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Number of Records Matching Query: 70
 
NUMBER 1 UK ALBUM 1976 - QUEEN
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 January 1976
Description: A Night at the Opera is the fourth studio album by the British rock group Queen,
Summary: A Night at the Opera is the fourth studio album by the British rock group Queen, released in November 1975.The album takes its name from the Marx Brothers film A Night at the Opera, which the band watched one night at the studio complex when recording.

MAL EVENS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 January 1976
Summary: EX BEATLE ROADIE, DIES AFTER BEING SHOT. 1976

SAL MINEO MURDERED
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 February 1976
Description: In the late 1960s, Mineo became one of the first major actors in Hollywood to publicly acknowledge his homosexuality
Summary: Salvatore "Sal" Mineo, Jr. (January 10, 1939 February 12, 1976), was an American film and theatre actor. Arriving home after a rehearsal on February 12, 1976, Mineo was stabbed to death in the alley behind his apartment building in West Hollywood, California. Aged 37.

KEITH RELF
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 14 May 1976
Description: Relf was 33 when he died from electrocution, at his home.Relf
Summary: "Keith William Relf (22 March 1943 14 May 1976), was best known as the lead singer and harmonica player of The Yardbirds. Relf was 33 when he died from electrocution, at his home, while playing his improperly grounded electric guitar.

FLORENCE BALLARD
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 February 1976
Description: Florence Glenda Ballard Chapman (June 30, 1943 February 22, 1976)
Summary: On February 21, 1976, Ballard entered Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital, complaining of numbness in her extremities. The next day, she died at 10:05 a.m. of coronary thrombosis, a blood clot in one of her coronary arteries, at the age of 32.

ADOLPH RICKENBACKER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 19 March 1976
Description: Adolph Rickenbacker died from cancer in Orange County, California in 1976 at the age of 90.
Summary: Adolph Rickenbacker (April 1, 1886 March 1976) A Swiss-American who founded the Rickenbacker guitar company. Rickenbacker, not convinced of the guitar business's potential, continued manufacturing until 1953, when he sold his company to Francis Cary Hall, a forerunner of the Southern California electric guitar boom.

HOWARD HUGHES
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 May 1976
Description: Multi millionaire U.S.A. business man. Producer of films. Owner of RKO studios. Aviator.
Summary: Born (Howard Robard Hughes ) in Humble, Texas. Millionaire Business man and womaniser.Hughes,born into money was a film producer, Aviator. He also owned RKO Films producing them in 1926.. Married to actress Terri Moore. Hughes was the extreme recluse.

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1976
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 May 1976
Summary: ABBA "FERNANDO"

CONVOY - GOES NO 1
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 January 1976
Description: The CB radio craze was sweeping country music, as no less than three No. 1 songs are about citizens-band radios
Summary: C. W. McCall's "Convoy" about a band of truck drivers who fight back against redneck police officers spends four of its six weeks at No. 1 in January, and goes on to be Billboard's No. 1 country song of 1976.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1976
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 January 1976
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1976
Summary: 1976-77 1 Happy Days ABC 2 Laverne and Shirley ABC 3 The ABC Monday Night Movie ABC 4 M*A*S*H CBS 5 Charlie's Angels ABC 6 The Big Event NBC 7 The Six Million Dollar Man ABC 8 The ABC Sunday Night Movie (tie) ABC 8 Baretta (tie) ABC 8 One Day at a Time (tie) CBS 11 Three's Company ABC 12 All in the Family CBS 13 Welcome Back, Kotter ABC 14 The Bionic Woman ABC 15 The Waltons (tie) CBS 15 Little House on the Prairie (tie) NBC 17 Barney Miller ABC 18 60 Minutes (tie) CBS 18 Hawaii Five-0 CBS 20 NBC Monday Night at the Movies NBC

PETER HAYES
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 11 February 1976
Description: Guitarist, USA

BLAKE SHELTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 18 June 1976
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA

REESE WITHERSPOON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 22 March 1976
Description: Actress, USA

MARTHA WAINWRIGHT
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 May 1976
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Canada

KASEY CHAMBERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 4 June 1976
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

FEIST
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 13 February 1976
Description: Singer-songwriter

DAN HAWKINS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 12 December 1976
Description: Musician, Guitarist, Producer. Songwriter, UK

JOE NICHOLS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 26 November 1976
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist. USA

STEVEN GATELY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 March 1976
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Songwriter

JOEY NEWMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 9 September 1976
Description: Composer, Orchestrator, Conductor, Music Producer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, USA

COLIN CURRIE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 25 September 1976
Description: Percussionist, UK

JESSI ALEXANDER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 November 1976
Description: Vocalist, US

EMILY DESCHANEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 11 October 1976
Description: Actor, Television producer, usa

ISLA FISHER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 February 1976
Description: Actress, Australia

JODI MARTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 November 1976
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia

SALLY POLIHRONAS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 22 June 1976
Description: Vocalist, model, tap dancer, Australia

STEPHEN GATELY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 March 1976
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Composer, Ireland

LUKE BRYAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 July 1976
Description: Vocalist, USA

SARAH BLASKO
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 23 September 1976
Description: Vocalist, Australia

ASH GRUNWALD
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 9 May 1976
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia

JENNY LEWIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 January 1976
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Actress, USA

DAMIEN LEITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 18 January 1976
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Ireland

MARK PRIESTLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 9 August 1976
Description: Actor, Australian

EMMA BUNTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 January 1976
Description: Vocalist, UK

ROSS NOBLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 June 1976
Description: Actor, Comedian, UK

MICHAEL MCINTYRE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 February 1976
Description: Comedian, UK

LILI PONS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 13 February 1976
Description: Vocalist, USA

JIMMY REED
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 August 1976
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA

MAL EVANS
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 5 January 1976
Description: Manager, Personal assistant, Record producer

KRIS KENNER
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 January 1976
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

JOE E LEWIS - GUITARIST
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 April 1976
Description: Guitarist, Producer, USA

SAL MINEO
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 February 1976
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Drummer , USA

KEITH RELF
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 March 1976
Description: Vocalist, UK

JACK CASSIDY
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 12 December 1976
Description: Actor,

RAY NANCE
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 28 January 1976
Description: Violinist, Trumpeter, Vocalist, USA

RUDI POMPILLI
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 February 1976
Description: Saxophonist, USA

VICTORIA SPIVEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 October 1976
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA

LEONARD LEE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 October 1976
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

BUELL KAZEE
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 31 August 1976
Description: Vocalist, Banjoist, USA

PAUL KOSSOFF
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 19 March 1976
Description: Guitarist

PERCY FAITH
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 9 February 1976
Description: Bandleader, Arranger, Canadian

BUSTER BROWN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 31 January 1976
Description: Vocalist, USA

LEE J COBB
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 11 February 1976
Description: Actor, USA

PAUL ROBESON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 23 January 1976
Description: Vocalist, USA

FREDDIE KING
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 December 1976
Description: Guitarist ,USA

JOHNNY MERCER
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 June 1976
Description: Actor, Arranger, Band Leader, Composer, USA

PHIL OCHS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 9 April 1976
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

ROSALIND RUSSELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 28 November 1976
Description: Actress, singer, screenwriter, USA

FLORENCE BALLARD
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 February 1976
Description: Vocalist, USA

GARY THAIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 19 March 1976
Description: Bassist

HOWLIN WOLF
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 10 January 1976
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

MANCE LIPSCOMB
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 30 January 1976
Description: Vocalist, USA

BOBBY HACKETT
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 7 June 1976
Description: Trumpeter, USA

BUSBY BERKELEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 March 1976
Description: Director of film.

BENJAMIN BRITTEN - (1913 - 1976)
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 4 December 1976
Description: Composer, Conductor, Violist, Pianist.

GLADYS MONCRIEFF
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 February 1976
Description: Vocalist, Australia

HOWARD HUGHES
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 5 April 1976
Description: Industrialist; Aviator; Engineer. Chairman, Hughes Aircraft;

JIM MCCARTNEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 March 1976
Description: The McCartney Family.

RAY GILBERT
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 March 1976
Description: Lyricist, USA

CONNEE BOSWELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 11 October 1976
Description: Vocalist, USA

 
 
 
 

 
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