Thursday December 02, 1976

US date format: 12/2/1976, UK date format: 2/12/1976

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 2, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Masafumi Goto and Jennifer Robinson. In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Pink Panther Strikes Again, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Bigfoot Bonkers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1976, at December 02 across the years or at December 1976 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 02, 1976?


Holidays

  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana

Events

  • Fidel Castro becomes President of Cuba replacing Osvaldo Dorticos Torrado.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Rocky

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

Network

Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

Country: United States of America

The Inheritance

The Inheritance

Directed by: Mauro Bolognini

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Dominique Sanda, Fabio Testi, Gigi Proietti

Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

Country: United States of America

Chinese Roulette

Chinese Roulette

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Anna Karina, Margit Carstensen, Brigitte Mira, Ulli Lommel

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gribouille

Gribouille

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Days to next December 02

If December 02, 1976 is your birthday then Happy Birthday! Your next birthday will be in 365 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1976?

Books

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Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie

Sleeping Murder

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In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

Lovers And Tyrants by Francine du Plessix Gray

Lovers And Tyrants

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“A novel of extraordinary richness and power. Sensual, witty, vividly evocative in every sentence. A fine book which achieves the real texture of life so often absent from fiction, and as

The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski

The Right And The Power

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First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

Ordinary People by Judith Guest

Ordinary People

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 02, 1976?

On December 02, 1976 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 02, 1976?

On December 02, 1976 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 02, 1976?

On December 02, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 02, 1976?

On December 02, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 02, 1976?

On December 02, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 02, 1976?

On December 02, 1976 several famous people were born including, Jennifer Robinson, Masafumi Goto, Erik Everhard.

Which famous people died on December 02, 1976?

Famous people died on December 02, 1976 include, William Tannen, Danny Murtaugh.

What was the number one song in December 02, 1976?

The number one song in the week of December 02, 1976 was Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart in US and Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy in UK.

What were the top hits on December 02, 1976?

The top hits on December 02, 1976 were Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart, The Rubberband Man by Spinners, Love So Right by Bee Gees in US and Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy, Mississippi by Pussycat, If You Leave Me Now by Chicago in UK.


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