#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Sunday 12 December 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dan Hawkins and Lloyd Owusu. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. A Star Is Born, directed by Frank Pierson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lady of the Camellias. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heavyweight Champ or Bigfoot Bonkers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1976 or at December 12 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 12 December 1976 and get them!

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Star Gazers

Written by: Jack Horkheimer

Starring: Jack Horkheimer, James Albury, Dean Regas

Country: United States

That's Cat

Starring: Whitman Mayo, Alice Playten

Country: United States

More info

Spencer's Pilots

Written by: Alvin Sapinsley, Larry Rosen

Starring: Christopher Stone, Todd Susman, Gene Evans, Margie Impert

Country: United States

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Hot Fudge Show

Starring: Ron Coden, Arte Johnson, Larry Santos

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

A Star Is Born

Directed by: Frank Pierson

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey

Country: United States

More info

The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Country: United States

More info

Freaky Friday

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin

Country: United States

More info

King Kong

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange

Country: United States

More info

Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy

Directed by: Bud Townsend

Starring: Kristine DeBell, Bucky Searles, Gila Havana

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 12 December 1976!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 12 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Vinko Zganec: Croatian ethnomusicologist (Born 1890).
  • Jack Cassidy: Richmond Hill, Virginia -- Actor (Oscar / Jetman-He & She).
Facts:
  • QB Joe Namath last game as a New York Jet

Where were your ancestors 100 years before 12 December 1976

Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.

Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.

Request a free consultation

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 12 December 1976 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1976?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

More info

The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A magnificent biographical novel of Henry and Sophia Schlieman- the epic of a man and woman, their shining love for each other, and how, together, they broke through every barrier to turn an incredible dream into an immortal triumph.

More info

Curtain

By: Agatha Christie

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 ...

More info

My Life

By: Golda Meir

Vintage hardcover book

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

More info
Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 12 December 1976 is such a special date for you!