1976 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1973 1974 197519761977 1978 1979

1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

Hit Songs

  • "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" – Blue Öyster Cult
  • "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" – KC & the Sunshine Band
  • "(What A) Wonderful World" – Johnny Nash
  • "Anarchy In The UK" – Sex Pistols
  • "Dancing Queen" – ABBA (6)
  • "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" – Paul Simon
  • "A Fifth of Beethoven" – Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band
  • "A Little Bit More" – Dr. Hook
  • "Afternoon Delight" – Starland Vocal Band
  • "All By Myself" – Eric Carmen
  • "Arms Of Mary" – Sutherland Brothers and Quiver
  • "Back In The USSR" – The Beatles
  • "Beautiful Noise" – Neil Diamond
  • "Bennie And The Jets" – Elton John
  • "Besame Mucho" – Dalida
  • "Better Use Your Head" – Little Anthony and the Imperials
  • "Blinded By The Light" – Manfred Mann's Earth Band
  • "Bohemian Rhapsody" – Queen
  • "Boogie Fever" Sylvers
  • "Born To Be With You" – Dion
  • "Both Ends Burning" – Roxy Music
  • "Candy Store Rock" – Led Zeppelin
  • "Cherry Bomb" – The Runaways
  • "Convoy" – C.W. McCall
  • "Couldn't Get It Right" – Climax Blues Band
  • "Dancing Queen" – ABBA
  • "December 1963 (Oh What A Night)" – Four Seasons
  • "Devil Woman"- Cliff Richard
  • "Disco Duck (Part 1)" – Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots
  • "Disco Lady" – Johnnie Taylor (4)
  • "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" – Julie Covington
  • "Don't Give Up On Us" – David Soul
  • "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" – Elton John & Kiki Dee
  • "Don't Make Me Wait Too Long" – Barry White
  • "Don't Stop It Now" – Hot Chocolate
  • "Don't Take Away The Music" – Tavares
  • "Dream Weaver" – Gary Wright
  • "Extended Play(EP)" – Bryan Ferry
  • "Fernando" – ABBA
  • "Fly Like An Eagle" – Steve Miller Band
  • "Foggy Notion-Inside Your Heart" – Velvet Underground
  • "Fool to Cry" – The Rolling Stones
  • "Forever And Ever" – Demis Roussos
  • "Forever And Ever" – Slik
  • "Freebird(EP)" – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • "Get Up and Boogie" – Silver Convention
  • "Girls Girls Girls" – Sailor
  • "Harvest For The World" – The Isley Brothers
  • "Hasten Down The Wind" – Warren Zevon
  • "Heart On My Sleeve" – Gallagher and Lyle
  • "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel" – Tavares
  • "Hello Old Friend" – Eric Clapton
  • "Here Comes The Sun" – Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel
  • "Here Comes The Weekend" – Dave Edmunds
  • "Hey Baby" – J.J. Cale
  • "Honey I" – George McCrae
  • "Hot Stuff" – The Rolling Stones
  • "Hot Valves(EP)" – Be Bop Deluxe
  • "Howzat" – Sherbet
  • "Hurricane" – Bob Dylan
  • "Hurt" – The Manhattans
  • "I Love Music" – The O'Jays
  • "I Love To Boogie " – T. Rex
  • "I Love to Love (But My Baby Just Loves to Dance)" – Tina Charles
  • "I Want You" – Marvin Gaye
  • "I Wish" – Stevie Wonder
  • "I Write the Songs" – Barry Manilow
  • "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" – England Dan and John Ford Coley
  • "If Not You" – Dr. Hook
  • "If You Leave Me Now" – Chicago
  • "If You Leave Me Now" – Chicago
  • "I'm Mandy Fly Me" – 10cc
  • "I'm Your Puppet" – James and Bobby Purify
  • "In Dulce Jubilo/On Horseback" – Mike Oldfield
  • "It Keeps You Running" – Carly Simon
  • "It's Over" – Boz Scaggs
  • "Jailbreak" – Thin Lizzy
  • "J'Attendrai" – Dalida
  • "Jump In My Car" – TMG
  • "Kiss and Say Goodbye" – The Manhattans
  • "Landslide" – Fleetwood Mac
  • "Last Child" – Aerosmith
  • "Le petit bonheur" – Dalida
  • "Let 'Em In" – Paul McCartney & Wings
  • "Let Your Love Flow" – Bellamy Brothers
  • "Let's Stick Together" – Bryan Ferry
  • "Livin' Thing" – Electric Light Orchestra
  • "Lost in France" – Bonnie Tyler
  • "Love And Affection" – Joan Armatrading
  • "Love Hangover" – Diana Ross
  • "Love Is Alive" – Gary Wright
  • "Love Machine" – The Miracles
  • "Love Really Hurts Without You" – Billy Ocean
  • "Love Rollercoaster" – Ohio Players
  • "Love So Right" – Bee Gees
  • "Love To Love You Baby – Donna Summer
  • "Love's A Prima Donna" – Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel
  • "Low Rider" – War
  • "Mamma Mia" – ABBA
  • "Man to Man" – Hot Chocolate
  • "Midnight Train To Georgia" – Gladys Knight and the Pips
  • "Mississippi" – Pussycat (4)
  • "Misty Blue" – Dorothy Moore
  • "Mohammed's Radio" – Warren Zevon
  • "Money, Money, Money" – ABBA
  • "Moonlight Feels Right" – Starbuck
  • "More Than a Feeling" – Boston
  • "Movin'" – Brass Construction
  • "Mozambique" – Bob Dylan
  • "Music" – John Miles
  • "My First Night Alone Without You" – Bonnie Raitt
  • "Nadia's Theme (The Young & The Restless)" – Barry DeVorzon & Perry Botkin, Jr.
  • "New Rose" – The Damned (debut)
  • "No Charge" – J.J. Barrie
  • "Pinball Wizard" – Elton John
  • "Play That Funky Music" – Wild Cherry
  • "Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)" – Fleetwood Mac
  • "Right Back Where We Started From" – Maxine Nightingale
  • "Ring Out Solstice Bells(EP)" – Jethro Tull
  • "Rock Me Gently" – Sherbet
  • "Rock'n Me" – Steve Miller Band
  • "Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto(Concerto De Aranjuez))" – Manuel and the Music of the Mountains
  • "Sara Smile" – Daryl Hall & John Oates
  • "Save Your Kisses for Me" – Brotherhood of Man (6), best seller of the year
  • "Say You Love Me" – Fleetwood Mac
  • "She's Gone" – Daryl Hall & John Oates
  • "Ships In The Night" – Be Bop Deluxe
  • "Show Me The Way" – Peter Frampton
  • "Silly Love Songs" – Paul McCartney & Wings (5)
  • "Sing Me An Old Fashioned Song" – Billie Jo Spears
  • "So It Goes" – Nick Lowe
  • "Somebody To Love" – Queen
  • "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word"- Elton John
  • "Still The One" – Orleans
  • "Stop Me(If You've Heard It All Before)" – Billy Ocean
  • "Suffragette City" – David Bowie
  • "Sugar Mama" – Bonnie Raitt
  • "Sunshine Day" – Osibisa
  • "Take It To The Limit" – The Eagles
  • "Take The Money And Run" – Steve Miller Band
  • "Taking It To The Streets" – The Doobie Brothers
  • "That'll Be The Day" – Linda Ronstadt
  • "The Boston Tea Party" – The Sensational Alex Harvey Band
  • "The Boys Are Back In Town" – Thin Lizzy
  • "The Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)" – Wurzels
  • "The Killing of Georgie, Pt. 1-2" – Rod Stewart
  • "The Perfect Drug" – Roxy Music
  • "The Rubberband Man" – The Detroit Spinners
  • "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" – Diana Ross
  • "Theme from S.W.A.T." – Rhythm Heritage
  • "Things We Do For Love" – 10cc
  • "This Is It" – Melba Moore
  • "This Old Heart Of Mine" – Rod Stewart
  • "TVC 15" – David Bowie
  • "Under the Moon of Love" – Showaddywaddy
  • "Uptown Uptempo Woman" – Randy Edelman
  • "Welcome Back" – John Sebastian
  • "What I've Got In Mind" – Billie Jo Spears
  • "When A Child Is Born (Soleado)" – Johnny Mathis
  • "Why Can't We Be Friends" – War
  • "World Turning" – Fleetwood Mac
  • "Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald" – Gordon Lightfoot
  • "Yesterday" – The Beatles
  • "You Don't Have To Go" – The Chi-Lites
  • "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" – Leo Sayer
  • "You See The Trouble With Me" – Barry White
  • "You Sexy Thing" – Hot Chocolate
  • "You Should Be Dancing" – Bee Gees
  • "You to Me Are Everything" – Real Thing
  • "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" – Lou Rawls
  • "Young Hearts Run Free" – Candi Staton
  • "You're My Best Friend" – Queen
  • ”Saturday Night" – Bay City Rollers
  • ”Tonight's the Night" – Rod Stewart

1976 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.