Thursday February 26, 1976: on this day

February 26, 1976 was the 57th day of the year 1976, under the sign of Pisces and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is February 26, 1976 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on February 26, 1976, who was born and died on February 26, 1976, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 26, 1976, which were the most popular songs (ex. Theme From S.W.A.T. by Rhythm Heritage), movies (e.g. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester), TV series (e.g. Freiwillige Feuerwehr) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 26th, 1976 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was February 26, 1976?


February 26, 1976 was a Thursday and it was the 57th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 26, 1976 can also be written as 2/26/1976 in the US and as 26/2/1976 in UK and Europe.

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February 26, 1976: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 26, 1976:

  • Us performs nuclear test at nevada test site.
  • The spanish armed forces withdraw from western sahara.

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February 26, 1976: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 26th is Pisces.

Pisces is the 12th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between February 19th and March 20th belong to the Pisces sign: discover Pisces personality and who should a Pisces marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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February 26, 1976: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 26, 1976 is Dragon and the associated element is Fire.

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Discover the planets positions on February 26th, 1976 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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February 26, 1976: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 26, 1976 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 26, 1976 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on February 26, 1976 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 4% full, rising at 04:21 am and setting at 03:49 pm.

The previous full moon was on Feb 15, 1976 while the next full moon would come on Mar 16, 1976.

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Who was born on February 26, 1976?


Famous people born on February 26, 1976:

  • Nalini Anantharaman

    French mathematician.

  • Chad Urmston

    American singer-songwriter and guitarist (dispatch and state radio).

  • Froso Spyrou

    Miss universe - cyprus (1996).

  • Nikolaos Siranidis

    Greek diver.

  • Ante Jazić
  • Mauro Lustrinelli
  • Ky-Mani Marley
  • Marcel Schelbert
  • Patrik Siegl
  • Stanislav Vlček
  • Attila Vári
  • Deborah Gelisio
  • Demore Barnes
  • Tony Gonzalez
  • Kyle Hamilton
  • Ander Izagirre

Whose famous birthday is on February 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 26th:

  • Fats Domino
    Fats Domino

    Fats domino was an influential american musician known for his rhythm and blues hits, including 'ain't that a shame' and 'blueberry hill'.

  • Johnny Cash
    Johnny Cash

    American singer, guitarist and country-western singer.

  • Michael Bolton
    Michael Bolton

    American singer, international star and social activist.

  • Nate Ruess
    Nate Ruess

    Nate ruess is a pop singer known for being the lead vocalist of the band fun.

  • Mark Dacascos
    Mark Dacascos

    American actor and martial artist.

  • Jackie Gleason
    Jackie Gleason

    American comedian.

  • Jennifer Grant
    Jennifer Grant

    American actress, noted family.

  • Madeleine Carroll
    Madeleine Carroll

    British actress, who was a well-bred and gentle leading lady in the '30s & '40s.

  • Tony Randall
    Tony Randall

    American actor, best known for his emmy-winning portrayal of felix unger, the nitpicking felix unger, in "the odd couple", a tv series that...

  • Bill Duke
    Bill Duke

    Actor (bird on a wire and predator).

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February 26, 1976: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 48 years 1 month old,

or 577 months and 27 days old,

or 2512 weeks and 4 days old,

or 17588 days old,

if you were born on February 26, 1976.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on February 26, 1976?

There are 310 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday February 26th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 26, 1976?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on February 26, 1976.

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February 26, 1976: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 26, 1976:

  • Efrem Forni
  • Frieda Inescort

What famous deaths happened on February 26th?

Famous deaths on February 26th:

  • Constance Ford
    Constance Ford

    Actress (ada hobson - another world).

  • Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

    Indian independence activist and politician who played a key role in the freedom struggle.

  • Hanae Mori

    Pioneering Japanese fashion designer who achieved international acclaim.

  • Jef Raskin

    Creator of the Macintosh project at Apple.

  • Gabor Szabo

    Influential Hungarian jazz guitarist who blended jazz, pop, and Hungarian music.

  • Kalmen Rosen

    Contributed to the development of computer algorithms and complexity theory.

  • Vinayak Savarkar

    Indian independence activist and politician.

  • Anandi Gopal Joshi

    First Indian female doctor.

  • Lavi Eshkol

    Lavi Eshkol was the third Prime Minister of Israel, serving from 1963 until his death in 1969.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on February 26th

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February 26, 1976: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on February 26, 1976:

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
  • Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.

Saints celebrated on February 26, 1976:

  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Saint Victor
  • Saint Alexander of Alexandria
  • Saint Nestor (died 251)
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February 26, 1976: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 26, 1976 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week February 23rd and February 29th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


February 26, 1976: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 26, 1976 was Theme From S.W.A.T. by Rhythm Heritage, according to the music chart for the week February 23rd and February 29th.

February 26, 1976: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 26, 1976 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 23rd and February 29th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Theme From S.W.A.T.
  2. - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
  3. - Love Machine (Part 1)
  4. - All By Myself
  5. - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)

February 26, 1976: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 26, 1976 was December '63 by The Four Seasons, according to the music chart for the week February 23rd and February 29th.

February 26, 1976: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 26, 1976 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week February 23rd and February 29th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - December '63
  2. - Forever And Ever
  3. - Mamma Mia
  4. - I Love To Love
  5. - Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto De Aranjuez

February 26, 1976: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on February 26, 1976 was Sweet Thing by Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan, according to the R&B music chart for the week February 23rd and February 29th.

February 26, 1976: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on February 26, 1976 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week February 23rd and February 29th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Sweet Thing
  2. - Sweet Love
  3. - Boogie Fever
  4. - Let The Music Play
  5. - I Need You, You Need Me

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February 26, 1976: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 26, 1976 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Robin and Marian

Robin and Marian

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Richard Lester

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

Country: United States of America

Mandinga

Mandinga

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Mario Pinzauti

Starring: Maria Rosaria Riuzzi, Serafino Profumo, Antonio Gismondo

Country: Italy

In the Realm of the Senses

In the Realm of the Senses

Release year: 1976

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

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Peter Sykes

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

Country: United States of America

Salon Kitty

Salon Kitty

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Tinto Brass

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

Country: United States of America

February 26, 1976: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 26, 1976 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Release year: 1976

When the Boat Comes In

When the Boat Comes In

Release year: 1975

Written by:

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

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Giles Foster

Family

Family

Release year: 1976

Country: United States of America

February 26, 1976: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 26, 1976 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Russians by Hedrick Smith

The Russians

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Hedrick Smith did what all of us wish we could: He went to Russia and spoke to the people.

The Swiss Account by Leslie Waller

The Swiss Account

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5 3/4"x8 1/2" 427 pages hardcover published in 1976 by Doubleday. "A Major Novel of Romance & Intrigue in International Finance"

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

By:

If you have ever been left behind, you will appreciate the rewards you can reap when you take initiative in all areas of your life.

The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone

The Greek Treasure

By:

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

Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

By:

David Niven is a well-known actor in Britain. He was the archetypal English gentleman and starred in more than ninety films. He is also a great chronicler.

February 26, 1976: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on February 26, 1976 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Sprint 2

Sprint 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Kee Games

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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 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about February 26th?

February 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th day of the month of February. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on February 26th, such as:

  • 2019 - Pakistan reported that indian military aircraft had violated their airspace close to muzaffarabad. they were intercepted and returned by pakistan air force (paf), military aircrafts. in a rush to drop their payload, indian air force aircrafts dropped it near balakot. india claims the incident was an attack on a jaish-e-mohammed camp near balakot as a reprisal to the pulwama attack. (reuters),
  • 2018 - Saudi arabia is opening applications for women to its armed forces for the first time.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: the syrian army captures the strategic town tadef from isil south of al-bab. this secures key transport routes in eastern aleppo governorate.

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What happened in 1976?

1976 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Musical Jubilee closes at St. James Theater NYC after 92 performances
  • NBC replaces the peacock logo
  • Candide closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 740 performances

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What was the calendar for February 1976?

February 1976 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how February 1976 calendar looked like.

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