Monday September 20, 1976

US date format: 9/20/1976, UK date format: 20/9/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 20, 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 Jon Bernthal and Enuka Okuma. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stay Tuned. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Breakout.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Metroliner official opens in Brussels
  • Sid Berstein offers US$230 million for a charity concert for The Beatles' reunion.
  • International Organization of Space Communications (Intersputnik) is founded.
  • September 21 – The semi-legendary 100 Club Punk Festival ignites the careers of several influential punk and post-punk bands, arguably sparking the Punk Movement's introduction into mainstream culture.
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Movies

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Marathon Man

Marathon Man

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

Country: United States of America

Satan's Brew

Satan's Brew

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Kurt Raab, Margit Carstensen, Helen Vita, Volker Spengler

Meet Him and Die

Meet Him and Die

Directed by: Franco Prosperi

Starring: Ray Lovelock, Martin Balsam, Elke Sommer, Ettore Manni

A Matter of Time

A Matter of Time

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Liza Minnelli, Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Spiros Andros

The Front

The Front

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy

Sport Games on September 20, 1976

Sport Games on September 20, 1976


NFL

American Football
  • Oakland Raiders - Kansas City Chiefs : 24 - 21
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TV Series

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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

Gribouille

Gribouille

Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Directed by: Peter Moers

Bonjour Paris

Bonjour Paris

Days to next September 20

If September 20, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut

Slapstick

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Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies.

The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski

The Right And The Power

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First Edition. Book is in NF condition. Black boards with gilt lettering. DJ is Good Condition, has tiny tears and creases.

Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart

Touch Not The Cat

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Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow.

Ordinary People by Judith Guest

Ordinary People

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The Novel that Inspired Robert Redford’s Oscar Winning Film starring Donald Sutherland and Mary Tyler MooreIn Ordinary People, Judith Guest’s remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

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 September 20, 1976?

On September 20, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is September 20, 1976?

On September 20, 1976 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 20, 1976?

On September 20, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 20, 1976?

On September 20, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on September 20, 1976?

On September 20, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 20, 1976?

On September 20, 1976 several famous people were born including, Jon Bernthal, Enuka Okuma, Ryan Fleck.

Which famous people died on September 20, 1976?

Famous people died on September 20, 1976 include, Johan Boskamp.

What was the number one song in September 20, 1976?

The number one song in the week of September 20, 1976 was Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry in US and Dancing Queen by Abba in UK.

What were the top hits on September 20, 1976?

The top hits on September 20, 1976 were Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry, I'd Really Love To See You Tonight by England Dan and John Ford Coley, A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy in US and Dancing Queen by Abba, Can't Get By Without You by The Real Thing, Let 'Em In by Wings in UK.


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