Monday December 13, 1976

US date format: 12/13/1976, UK date format: 13/12/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 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 Rama Yade and Noémie Elbaz. In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Island of Death, directed by Nico Mastorakis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pat & Mat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sprint 2 or Bigfoot Bonkers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1976, at December 13 across the years or at December 1976 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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Events

  • Golden Gate Bridge District starts ferry service to Larkspur, California.
  • Longest non-stop passenger airflight (Sydney to San Francisco, 13 hours 14 minutes).

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Movies

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Rocky

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

Network

Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

Country: United States of America

The Inheritance

The Inheritance

Directed by: Mauro Bolognini

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

Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

Country: United States of America

Chinese Roulette

Chinese Roulette

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Anna Karina, Margit Carstensen, Brigitte Mira, Ulli Lommel

TV Series

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Pat & Mat

Pat & Mat

Directed by: Marek Benes

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Days to next December 13

If December 13, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 11 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Raise The Titanic! by Clive Cussler

Raise The Titanic!

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On orders from the Pentagon, marine explorer Dirk Pitt must salvage crucial material from the world's most infamous maritime disaster in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.The

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

To Jerusalem And Back by Saul Bellow

To Jerusalem And Back

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Nobel laureate Saul Bellow’s revealing interviews and meditations, steeped in history and literature, on the unique spirit and challenges of IsraelA powerful, stimulating testament, To Jerusalem and Back is a rigorous attempt to come to grips with Israel’s history and …

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 13, 1976?

On December 13, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 13, 1976?

On December 13, 1976 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 13, 1976?

On December 13, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 13, 1976?

On December 13, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 13, 1976?

On December 13, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 13, 1976?

On December 13, 1976 several famous people were born including, Rama Yade, Noémie Elbaz, Josh Fogg.

Which famous people died on December 13, 1976?

Famous people died on December 13, 1976 include, Eduard Claudius.

What was the number one song in December 13, 1976?

The number one song in the week of December 13, 1976 was Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart in US and Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy in UK.

What were the top hits on December 13, 1976?

The top hits on December 13, 1976 were Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart, The Rubberband Man by Spinners, You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. in US and Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy, When A Child Is Born by Johnny Mathis, Somebody To Love by Queen in UK.


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