Tuesday November 02, 1976

US date format: 11/2/1976, UK date format: 2/11/1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Thierry Omeyer and Cédric Jandau. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Rock'n Me by Steve Miller Band. In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. Rocky, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Adolf Hitler by John Toland was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Emigrants. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Indy 4.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
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Events

  • Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford (R) for President
  • New Jersey voters approve gambling for Atlantic City
  • SD Padre Randy Jones wins NL Cy Young
  • Former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter (Democrat) defeats incumbent Gerald R Ford (Republican) in US presidential election.
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Movies

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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

Chinese Roulette

Chinese Roulette

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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

The Last Tycoon

The Last Tycoon

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jeanne Moreau

Country: United States of America

Pony Express Rider

Pony Express Rider

Directed by: Robert Totten

Starring: Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon, Buck Taylor, Maureen McCormick

TV Series

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The Emigrants

The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gribouille

Gribouille

Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Directed by: Peter Moers

Days to next November 02

If November 02, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 10 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Adolf Hitler by John Toland

Adolf Hitler

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

Storm Warning by Jack Higgins

Storm Warning

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During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz


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