Monday April 12, 1976

US date format: 4/12/1976, UK date format: 12/4/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 12, 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 Jérôme Commandeur and Geoffroy Didier. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Todo modo, directed by Elio Petri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Pinocchio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sprint 2 or Bigfoot Bonkers.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
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Events

  • India set 403 to win by West Indies; they get them, six wickets 7 overs spare.

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Famous Deaths

  • : Actor (Phil Silvers Show), dies at 74.

Movies

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Todo modo

Todo modo

Directed by: Elio Petri

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Marcello Mastroianni, Mariangela Melato, Ciccio Ingrassia

Burnt Offerings

Burnt Offerings

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

Jackson County Jail

Jackson County Jail

Directed by: Michael Miller

Starring: Yvette Mimieux, Tommy Lee Jones, Lisa Copeland, Cliff Emmich

Stay Hungry

Stay Hungry

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States of America

Eat My Dust

Eat My Dust

Directed by: Charles B. Griffith

Starring: Ron Howard, Christopher Norris, Brad David, Kathy O'Dare

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TV Series

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The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

The Ghosts of Motley Hall

The Ghosts of Motley Hall

Starring: Arthur English, Freddie Jones, Nicholas Le Prevost, Sean Flanagan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Future Cop

Future Cop

Days to next April 12

If April 12, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 5 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 15 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.

The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum

The Gemini Contenders

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Salonika, Greece: December 1939. In the dead of night, a clandestine order of monks embarks on a desperate mission: to transport a mysterious vault to a hiding place high in the

A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson

A Man Called Intrepid

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A New York Times Best Seller!The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated intelligence operation and of its …

The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh

The Choirboys

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Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, …

The R Document by Irving Wallace

The R Document

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Before the Patriot Act, there was . . . The R DocumentAs crime and violence threaten to engulf America, the President proposes a daring new amendment to the Constitution, allowing the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 12, 1976?

On April 12, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is April 12, 1976?

On April 12, 1976 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 12, 1976?

On April 12, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 12, 1976?

On April 12, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 12, 1976?

On April 12, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 12, 1976?

On April 12, 1976 several famous people were born including, Jérôme Commandeur, Geoffroy Didier, Peggy Olmi.

Which famous people died on April 12, 1976?

Famous people died on April 12, 1976 include, Paul Ford.

What was the number one song in April 12, 1976?

The number one song in the week of April 12, 1976 was Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor in US and Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man in UK.

What were the top hits on April 12, 1976?

The top hits on April 12, 1976 were Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor, Let Your Love Flow by Bellamy Brothers, Right Back Where We Started From by Maxine Nightingale in US and Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man, Fernando by Abba, You See The Trouble With Me by Barry White in UK.


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