Thursday February 26, 1976
US date format: 2/26/1976, UK date format: 26/2/1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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 Froso Spyrou and Nikolaos Siranidis.
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 The Amazing Maze Game or Sprint 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 26, 1976?
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- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- The Spanish Armed Forces withdraw from Western Sahara.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 26, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Eagles - Take It To The Limit
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Nazareth - Love Hurts
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Sweet Thing
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Barry White - Let The Music Play
- Joe Simon - I Need You, You Need Me
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Tyrone Davis - Turning Point
- The Temptations - Keep Holding On
- The Staple Singers - New Orleans
- The Dramatics - You're Fooling You
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 26, 1976?
On February 26, 1976 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is February 26, 1976?
On February 26, 1976 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 26, 1976?
On February 26, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 26, 1976?
On February 26, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on February 26, 1976?
On February 26, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 26, 1976?
On February 26, 1976 several famous people were born including, Froso Spyrou, Nikolaos Siranidis, Chad Urmston.
What was the number one song in February 26, 1976?
The number one song in the week of February 26, 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 26, 1976?
The top hits on February 26, 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.