Monday January 26, 1976

US date format: 1/26/1976, UK date format: 26/1/1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Gilles Marini and Yasmine Belmadi. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, 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 State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Indy 4.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • 6th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 23-20
  • Israel opens "Good Fence" to Lebanon.
  • Belgium catholic elite start amnesty campaign for war criminals.

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Movies

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Gable and Lombard

Gable and Lombard

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh, Allen Garfield, Red Buttons

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith

Kalicharan

Kalicharan

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy, Ajit, Prem Nath

Echoes of a Summer

Echoes of a Summer

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Richard Harris, Jodie Foster, Lois Nettleton, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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TV Series

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State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

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

For the Record

For the Record

Tandarra

Tandarra

Days to next January 26

If January 26, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 8 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nightwork by Irwin Shaw

Nightwork

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Douglas Grimes, penniless ex-pilot, is waiting for the future to start living again. A fortune in cash by a dead body in New York City brings opportunity.

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,

Bodyguard Of Lies by Anthony Cave Brown

Bodyguard Of Lies

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The extraordinary, true story of the clandestine war of intricate deceptions that his the secrets of D-Day from Hitler and sealed the Allied victory.

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

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Outlaw

Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Fonz

Fonz

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Motorbike racing game

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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 January 26, 1976?

On January 26, 1976 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 26, 1976?

On January 26, 1976 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 26, 1976?

On January 26, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 26, 1976?

On January 26, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 26, 1976?

On January 26, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 26, 1976?

On January 26, 1976 several famous people were born including, Gilles Marini, Yasmine Belmadi, Shirin Soraya.

Which famous people died on January 26, 1976?

Famous people died on January 26, 1976 include, Joao Branco Nuncio.

What was the number one song in January 26, 1976?

The number one song in the week of January 26, 1976 was Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in UK.

What were the top hits on January 26, 1976?

The top hits on January 26, 1976 were Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players, I Write The Songs by Barry Manilow, Love To Love You Baby by Donna Summer in US and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, Glass Of Champagne by Sailor, Mamma Mia by Abba in UK.


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