Tuesday April 13, 1976

US date format: 4/13/1976, UK date format: 13/4/1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 13, 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 Jonathan Brandis and Glenn Howerton. 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 Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Pinocchio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Driver or Bigfoot Bonkers.
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Historical Events

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  • $2 bill re-introduced as US currency
  • Federal Reserve begins issuing $2 bicentennial notes
  • The US Treasury releases 225 million Series 1976 $2 Federal Reserve notes commemorating the Bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence.
  • The United States Treasury Department reintroduced the two-dollar bill as a Federal Reserve Note on Thomas Jefferson's 233rd birthday as part of the United States Bicentennial celebration.

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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 13

If April 13, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 5 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 19 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?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

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

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz


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