Thursday February 19, 1976
US date format: 2/19/1976, UK date format: 19/2/1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 19, 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 Maxime Chattam and Ivo Heuberger.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon.
In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits.
In the Realm of the Senses, directed by Nagisa Ôshima, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Freiwillige Feuerwehr.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Race or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 19, 1976?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Frente Polisario forms Democratic Republic of Sahara.
- Executive Order 9066, which led to the relocation of Japanese Americans to internment camps, is rescinded by President Gerald R. Ford's Proclamation 4417
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
- Eagles - Take It To The Limit
- Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Sweet Thing
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Tyrone Davis - Turning Point
- Barry White - Let The Music Play
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Joe Simon - I Need You, You Need Me
- Natalie Cole - Inseparable
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Sing A Song
- The Spinners - Love Or Leave
- The Dramatics - You're Fooling You
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 19If February 19, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 7 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 28 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?