Friday April 30, 1976

US date format: 4/30/1976, UK date format: 30/4/1976

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Amanda Palmer and Mandi LeBlanc. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let Your Love Flow by Bellamy Brothers. In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Dixie Dynamite, directed by Lee Frost, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saramandaia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 or Indy 4.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
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Events

  • Wings release Silly Love Songs
  • Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 round for heavyweight boxing title.

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Movies

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Dixie Dynamite

Dixie Dynamite

Directed by: Lee Frost

Starring: Warren Oates, Christopher George, Jane Anne Johnstone, Kathy McHaley

Montana Trap

Montana Trap

Directed by: Peter Schamoni

Starring: Hardy Krüger, Stephen Boyd, Anton Diffring, Friedrich von Ledebur

Todo modo

Todo modo

Directed by: Elio Petri

Starring: Gian Maria Volontè, Marcello Mastroianni, Mariangela Melato, Ciccio Ingrassia

Burnt Offerings

Burnt Offerings

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

Jackson County Jail

Jackson County Jail

Directed by: Michael Miller

Starring: Yvette Mimieux, Tommy Lee Jones, Lisa Copeland, Cliff Emmich

TV Series

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Saramandaia

Saramandaia

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Steve Barron

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

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Days to next April 30

If April 30, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 4 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Rockefellers

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Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr.,

The Russians by Hedrick Smith

The Russians

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Hedrick Smith has done what we all wish we could do: he has gone to Russia and spoken to the people.

The R Document by Irving Wallace

The R Document

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Before the Patriot Act, there was . . . The R DocumentAs crime and violence threaten to engulf America, the President proposes a daring new amendment to the Constitution, allowing the

The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh

The Choirboys

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Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Colossal Cave Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure

Platform: Many (initially PDP-10)

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: CRL

F-1

F-1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing game

Indy 4

Indy 4

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Bigfoot Bonkers

Bigfoot Bonkers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Snake

Publisher: Meadows Games


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