Friday November 26, 1976

US date format: 11/26/1976, UK date format: 26/11/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 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 Maia Campbell and Joe Nichols. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. Bound for Glory, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Breakout.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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Events

  • German DR deprives singer / Poet Wolf Biermann citizenship
  • Ringo releases Hey Baby single
  • Sex Pistols release their debut single Anarchy In The UK
  • Willy Burns elected Chairman of Social International

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Movies

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Bound for Glory

Bound for Glory

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Melinda Dillon, Gail Strickland

Fellini's Casanova

Fellini's Casanova

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont, Cicely Browne, Carmen Scarpitta

Barocco

Barocco

Directed by: André Téchiné

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Marie-France Pisier, Jean-Claude Brialy

Silver Streak

Silver Streak

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States of America

The Ups and Downs of a Handyman

The Ups and Downs of a Handyman

Directed by: John Sealey

Starring: Barry Stokes, Gay Soper, Sue Lloyd, Bob Todd

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TV Series

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The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

The Emigrants

The Emigrants

Directed by: Jan Troell

Stay Tuned

Stay Tuned

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Chorlton and the Wheelies

Starring: Joe Lynch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next November 26

If November 26, 1976 is your birthday you're 43 years, 10 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Storm Warning by Jack Higgins

Storm Warning

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During World War II, a group of German expatriates trapped in Brazil must sail across five thousand miles of tempestuous water to reach their homeland--and face the deadly barricade of American and British military power.

Marry Me by John Updike

Marry Me

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Marry Me is subtitled “A Romance” because, in the author’s words, “people don’t act like that anymore.” The time is 1962, and the place is a fiefdom of Camelot called Greenwood,

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank

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"She is marvelously funny, direct as a hypodermic, a virtuoso in the field of suburban living....Lovely stuff."VOGUEIt's the expose to end all exposes--the truth about the suburbs: where they planted trees

Blue Skies, No Candy by Gael Greene

Blue Skies, No Candy

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“A caviar and foie gras freefall of uninhibited, delicious and tantalizing sex.”--Toronto Globe.Not Since Henry Miller has a book about sex caused such a furor.

Dolores by Jacqueline Susann

Dolores

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This is the intense, tragic story of Dolores Ryan, the beautiful and fashionable young widow of an assassinated American President. After his death, Dolores finds herself too poor to sustain her extravagant tastes and too lonely to be fulfilled as …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Death Race

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 26, 1976?

On November 26, 1976 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is November 26, 1976?

On November 26, 1976 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 26, 1976?

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

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

On November 26, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on November 26, 1976?

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

Which famous people are born on November 26, 1976?

On November 26, 1976 several famous people were born including, Joe Nichols, Maia Campbell, Andreas Augustsson.

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

The number one song in the week of November 26, 1976 was Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart in US and If You Leave Me Now by Chicago in UK.

What were the top hits on November 26, 1976?

The top hits on November 26, 1976 were Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot, Love So Right by Bee Gees in US and If You Leave Me Now by Chicago, Mississippi by Pussycat, You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer in UK.


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