Wednesday February 11, 1976

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 11, 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 Alexandra Neldel and Tony Battie. In that special week of February people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon. In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heavyweight Champ or Outlaw.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
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Events

  • Clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as 1st black secretary of Army
  • Clifford Alexander Jr. is confirmed as the first African-American Secretary of the United States Army.

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Movies

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Gable and Lombard

Gable and Lombard

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

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

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

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

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

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

Kalicharan

Kalicharan

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

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

Echoes of a Summer

Echoes of a Summer

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Richard Harris, Jodie Foster, Lois Nettleton, Geraldine Fitzgerald

TV Series

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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

Das Haus der Krokodile

Das Haus der Krokodile

Plattenküche

Plattenküche

Days to next February 11

If February 11, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 7 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

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David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

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 Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

Memoirs by Tennessee Williams

Memoirs

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For the "old crocodile," as Williams called himself late in life, the past was always present, and so it is with his continual shifting and intermingling of times, places,

Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 11, 1976?

On February 11, 1976 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 11, 1976?

On February 11, 1976 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 11, 1976?

On February 11, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 11, 1976?

On February 11, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 11, 1976?

On February 11, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 11, 1976?

On February 11, 1976 several famous people were born including, Alexandra Neldel, Tony Battie, Andre Wickstrom.

Which famous people died on February 11, 1976?

Famous people died on February 11, 1976 include, Lee J Cobb, Alice Allen, Charlie Naughton.

What was the number one song in February 11, 1976?

The number one song in the week of February 11, 1976 was 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon in US and December '63 by The Four Seasons in UK.

What were the top hits on February 11, 1976?

The top hits on February 11, 1976 were 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon, Love To Love You Baby by Donna Summer, You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate in US and December '63 by The Four Seasons, Forever And Ever by Slik, Mamma Mia by Abba in UK.


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