31st of July, 1976

The 31st of July, 1976, fell on a Saturday. Day 213 of 1976. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 31st of July, 1976:

  • NASA releases the Face on Mars photograph.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of July, 1976:

  • United States: Kiss And Say Goodbye - Manhattans
  • United Kingdom: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 31st of July, 1976.

  • 1976 in music.

    Top music artists in 1976 included the likes of Wings, KC and the Sunshine Band, Rod Stewart, Ohio Players, Barry Manilow, England Dan, John Ford Coley, Wild Cherry, Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band, Diana Ross, ABBA, The Manhattans and The Spinners.

  • Jimmy Carter.

    U.S. President Jimmy Carter was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1976.

  • 1976 in movies.

    Movies released in 1976 included Rocky, To Fly!, A Star Is Born, All the President's Men, The Omen, In Search of Noah's Ark, King Kong, Silver Streak, The Enforcer, Midway, Carrie, Freaky Friday, Car Wash and Taxi Driver.

  • Son of Sam.

    During this period, serial killer David Berkowitz is terrorizing New York City. Berkowitz, who is also nicknamed the ".44 Caliber Killer", murders six people and injures seven others in eight separate gun attacks.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of July:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 43 years, 3 months and 22 days have passed since the 31st of July, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1976.
  • Leap Year: 1976 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of July, 1976, will be 43 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 207615600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 31st of July, 1976:

  • 4th of July, 1976: Israeli commandos free 103 hostages from an Air France plane at Uganda's Entebbe Airport.
  • 21st of July, 1976: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
  • 27th of July, 1976: 242,769 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Chinese city of Tangshan.
  • 29th of July, 1976: The Son of Sam, David Berkowitz, carries out his first murder.
  • 19th of August, 1976: U.S. President Gerald Ford wins the Republican Party presidential nomination.
  • 28th of August, 1976: 18-year-old American actress Anissa Jones dies of an overdose.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 31st of July, 1976, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of July, 1976 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 31st of July, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of July, 1976 was probably conceived around the 22nd of October, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of July, 1976 is the 10th of May, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

31st of July

Events that have occurred on the 31st of July:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
  • The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
  • Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
  • Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
  • The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
  • Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.
  • The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
  • Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s.
  • Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of July, 1976.

  • 15,817 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,366,592,400 seconds have passed since the 31st of July, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,594,357,800 times.
  • Since the 31st of July, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 705,161,678,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 227,765,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 117,526,946 steps. That's about 52,234 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,399,109 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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