Sunday February 08, 1976: on this day

February 08, 1976 was the 39th day of the year 1976, under the sign of Aquarius and the day of the week was Sunday.

Is February 08, 1976 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on February 08, 1976, who was born and died on February 08, 1976, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 08, 1976, which were the most popular songs (ex. 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon), movies (e.g. Mandinga, directed by Mario Pinzauti), TV series (e.g. State Of Emergency) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 8th, 1976 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was February 08, 1976?


February 08, 1976 was a Sunday and it was the 39th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 08, 1976 can also be written as 2/8/1976 in the US and as 8/2/1976 in UK and Europe.

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February 08, 1976: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 08, 1976:

  • Jan stephens wins lpga sarah coventry naples golf classic.
  • Hua guofeng becomes premier of people's republic of china.
  • Largest crowd at cleveland coliseum (cleveland cavaliers vs washington bullets - 21,130).

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February 08, 1976: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 8th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 08, 1976: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 08, 1976 is Dragon and the associated element is Fire.

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Discover the planets positions on February 8th, 1976 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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February 08, 1976: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 08, 1976 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 08, 1976 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 08, 1976 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 58% full, rising at 10:57 am and setting at 01:38 am.

The previous full moon was on Jan 17, 1976 while the next full moon would come on Feb 15, 1976.

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Who was born on February 08, 1976?


Famous people born on February 08, 1976:

  • Gid Gardner

    Former professional football player who excelled as a wide receiver.

  • Abi Titmuss

    English actress and model.

  • Nicolas Vouilloz

    French rally driver and mountain biker.

  • Khaled Mashud

    Bangladeshi cricketer.

  • Adam Piatt

    American baseball player.

  • Holly Manthei

    Edina, minnesota -- soccer midfielder / forward (1996 olympics).

  • Jim Parque

    Norwalk, california -- baseball pitcher (1996 olympics-bronze medalist).

  • Capone

    Rapper.

Whose famous birthday is on February 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 8th:

  • James Dean
    James Dean

    American actor.

  • Gary Coleman
    Gary Coleman

    Gary coleman was an american actor best known for his role as arnold jackson in the tv sitcom diff'rent strokes.

  • Mathilda May
    Mathilda May

    French actress, daughter to victor haim (greekturkish playwright) and margareta hanson (swedish ballet teacher).

  • Lana Turner
    Lana Turner

    American actress, onscreen since 1937.

  • Nick Nolte
    Nick Nolte

    American actor.

  • Jack Lemmon
    Jack Lemmon

    American actor.

  • Mary Steenburgen
    Mary Steenburgen

    Mary steenburgen is an american actress known for her roles in movies suchjson as 'back to the future part iii' and 'step brothers'.

  • Seth Green
    Seth Green

    Seth green is a well-known american actor and comedian, best known for his roles in the austin powers films and as the creator of the tv...

  • John Williams
    John Williams

    English-american actor (b. 1903).

  • Paul Wight
    Paul Wight

    American professional wrestler.

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February 08, 1976: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 48 years 2 months old,

or 578 months and 14 days old,

or 2515 weeks and 1 day old,

or 17606 days old,

if you were born on February 08, 1976.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 08, 1976?

There are 292 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday February 8th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 08, 1976?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on February 08, 1976.

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February 08, 1976: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 08, 1976:

  • Jacques Bilodeau

What famous deaths happened on February 8th?

Famous deaths on February 8th:

  • Robert Conrad
    Robert Conrad

    American actor, seen more on tv than film with the series "hawaiian eye," the wild, wild west, and "the d.a.

  • Del Shannon
    Del Shannon

    American singer and songwriter.

  • George Dolenz
    George Dolenz

    American actor, father to micky dolenz (born in 1908).

  • Jmarion Henderson

    Nobel Prize-winning chemist for research on the dynamics of chemical reactions.

  • Peter the Great

    Peter the Great was the Tsar of Russia from 1682 to 1725, and is credited with modernizing and westernizing Russia.

  • Czar Peter I

    Also known as Peter the Great, he was the Czar of Russia from 1682 to 1725 and a patron of the arts, particularly architecture and music.

  • Joseth Priestley

    Joseth Priestley was a British chemist, philosopher, and clergyman who is best known for his discovery of oxygen and his contributions to...

  • Halvor Laxness

    Icelandic writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1955.

  • Zacharius Janssen

    Invented the first compound microscope.

  • Cem Karaca

    Renowned Turkish rock musician and composer.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on February 8th

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February 08, 1976: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on February 08, 1976:

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
  • Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.

Saints celebrated on February 08, 1976:

  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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February 08, 1976: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 08, 1976 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 2nd and February 8th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 08, 1976: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 08, 1976 was 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon, according to the music chart for the week February 2nd and February 8th.

February 08, 1976: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 08, 1976 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 2nd and February 8th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
  2. - Love To Love You Baby
  3. - You Sexy Thing
  4. - I Write The Songs
  5. - Sing A Song

February 08, 1976: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 08, 1976 was December '63 by The Four Seasons, according to the music chart for the week February 2nd and February 8th.

February 08, 1976: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 08, 1976 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 2nd and February 8th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - December '63
  2. - Forever And Ever
  3. - I Love To Love
  4. - Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto De Aranjuez
  5. - Mamma Mia

February 08, 1976: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on February 08, 1976 was Turning Point by Tyrone Davis, according to the R&B music chart for the week February 2nd and February 8th.

February 08, 1976: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on February 08, 1976 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week February 2nd and February 8th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Turning Point
  2. - Inseparable
  3. - Sing A Song
  4. - Sweet Thing
  5. - Once You Hit The Road

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February 08, 1976: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 08, 1976 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Mandinga

Mandinga

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Mario Pinzauti

Starring: Maria Rosaria Riuzzi, Serafino Profumo, Antonio Gismondo

Country: Italy

Gable and Lombard

Gable and Lombard

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh, Allen Garfield, Red Buttons

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

Kalicharan

Kalicharan

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Ajit, Prem Nath

February 08, 1976: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 08, 1976 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Turner Clay

When the Boat Comes In

When the Boat Comes In

Release year: 1975

Written by:

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

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Giles Foster

City of Angels

City of Angels

Release year: 1976

Country: United States of America

February 08, 1976: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 08, 1976 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

By:

Hitler orders Hitler to do the impossible as the Allies begin to turn the tide of war. He will either kidnap Winston Churchill or kill him.

The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh

The Choirboys

By:

Los Angeles Police Department partners, they are haunted by the dark secrets of nightwatch-shared predawn drinks and the sex sessions they call "chore practice." Each one carries his cynicism as a bulletproof jockstrap. He has his horror story and his …

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

By:

Man's Ascent

Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

By:

"I consider it a work of genius, I believe it The Work of a Genius. I find it brilliant, magnificent, etc.

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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The Modern Library selected Ragtime as one of the 100 greatest novels of all-time. Published in 1975, Ragtime revolutionized our notion of what a novel can be.

February 08, 1976: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on February 08, 1976 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

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Who was the US President on February 08, 1976?

On February 08, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 1976?

On February 08, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 08, 1976?

On February 08, 1976 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about February 8th?

February 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 8th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2018-19 north american winter: jay inslee, washington governor, declares a state of emergency as a winter storm could bring snowfalls of up to 20 cm (20 inches) to the state.
  • 2018 - American-led intervention in syria's civil war: syria and russia have stated that the united states' military presence is illegal. about 25% of syria's territory is now under the control of the united states and its allied forces.
  • 2017 - War in donbass - donetsk people's republic commander mikhail tolstykh (also known as his nom de guerre "givi") is killed in a bomb explosion in makiivka in donetsk oblast. officials in the dpr blame the security service of ukraine.

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What happened in 1976?

1976 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Musical Jubilee closes at St. James Theater NYC after 92 performances
  • NBC replaces the peacock logo
  • Candide closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 740 performances

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What was the calendar for February 1976?

February 1976 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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