Monday October 11, 1976

US date format: 10/11/1976, UK date format: 11/10/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 11, 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 Emily Deschanel and Sal Khan. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Ordinary People by Judith Guest was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stay Tuned. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sea Wolf or Quiz Show.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 10th Country Music Association Award: Mel Tillis wins
  • George Washington's appointment, posthumously, to the grade of General of the Armies of the United States by congressional joint resolution Public Law 94-479 is approved by President Gerald R. Ford.

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Movies

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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

Mado

Mado

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Ottavia Piccolo, Jacques Dutronc, Charles Denner

The Inheritance

The Inheritance

Directed by: Mauro Bolognini

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Dominique Sanda, Fabio Testi, Gigi Proietti

God Told Me To

God Told Me To

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Tony Lo Bianco, Deborah Raffin, Sandy Dennis, Sylvia Sidney

Car Wash

Car Wash

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Pryor, Franklyn Ajaye, Darrow Igus, Otis Day

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 11, 1976

Sport Games on October 11, 1976


NFL

American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Los Angeles Rams : 16 - 0
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TV Series

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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

Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

Days to next October 11

If October 11, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 11 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Ordinary People by Judith Guest

Ordinary People

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart

Touch Not The Cat

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Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

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

Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick

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Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins

The Lonely Lady

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“Harold Robbins is a master.” —Playboy “Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly A young schoolgirl with dreams of being an actress, JeriLee Randall, is at the dawn of discovering

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 11, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 11, 1976?

On October 11, 1976 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 11, 1976?

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

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

On October 11, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 11, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on October 11, 1976?

On October 11, 1976 several famous people were born including, Emily Deschanel, Brent Bennett, Sal Khan

Which famous people died on October 11, 1976?

Famous people died on October 11, 1976 include, Connie Boswell, Alfredo Bracchi

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

The number one song in the week of October 11, 1976 was Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees in US and Mississippi by Pussycat in UK

What were the top hits on October 11, 1976?

The top hits on October 11, 1976 were Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees, A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy, Lowdown by Boz Scaggs in US and Mississippi by Pussycat, Dancing Queen by Abba, When Forever Has Gone by Demis Roussos in UK


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