young, baseball player
  • Omar Gooding, American actor
  • Pete Loeffler, American rock guitarist and singer-songwriter (Chevelle - "The Red"; "Jar"), born in Grayslake, Illinois
Born in 1976

About October 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If You Leave Me Now - Chicago
  • UK #1 Song: Mississippi - Pussycat