Saturday February 28, 1976: on this day

February 28, 1976 was the 59th day of the year 1976, under the sign of Pisces and the day of the week was Saturday.

Is February 28, 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 28, 1976, who was born and died on February 28, 1976, what holidays and observances are celebrated on February 28, 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 28th, 1976 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was February 28, 1976?


February 28, 1976 was a Saturday and it was the 59th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 28, 1976 can also be written as 2/28/1976 in the US and as 28/2/1976 in UK and Europe.

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February 28, 1976: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on February 28, 1976:

  • 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).
  • U.k. home secretary merlyn rees ends special category status for those sentenced for scheduled terrorist crimes relating to the civil violence in northern ireland.

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February 28, 1976: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 28th 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 28, 1976: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for February 28, 1976 is Dragon and the associated element is Fire.

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Discover the planets positions on February 28th, 1976 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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February 28, 1976: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on February 28, 1976 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 28, 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 28, 1976 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 05:29 am and setting at 05:47 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 28, 1976?


Famous people born on February 28, 1976:

  • Ali Larter
    Ali Larter

    Ali larter is an american actress and model known for her roles in the tv series 'heroes' and the 'final destination' film series.

  • Arafat Abou-Chaker

    Acclaimed author of several best-selling novels.

  • Atari Iijima

    Talented painter recognized for his vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Arienna Keller

    Renowned physicist known for her work in quantum mechanics.

  • Brittony Daniels

    Brittony Daniels is an American politician who has served as a member of the Texas State Senate.

  • Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge

    Canadian producer and actor.

  • Lauren Santo Domingo

    Editor.

  • Angie Kennedy in Nambour

    Queensland, australia; swimmer (olympics 1996).

  • Kaido Külaots

    Estonian chess player.

  • Adam Pine

    Australian swimmer and coach.

  • Maamar Mamouni
  • José Manuel Roca
  • Rogério Fidélis Régis
  • Manuela Tesse
  • Anderson de Andrade
  • Geri Çipi
  • Sandy Jeannin
  • Federica Daga
  • Midori Kawana

Whose famous birthday is on February 28th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 28th:

  • Bernadette Peters
    Bernadette Peters

    American actress, singer, and dancer.

  • Natalia Vodianova
    Natalia Vodianova

    Model and actress from russia-french.

  • Stephanie Beacham
    Stephanie Beacham

    Stephanie beacham is an english actress known for her roles in popular tv shows such as 'dynasty' and 'the colbys'.

  • Gilbert Gottfried
    Gilbert Gottfried

    Gilbert gottfried is a comedian known for his distinctive voice and raunchy humor, as well as for his roles in movies like aladdin and...

  • Dorothy Stratten
    Dorothy Stratten

    Canadian model, playboy’s playmate of 1980 and star in three movies.

  • Mario Andretti
    Mario Andretti

    Aldo, an italian-american auto racing driver, is his twin brother.

  • Svetlana Alliluyeva
    Svetlana Alliluyeva

    Russian-american writer and educator (d.2011).

  • Rae Dawn Chong
    Rae Dawn Chong

    Canadian actress.

  • Mercedes Ruehl
    Mercedes Ruehl

    American actress.

  • Vincente Minnelli
    Vincente Minnelli

    American film director, died in los angeles at the age of 76 (b. 1903).

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February 28, 1976: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 48 years 1 month old,

or 577 months and 26 days old,

or 2512 weeks and 3 days old,

or 17587 days old,

if you were born on February 28, 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 28, 1976?

There are 311 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday February 28th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on February 28, 1976?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on February 28, 1976.

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February 28, 1976: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on February 28, 1976:

  • Magdelene Thirlway

    Renowned novelist known for her captivating storytelling.

  • Thomas Roberts
  • Zofia Stryjeńska
  • Antonio De Miguel
  • Väinö Penttala
  • Jozéf Wittlin
  • André Cavalier

What famous deaths happened on February 28th?

Famous deaths on February 28th:

  • George Kennedy
    George Kennedy

    George kennedy was an american actor known for his roles in cool hand luke, airport, and the naked gun series.

  • Ruby Keeler
    Ruby Keeler

    Canadian-american actress and dancer.

  • Mary Stuart
    Mary Stuart

    American actress and singer (b. 1926).

  • Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
    Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

    American actor (born in 1905).

  • Jim Thorpe
    Jim Thorpe

    American professional athlete who won awards for over seven events: the 100 meter dash and the 1500 meter run, as well as the broad jump,...

  • Anny Ondra
    Anny Ondra

    Actress (blackmail) dies at 83.

  • Henry Luce

    American publisher, born in china.

  • Dewell Hines

    Dewell Hines was a celebrated artist known for their unique and innovative artistic style.

  • Aleja Fernandez

    Aleja Fernandez was a renowned mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of abstract algebra and its applications in...

  • Owen Chamberlain

    American scientist who was awarded the nobel prize in physics on 10/26/1959 with dr.

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February 28, 1976: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on February 28, 1976:

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)

Saints celebrated on February 28, 1976:

  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
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February 28, 1976: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on February 28, 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 28, 1976: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on February 28, 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 28, 1976: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on February 28, 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 28, 1976: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on February 28, 1976 was December '63 by The Four Seasons, according to the music chart for the week February 23rd and February 29th.

February 28, 1976: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on February 28, 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 28, 1976: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on February 28, 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 28, 1976: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on February 28, 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 28, 1976: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on February 28, 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 28, 1976: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on February 28, 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 28, 1976: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on February 28, 1976 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

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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.

My Life by Golda Meir

My Life

By:

Vintage hardcover book

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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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.

In The Beginning by Chaim Potok

In The Beginning

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David Lurie discovers that beginnings can be hard. He must defend his place in the Bronx against the bullies and protect his fragile health.

Angels by Billy Graham

Angels

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Yes, angels exist. They are real and not figments of your imagination. "If we had spiritual eyes, we could see not only an evil world and its powers but also powerful angels.

February 28, 1976: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on February 28, 1976 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Night Driver

Night Driver

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Who was the US President on February 28, 1976?

On February 28, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 28, 1976?

On February 28, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 28, 1976?

On February 28, 1976 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about February 28th?

February 28th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 28th 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 28th, such as:

  • 2019 - 28 february 2019, mogadishu bombings: 29 were killed in three bomb blasts and a siege that lasted until march 1.
  • 2018 - Kivu conflict: 23 people have been killed in clashes between militias within the rutshuru territory, north kivu, dr congo. since february 25, violence has rekindled.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). twelve afghan national police officers are killed in an "infiltration attack" by taliban in the southern helmand province.

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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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