Friday February 13, 1976

US date format: 2/13/1976, UK date format: 13/2/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 13, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Feist (singer) and Feist . In that special week of February people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon. In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, 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 State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Bigfoot Bonkers.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Peter Casserly of New Zealand hand-sheers record 353 lambs in 9 holes.
  • Dorothy Hamill wins Olympics figure-skating gold, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Lily Pons, French/US soprano/opera diva (Metropolitan Opera), dies at age 71.

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Movies

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Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

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Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

Kalicharan

Kalicharan

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Ajit, Prem Nath

Echoes of a Summer

Echoes of a Summer

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Richard Harris, Jodie Foster, Lois Nettleton, Geraldine Fitzgerald

No Deposit, No Return

No Deposit, No Return

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: David Niven, Darren McGavin, Don Knotts, Herschel Bernardi

TV Series

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When the Boat Comes In

When the Boat Comes In

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Directed by: David Reynolds

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

The Lost Islands

The Lost Islands

Starring: Jane Vallis, Robert Edgington, Amanda Ma, Chris Benaud

Country: Australia

Kizzy

Kizzy

Starring: Vanessa Furst, Anne Ridler, Melissa Docker, John Welsh

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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.

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

Memoirs by Tennessee Williams

Memoirs

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For the "old crocodile," as Williams called himself late in life, the past was always present, and so it is with his continual shifting and intermingling of times, places,

Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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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 …

Videogames

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Death Race

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 13, 1976 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is February 13, 1976?

On February 13, 1976 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 13, 1976?

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

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

On February 13, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 13, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on February 13, 1976?

On February 13, 1976 several famous people were born including, Feist (singer), Jörg Bergmeister, Feist .

Which famous people died on February 13, 1976?

Famous people died on February 13, 1976 include, Murtala Mohammed, General Murtala Mohammed, Lily Pons.

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

The number one song in the week of February 13, 1976 was 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon in US and December '63 by The Four Seasons in UK.

What were the top hits on February 13, 1976?

The top hits on February 13, 1976 were 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon, Love To Love You Baby by Donna Summer, You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate in US and December '63 by The Four Seasons, Forever And Ever by Slik, Mamma Mia by Abba in UK.