What Happened on September 29, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Alice" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 2nd Chamber recognizes Dutch Liberals/social democratic abortion law

Music History

Boy George expelled from school

Music History

Rock piano playing-singer Jerry Lee Lewis, attempting to shoot soda bottles hits his bass player Norman Owens twice in the chest

  • San Francisco Giant John Montefusco no-hits Atlanta Braves, 9-0
  • Syria drives Palestinian guerrillas out of Lebanon

Sports History

Tommy Lasorda replaces Walter Alston as Los Angeles Dodgers manager

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Andriy Shevchenko, Ukrainian football player and coach (Ukrainian national team), born in Dvirkivshchyna, Ukrainian SSR
  • Darren Byfield, English football player, born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • Oscar Sevilla, Spanish cyclist, born in Ossa de Montiel, Spain
1976 Highlights

About September 29, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing Queen - Abba