Saturday April 03, 1976

US date format: 4/3/1976, UK date format: 3/4/1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 3, 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 Nicolas Escudé and Will Mellor. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. The River Niger, directed by Krishna Shah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sixtus I
  • Saint Agape (died 304)
  • Saint Richard (d.1253)

Events

  • Philadelphia Flyers win record-tying 20th straight NHL home game.
  • The Eurovision Song Contest 1976 is won by Brotherhood of Man, representing the United Kingdom, with their song ''Save Your Kisses for Me''.
  • James Callaghan becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • Tiananmen Incident: Large crowds lay wreaths at Beijing's ''Monument of the Martyrs'' to commemorate the death of Premier Zhou Enlai. Poems against the Gang of Four are also displayed, provoking a police crackdown.
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Movies

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The River Niger

The River Niger

Directed by: Krishna Shah

Starring: Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Louis Gossett Jr., Glynn Turman

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

The Bad News Bears

The Bad News Bears

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Country: United States of America

Caddie

Caddie

Directed by: Donald Crombie

Starring: Helen Morse, Takis Emmanuel, Jack Thompson, Jacki Weaver

The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: George Segal, Goldie Hawn, Conrad Janis, Thayer David

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TV Series

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Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Chôdenji robo Kon-Batorâ bui

Chôdenji robo Kon-Batorâ bui

Break the Bank

Break the Bank

John Macnab

John Macnab

Days to next April 03

If April 03, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 5 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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 …

The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum

The Gemini Contenders

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Salonika, Greece: December 1939. In the dead of night, a clandestine order of monks embarks on a desperate mission: to transport a mysterious vault to a hiding place high in the

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

The Russians by Hedrick Smith

The Russians

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Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

In The Beginning by Chaim Potok

In The Beginning

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David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing


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