Thursday November 18, 1976

US date format: 11/18/1976, UK date format: 18/11/1976

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 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 Shagrath and Sandy Zubrin. 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 Breakout.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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Movies

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Silver Streak

Silver Streak

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States of America

The Ups and Downs of a Handyman

The Ups and Downs of a Handyman

Directed by: John Sealey

Starring: Barry Stokes, Gay Soper, Sue Lloyd, Bob Todd

Keoma

Keoma

Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari

Starring: Franco Nero, William Berger, Olga Karlatos, Orso Maria Guerrini

Do Anjaane

Do Anjaane

Directed by: Dulal Guha

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Prem Chopra, Pradeep Kumar

Rocky

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Emigrants

The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next November 18

If November 18, 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Navigator by Morris West

The Navigator

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Gunnar Thorkild, grandson of the last great Polynesian navigator, has rashly proclaimed, in a scientific paper, the existence of a legendary island to which all navigators go on the eve of

Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie

Sleeping Murder

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In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen.

Roots by Alex Haley

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since 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 …

Blue Skies, No Candy by Gael Greene

Blue Skies, No Candy

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“A caviar and foie gras freefall of uninhibited, delicious and tantalizing sex.”--Toronto Globe.Not Since Henry Miller has a book about sex caused such a furor.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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.


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