Sunday August 29, 1976: on this day

About August 29th, 1976, in brief:

  • Historical events: Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
  • Day of the week: August 29th, 1976 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Michael Jackson, Lea Michele
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John
  • #1 UK song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee
  • Popular movie: King Kong directed by John Guillermin

More about August 29th, 1976? See below for more news and curiosities on August 29th, 1976.

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What day of the week was August 29, 1976?


August 29, 1976 was a Sunday and it was the 242nd day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 29, 1976 can also be written as 8/29/1976 in the US and as 29/8/1976 in UK and Europe.

August 29, 1976 in August 1976 calendar

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August 29, 1976: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on August 29, 1976:

  • Sandra palmer wins lpga national jewish hospital golf open

August 29, 1976: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 29, 1976: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 29th is Virgo.

Virgo is the 6th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the Virgo sign: discover Virgo personality and who should a Virgo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 29, 1976: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 29, 1976 is Dragon and the associated element is Fire.

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Discover the planets positions on August 29th, 1976 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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August 29, 1976: What was the moon phase on that day?


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27%

The moon phase on August 29, 1976 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 29, 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 August 29, 1976 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 27% full, rising at 11:12 am and setting at 10:00 pm.

The previous full moon was on Aug 09, 1976 while the next full moon would come on Sep 08, 1976.

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Who was born on August 29, 1976?


Famous people born on August 29, 1976:

  • Delayni Johnson

    Legendary sprinter with multiple Olympic gold medals.

  • Legrande White

    Legendary track and field athlete known for his sprinting prowess.

  • Luana Piovani

    Brazilian actress and model, was voted "the sexiest woman" in a poll of 71,000 women in 1998.

  • Pablo Mastroeni

    Argentinian-american soccer manager and player.

  • Georgios Kalaitzis

    Greek basketball player.

  • Jon Dahl Tomasson

    Danish footballer and manager.

  • Stephen Carr

    Irish footballer.

  • Phil Harvey

    English businessman.

  • Kevin Kaesviharn

    American football player.

  • Kasia Kulesza

    Warsaw, poland -- canadian synchro swimmer (1996 olympics - silver medalist).

  • Stephanie Worcester

    Miss usa-maine (1997).

  • Chris Renaud

    Fredericton, new brunswick -- swimmer (1996 olympics).

  • Zoltán Almási
  • Michael Blackwood
  • Paolo Diana
  • Nobuhiro Yamashita

Whose famous birthday is on August 29th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 29th:

  • Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson

    American singer, dancer, and extremely talented entertainer.

  • Lea Michele
    Lea Michele

    Lea michele is an american singer and actress known for her role as rachel berry on the tv show glee.

  • Ingrid Bergman
    Ingrid Bergman

    Swedish-american actress, who won oscars for the films "gaslight," 1945, and "anastasia," 1956.

  • John McCain
    John McCain

    American politician.

  • Carla Gugino
    Carla Gugino

    Carla gugino is an american actress known for her roles in movies such as sin city, watchmen, and san andreas.

  • William Levy
    William Levy

    William levy is a cuban-american actor known for his roles in telenovelas and for his appearance on dancing with the stars.

  • Temple Grandin
    Temple Grandin

    American animal behaviorist who has a special empathy for animals she is the leading expert in humane handling of livestock and has designed...

  • Richard Attenborough
    Richard Attenborough

    English actor, director, producer, and entrepreneur.

  • Elliott Gould
    Elliott Gould

    American actor, born at the age of 18 and trained as a song-and dance man.

  • Dinah Washington
    Dinah Washington

    American singer and pianist who was cited as the "most popular black female recording artist" of the 1950s.

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How old is someone born on August 29, 1976?


Someone born on August 29, 1976 is:

47 years 8 months old,

or 572 months and 20 days old,

or 2490 weeks

or 17430 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 29, 1976?

There are 102 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 29th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 29, 1976?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on August 29, 1976.

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August 29, 1976: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on August 29, 1976:

  • Jimmy Reed

    American singer-songwriter/guitarist (d. 1976).

  • Kazi Nazrul Islam

    Bengali poet, musician and revolutionary (born 1899).

  • Anissa Jones

    Actress (buffy family affair), ods at 18.

  • Hans Nieland
  • Jimmy Reed (Mathis James Reed

What famous deaths happened on August 29th?

Famous deaths on August 29th:

  • Ingrid Bergman
    Ingrid Bergman

    Swedish-american actress, who won oscars for the films "gaslight," 1945, and "anastasia," 1956.

  • Gene Wilder
    Gene Wilder

    American actor and comedian who made his screen debut with "bonnie and clyde", followed by "the producers.

  • Lee Marvin
    Lee Marvin

    American actor, television and film.

  • Michel Constantin
    Michel Constantin

    French film actor (born in 1924).

  • Michael Dunn
    Michael Dunn

    Shattuck (oklahoma) -- actor (house of the damned ship of fools).

  • Jean Hagen
    Jean Hagen

    American actress, best known for her role as hagen's wife, danny thomas, in "make room for daddy", for four years.

  • Evelyn Ankers
    Evelyn Ankers

    Actress (black beauty and jungle woman), died at 67.

  • Stringer Davis
    Stringer Davis

    Actress (mouse on the moon, miranda), is killed at 77.

  • Victor Sutherland
    Victor Sutherland

    Dies at 79.

  • Lale Andersen
    Lale Andersen

    German chanson singer-songwriter, most famous for her interpretation of "lili marleen" (1939), which was hugely popular on both side during...

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August 29, 1976: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on August 29, 1976:

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.

Observances on August 29, 1976:

  • International Day against Nuclear Tests
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August 29, 1976: Number 1 song on that day

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


August 29, 1976: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 29, 1976 was Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John, according to the music chart for the week August 23rd and August 29th.

August 29, 1976: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

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

  1. - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
  2. - You Should Be Dancing
  3. - Let 'Em In
  4. - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
  5. - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight

August 29, 1976: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 29, 1976 was Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee, according to the music chart for the week August 23rd and August 29th.

August 29, 1976: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

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

  1. - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
  2. - A Little Bit More
  3. - Jeans On
  4. - Let 'Em In
  5. - In Zaire

August 29, 1976: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on August 29, 1976 was (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty by KC And The Sunshine Band, according to the R&B music chart for the week August 23rd and August 29th.

August 29, 1976: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

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

  1. - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
  2. - Play That Funky Music
  3. - Getaway
  4. - Summer
  5. - Who'd She Coo?

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August 29, 1976: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 29, 1976 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

King Kong

Release year: 1976

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

Country: United States of America

Max Havelaar

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Fons Rademakers

Starring: Peter Faber, Sacha Bulthuis, Adendu Soesilaningrat, Maruli Sitompul

Vigilante Force

Release year: 1976

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Victoria Principal, Bernadette Peters

Mandinga

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Mario Pinzauti

Starring: Maria Rosaria Riuzzi, Serafino Profumo, Antonio Gismondo

Country: Italy

J.D.'s Revenge

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Arthur Marks

Starring: Glynn Turman, Louis Gossett Jr., Joan Pringle, Carl W. Crudup

August 29, 1976: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on August 29, 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:

Ivan the Terrible

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Peter Moers

Bonjour Paris

Release year: 1976

Forget Me Not

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Alexander Holt

Orde Wingate

Release year: 1976

August 29, 1976: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on August 29, 1976 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Rockefellers

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The story of this American family is told against a rich backdrop of American history. It all begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.

A Stranger In The Mirror by Sidney Sheldon

A Stranger In The Mirror

By:

LONELY MAN. Toby Temple is both a super star, and a super bastard. He is loved by his fans but plagued with suspicion and distrust.

Dolores by Jacqueline Susann

Dolores

By:

This is Dolores Ryan's tragic, intense story. She was the young, fashionable widow of an assassinated American president. Dolores is too poor to support her extravagant lifestyle and too lonely for fulfillment as a woman after his death.

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris's favorite Irish novel, now available in the Avon mass market. The acclaimed author of Exodus, Battle Cry and QB VII, Topaz and other classics of twentieth century fiction, comes this epic, sweeping adventure that captures Ireland's "terrible beauty" …

A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson

A Man Called Intrepid

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New York Times Bestseller! The classic story of the superspy who built a vast intelligence network that helped defeat Nazi Germany in World War II. A Man Called Intrepid tells the story of William Stephenson, the mastermind of this first …

August 29, 1976: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on August 29, 1976 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Death Race

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Dukedom

Dukedom

Genre: Turn-based strategy

The Amazing Maze Game

The Amazing Maze Game

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Midway

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

history

Who was the US President on August 29, 1976?

On August 29, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 29, 1976?

On August 29, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 29, 1976?

On August 29, 1976 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about August 29th?

August 29th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 29th day of the month of August. 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 August 29th, such as:

  • 2018 - Loyalty islands, new caledonia is struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war (2001-present). five people are killed by a suicide bomber at the kabul bank subsidiary, near the embassy of the united states of america in kabul. taliban claim that their attack was directed at soldiers and police who were withdrawing their salaries.
  • 2016 - Conflict in moro: 12 philippine army soldiers are killed during clashes against the abu sayyaf.

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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 August 1976?

August 1976 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th 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.

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Sunday August 29, 1976