Tuesday February 24, 1976

US date format: 2/24/1976, UK date format: 24/2/1976

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 24, 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 Bradley McGee and Jan Koum. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Theme From S.W.A.T. by Rhythm Heritage. In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Freiwillige Feuerwehr. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Quiz Show.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
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Events

  • Cuba adopts its constitution.
  • Leonid Brezhnev opens 25th congress of CPSU.
  • Cuba's current constitution is enacted.

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Movies

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Robin and Marian

Robin and Marian

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

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

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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

Loriot

Loriot

One-Upmanship

One-Upmanship

Days to next February 24

If February 24, 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

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.

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.

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 Swiss Account by Leslie Waller

The Swiss Account

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5 3/4"x8 1/2" 427 page hardcover published by Doubleday in 1976-First Edition. "A Major Novel of Romance and Intrigue in the World of International Finance".

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Quiz Show

Quiz Show

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 24, 1976 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 24, 1976?

On February 24, 1976 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 24, 1976?

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

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

On February 24, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 24, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on February 24, 1976?

On February 24, 1976 several famous people were born including, Bradley McGee, Jan Koum, Zach Johnson (golfer)

Which famous people died on February 24, 1976?

Famous people died on February 24, 1976 include, Charles Wilfred Orr, H Allen Smith, Julian Rivero

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

The number one song in the week of February 24, 1976 was Theme From S.W.A.T. by Rhythm Heritage in US and December '63 by The Four Seasons in UK

What were the top hits on February 24, 1976?

The top hits on February 24, 1976 were Theme From S.W.A.T. by Rhythm Heritage, 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon, Love Machine (Part 1) by The Miracles in US and December '63 by The Four Seasons, Forever And Ever by Slik, Mamma Mia by Abba in UK


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