Saturday February 28, 1976
US date format: 2/28/1976, UK date format: 28/2/1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 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 Ali Larter and Kaido Külaots.
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 Sprint 2 or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 28, 1976?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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- Spain withdraws from Western Sahara
- Ceuta and Melilla (Spanish Morocco) are last European African possession.
- 18th Grammy Awards: "Love Will Keep Us Together", Natalie Cole win.
- Madagascar becomes the first country to recognise the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 28, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 28If February 28, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 6 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 4 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?