Sunday February 22, 1976

US date format: 2/22/1976, UK date format: 22/2/1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 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 Tamara Mello and Faan Rautenbach. 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 Blockade or Outlaw.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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Events

  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic.

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Movies

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In the Realm of the Senses

In the Realm of the Senses

Directed by: Nagisa Ôshima

Starring: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui

Country: United States of America

To the Devil a Daughter

To the Devil a Daughter

Directed by: Peter Sykes

Starring: Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States of America

Salon Kitty

Salon Kitty

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Helmut Berger, Ingrid Thulin, Teresa Ann Savoy, John Steiner

Country: United States of America

Black Shampoo

Black Shampoo

Directed by: Greydon Clark

Starring: John Daniels, Tanya Boyd, Joseph Carlo, Skip E. Lowe

Goodbye, Norma Jean

Goodbye, Norma Jean

Directed by: Larry Buchanan

Starring: Misty Rowe, Terence Locke, Patch Mackenzie, Preston Hanson

TV Series

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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

Arrows

Arrows

Good Heavens

Good Heavens

Days to next February 22

If February 22, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 7 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

By:

If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

Memoirs by Tennessee Williams

Memoirs

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For the "old crocodile," as Williams called himself late in life, the past was always present, and so it is with his continual shifting and intermingling of times, places,

My Life by Golda Meir

My Life

By:

Minor tear on edge of cover. Minor wear on edges of covers. Name on first page. Rest of pages are clean with light tanning due to age.

The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone

The Greek Treasure

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A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 22, 1976?

On February 22, 1976 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 22, 1976?

On February 22, 1976 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 22, 1976?

On February 22, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 22, 1976?

On February 22, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 22, 1976?

On February 22, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 22, 1976?

On February 22, 1976 several famous people were born including, Tamara Mello, Faan Rautenbach, Didier Sevele.

Which famous people died on February 22, 1976?

Famous people died on February 22, 1976 include, Florence Ballard, Michael Polany, Angela Baddeley.

What was the number one song in February 22, 1976?

The number one song in the week of February 22, 1976 was 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon in US and December '63 by The Four Seasons in UK.

What were the top hits on February 22, 1976?

The top hits on February 22, 1976 were 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon, Theme From S.W.A.T. by Rhythm Heritage, You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate in US and December '63 by The Four Seasons, Forever And Ever by Slik, Mamma Mia by Abba in UK.


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