Friday January 02, 1976

US date format: 1/2/1976, UK date format: 2/1/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Paz Vega and Danilo Di Luca. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Dukedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
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Movies

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Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan

Country: United States of America

Whiffs

Whiffs

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge

Inn of the Damned

Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

Starring: Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Fürst

Posse from Heaven

Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

Starring: Todd Compton, Fanne Foxe, Ward Wood, Rod Roddy

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

When the Boat Comes In

When the Boat Comes In

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Directed by: David Reynolds

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

A fondo

A fondo

Starring: Joaquín Soler Serrano

Country: Spain

Days to next January 02

If January 02, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 8 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone

The Greek Treasure

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A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

My Life by Golda Meir

My Life

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Vintage hardcover book

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 02, 1976 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 02, 1976?

On January 02, 1976 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 02, 1976?

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

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

On January 02, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 02, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on January 02, 1976?

On January 02, 1976 several famous people were born including, Paz Vega, Danilo Di Luca, Mahee Paiement.

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

The number one song in the week of January 02, 1976 was Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in UK.

What were the top hits on January 02, 1976?

The top hits on January 02, 1976 were Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers, I Write The Songs by Barry Manilow, Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To) by Diana Ross in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine by Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills, I Believe In Father Christmas by Greg Lake in UK.


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