Friday March 19, 1976

US date format: 3/19/1976, UK date format: 19/3/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Alessandro Nesta and Rachel Blanchard. 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 Indy 4 or Quiz Show.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
  • Saint Landoald
  • Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
  • Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
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Events

  • Princess Margaret separates from the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years.

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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

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 19

If March 19, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 5 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 1 day.
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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?

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz


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