Tuesday November 16, 1976
US date format: 11/16/1976, UK date format: 16/11/1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 16, 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 Dan Black and Mario Barravecchia.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits.
Silver Streak, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Navigator by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 16, 1976?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
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- Rick Barry (San Francisco Warriors), ends then longest NBA free-throw streak of 60.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 16, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Steve Miller Band - Rock'n Me
- Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
- KISS - Beth
- Peter Frampton - Do You Feel Like We Do
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 16If November 16, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 10 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 24 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?