Friday November 05, 1976

US date format: 11/5/1976, UK date format: 5/11/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 5, 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 Sam Page and Sandrine Dans. 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 Dukedom or Quiz Show.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
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Events

  • New AL franchises in Seattle and Toronto fill up their rosters

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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 05

If November 05, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 10 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 13 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?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz


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