Saturday April 24, 1976

US date format: 4/24/1976, UK date format: 24/4/1976

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 Juan Manuel Garate and Steve Finnan. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Montana Trap, directed by Peter Schamoni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saramandaia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
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Movies

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Montana Trap

Montana Trap

Directed by: Peter Schamoni

Starring: Hardy Krüger, Stephen Boyd, Anton Diffring, Friedrich von Ledebur

Todo modo

Todo modo

Directed by: Elio Petri

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Marcello Mastroianni, Mariangela Melato, Ciccio Ingrassia

Burnt Offerings

Burnt Offerings

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

Jackson County Jail

Jackson County Jail

Directed by: Michael Miller

Starring: Yvette Mimieux, Tommy Lee Jones, Lisa Copeland, Cliff Emmich

Stay Hungry

Stay Hungry

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya

Starring: Radko Dishliev

Country: Bulgaria

Days to next April 24

If April 24, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 5 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

The Final Days

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The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his

The R Document by Irving Wallace

The R Document

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Before the Patriot Act, there was . . . The R DocumentAs crime and violence threaten to engulf America, the President proposes a daring new amendment to the Constitution, allowing the

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, …

Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

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David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

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?

Death Race

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 24, 1976?

On April 24, 1976 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is April 24, 1976?

On April 24, 1976 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 24, 1976?

On April 24, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 24, 1976?

On April 24, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 24, 1976?

On April 24, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 24, 1976?

On April 24, 1976 several famous people were born including, Juan Manuel Garate, Steve Finnan, Sonya Jeyaseelan New Westminster.

Which famous people died on April 24, 1976?

Famous people died on April 24, 1976 include, Mark Tobey.

What was the number one song in April 24, 1976?

The number one song in the week of April 24, 1976 was Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor in US and Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man in UK.

What were the top hits on April 24, 1976?

The top hits on April 24, 1976 were Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor, Let Your Love Flow by Bellamy Brothers, Right Back Where We Started From by Maxine Nightingale in US and Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man, Fernando by Abba, You See The Trouble With Me by Barry White in UK.


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