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July 19th, 1976...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Afternoon Delight"
by Starland Vocal Band

In the UK:
"The Roussos Phenomenon (EP)"
by Demis Roussos
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Democratic Convention, The

(TIME Cover: July the 19th, 1976)

 Famous people born on the 19th of July:

1814 - Samuel Colt, American firearms inventor (d. 1862)
1893 - Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet (d. 1930)
1946 - Ilie Nastase, Romanian tennis player
1947 - Bernie Leadon, American musician (The Eagles)
1947 - Brian May, English guitarist (Queen)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1976

Saul Bellow

for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1976 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1976

directed by John G. Avildsen
with Sylvester Stallone (Rocky Balboa), Burgess Meredith (Mickey) and Talia Shire (Adrian)

Designed in 1976

The Chair 'model 2004/2005'
by Alexander Begge

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Beatles, The / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 217, July 15, 1976



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