Sunday January 11, 1976

US date format: 1/11/1976, UK date format: 11/1/1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Tasha Marbury and Efthimios Rentzias. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Convoy by C. W. McCall. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. The Teasers, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini, 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 Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Starship 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
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Events

  • Pacific Overtures opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 193 performances
  • Dorothy Hamill wins her 3rd consecutive National figure skating champions
  • Military coup in Ecuador, President Guillermo Lara leaves.
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill.
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Movies

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The Teasers

The Teasers

Directed by: Michele Massimo Tarantini

Starring: Gloria Guida, Giuseppe Pambieri, Gianfranco D'Angelo, Gisella Sofio

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Country: United States of America

Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

Directed by: David Winters

Starring: Alice Cooper, Vincent Price, Dick Wagner, Steve Hunter

Peeper

Peeper

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Michael Caine, Natalie Wood, Kitty Winn, Michael Constantine

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

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

Kizzy

Kizzy

Starring: Vanessa Furst, Anne Ridler, Melissa Docker, John Welsh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next January 11

If January 11, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 8 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 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 …

Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie

Sleeping Murder

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In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

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.

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 Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 11, 1976 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 11, 1976?

On January 11, 1976 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 11, 1976?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 11, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on January 11, 1976?

On January 11, 1976 several famous people were born including, Tasha Marbury, Efthimios Rentzias, Alethea Kontis.

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

The number one song in the week of January 11, 1976 was Convoy by C. W. McCall in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in UK.

What were the top hits on January 11, 1976?

The top hits on January 11, 1976 were Convoy by C. W. McCall, I Write The Songs by Barry Manilow, Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To) by Diana Ross in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, Glass Of Champagne by Sailor, Mamma Mia by Abba in UK.


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