Tuesday September 14, 1976

US date format: 9/14/1976, UK date format: 14/9/1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 14, 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 Lionel Nallet and Kevin Lyttle. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Front, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chorlton and the Wheelies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Stunt Cycle or Outlaw.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.

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Movies

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The Front

The Front

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy

The Human Tornado

The Human Tornado

Directed by: Cliff Roquemore

Starring: Rudy Ray Moore, Lady Reed, Jimmy Lynch, Gloria Delaney

Massacre at Central High

Massacre at Central High

Directed by: Rene Daalder

Starring: Derrel Maury, Andrew Stevens, Robert Carradine, Kimberly Beck

Haunts

Haunts

Directed by: Herb Freed

Starring: May Britt, Cameron Mitchell, Aldo Ray, William Gray Espy

Slumber Party '57

Slumber Party '57

Directed by: William A. Levey

Starring: Janet Wood, Noelle North, Debra Winger, Bridget Holloman

TV Series

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Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gribouille

Gribouille

Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Directed by: Peter Moers

Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Directed by: Alexander Holt

Days to next September 14

If September 14, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Your Erroneous Zones

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This best selling guide sends a simple but profound message - avoid the trap of negative thinking and master the art of self-actualization.

The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins

The Lonely Lady

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“Harold Robbins is a master.” —Playboy “Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly A young schoolgirl with dreams of being an actress, JeriLee Randall, is at the dawn of discovering

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 Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days

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The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart

Touch Not The Cat

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Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

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

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 14, 1976 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is September 14, 1976?

On September 14, 1976 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 14, 1976?

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

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

On September 14, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on September 14, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on September 14, 1976?

On September 14, 1976 several famous people were born including, Lionel Nallet, Kevin Lyttle, Agustin Calleri.

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

The number one song in the week of September 14, 1976 was Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry in US and Dancing Queen by Abba in UK.

What were the top hits on September 14, 1976?

The top hits on September 14, 1976 were Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry, (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty by K.C and the Sunshine Band, I'd Really Love To See You Tonight by England Dan and John Ford Coley in US and Dancing Queen by Abba, Can't Get By Without You by The Real Thing, Let 'Em In by Wings in UK.


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