Thursday April 15, 1976

US date format: 4/15/1976, UK date format: 15/4/1976

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 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 Susan Ward and Thomas Mars. 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 Death Race or Stunt Cycle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Events

  • Yankee Stadium reopens, New York Yankees beat Minnesota Twins after trailing 4-0.

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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

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 15

If April 15, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 5 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 16 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?

Death Race

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 15, 1976?

On April 15, 1976 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 15, 1976?

On April 15, 1976 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 15, 1976?

On April 15, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 1976?

On April 15, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 15, 1976?

On April 15, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 15, 1976?

On April 15, 1976 several famous people were born including, Susan Ward, Thomas Mars, Darius Regelskis.

Which famous people died on April 15, 1976?

Famous people died on April 15, 1976 include, Gerald Smith.

What was the number one song in April 15, 1976?

The number one song in the week of April 15, 1976 was Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor in US and Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man in UK.

What were the top hits on April 15, 1976?

The top hits on April 15, 1976 were Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor, Let Your Love Flow by Bellamy Brothers, Right Back Where We Started From by Maxine Nightingale in US and Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man, Fernando by Abba, You See The Trouble With Me by Barry White in UK.


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