Sunday March 14, 1976

US date format: 3/14/1976, UK date format: 14/3/1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 14, 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 Daniel Gillies and Merlin Santana. In that special week of March people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Breakout.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
  • Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
  • Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
  • Saint Mathildis
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Events

  • Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • After eight years on NBC, ''The Wizard of Oz'' returns to CBS, where it will remain for the next twenty-two years, setting what was likely then a record for the most telecasts of a Hollywood film on a commercial television network. That record will finally be broken by ''The Ten Commandments'', which began its annual network telecasts on ABC in 1973 and is still (2012) telecast by that network.

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Movies

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Family Plot

Family Plot

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, William Devane

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry

Country: United States of America

Robin and Marian

Robin and Marian

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

In the Realm of the Senses

In the Realm of the Senses

Directed by: Nagisa Ôshima

Starring: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui

Country: United States of America

To the Devil a Daughter

To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

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

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

Izgori, za da svetish

Izgori, za da svetish

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Directed by: Nedelcho Chernev

Starring: Kosta Tsonev, Tzvetana Maneva, Aleksey Batalov, Georgi Cherkelov

Days to next March 14

If March 14, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 6 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Audrey Rose by Frank De Felitta

Audrey Rose

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When Elliot Hoover loses his wife and daughter, Audrey Rose, in a fiery car crash, his world explodes. To heal his mental anguish and claim some peace, he visits a psychic

Nightwork by Irwin Shaw

Nightwork

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Douglas Grimes, penniless ex-pilot, is waiting for the future to start living again. A fortune in cash by a dead body in New York City brings opportunity.

The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone

The Greek Treasure

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A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 14, 1976?

On March 14, 1976 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is March 14, 1976?

On March 14, 1976 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 14, 1976?

On March 14, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 14, 1976?

On March 14, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 14, 1976?

On March 14, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 14, 1976?

On March 14, 1976 several famous people were born including, Daniel Gillies, Merlin Santana, Corey Stoll.

Which famous people died on March 14, 1976?

Famous people died on March 14, 1976 include, Martha Saalfeldt, Alberta Franklin, Busby Berkeley.

What was the number one song in March 14, 1976?

The number one song in the week of March 14, 1976 was December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons in US and I Love To Love by Tina Charles in UK.

What were the top hits on March 14, 1976?

The top hits on March 14, 1976 were December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons, All By Myself by Eric Carmen, Love Machine (Part 1) by The Miracles in US and I Love To Love by Tina Charles, Love Really Hurts Without You by Billy Ocean, Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man in UK.


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