Monday March 15, 1976

US date format: 3/15/1976, UK date format: 15/3/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 15, 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 Bonnie-Jill Laflin and Brian Tee. 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. The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sea Wolf or Night Driver.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
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Events

  • Failed coup in Nigeria.
  • Guinea Bissau recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
  • Harold Wilson resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • Rubin ampquotHurricaneampquot Carter is retried in New Jersey.

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Movies

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The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: George Segal, Goldie Hawn, Conrad Janis, Thayer David

Lipstick

Lipstick

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

Starring: Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Perry King, Anne Bancroft

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

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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

Jamie and the Magic Torch

Jamie and the Magic Torch

Days to next March 15

If March 15, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 6 months, 16 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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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 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 Russians by Hedrick Smith

The Russians

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Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

In The Beginning by Chaim Potok

In The Beginning

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David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

Angels by Billy Graham

Angels

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Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 15, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is March 15, 1976?

On March 15, 1976 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 15, 1976?

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

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

On March 15, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 15, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on March 15, 1976?

On March 15, 1976 several famous people were born including, Bonnie-Jill Laflin, Brian Tee, Lee Min-woo (actor).

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

The number one song in the week of March 15, 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 15, 1976?

The top hits on March 15, 1976 were December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons, All By Myself by Eric Carmen, Dream Weaver by Gary Wright 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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