Wednesday March 31, 1976

US date format: 3/31/1976, UK date format: 31/3/1976

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 31, 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 Mélanie Coste and Ashton Moore. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. The River Niger, directed by Krishna Shah, 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 Battle of the Sexes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Heavyweight Champ.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
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Events

  • Cleveland Cavaliers clinch their first ever NBA playoff berth.
  • New Jersey Court rules Karen Anne Quinlan may be disconnected from respirator.
  • The New Jersey Supreme Court rules that coma patient Karen Ann Quinlan can be disconnected from her ventilator. She remains comatose and dies in 1985.
  • Apple Computer Company is formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
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Movies

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The River Niger

The River Niger

Directed by: Krishna Shah

Starring: Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Louis Gossett Jr., Glynn Turman

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

The Bad News Bears

The Bad News Bears

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Country: United States of America

Caddie

Caddie

Directed by: Donald Crombie

Starring: Helen Morse, Takis Emmanuel, Jack Thompson, Jacki Weaver

The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: George Segal, Goldie Hawn, Conrad Janis, Thayer David

TV Series

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Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Freiwillige Feuerwehr

Chôdenji robo Kon-Batorâ bui

Chôdenji robo Kon-Batorâ bui

Break the Bank

Break the Bank

John Macnab

John Macnab

Days to next March 31

If March 31, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 6 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 1 day.
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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 Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum

The Gemini Contenders

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Salonika, Greece: December 1939. In the dead of night, a clandestine order of monks embarks on a desperate mission: to transport a mysterious vault to a hiding place high in the

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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.

In The Beginning by Chaim Potok

In The Beginning

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David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Death Race

Death Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 31, 1976?

On March 31, 1976 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 31, 1976?

On March 31, 1976 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 31, 1976?

On March 31, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 31, 1976?

On March 31, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 31, 1976?

On March 31, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 31, 1976?

On March 31, 1976 several famous people were born including, Mélanie Coste, Ganda, Ashton Moore.

Which famous people died on March 31, 1976?

Famous people died on March 31, 1976 include, Paul Strand.

What was the number one song in March 31, 1976?

The number one song in the week of March 31, 1976 was Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor in US and I Love To Love by Tina Charles in UK.

What were the top hits on March 31, 1976?

The top hits on March 31, 1976 were Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor, Dream Weaver by Gary Wright, Lonely Night (Angel Face) by Captain and Tennille in US and I Love To Love by Tina Charles, Love Really Hurts Without You by Billy Ocean, Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man in UK.


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