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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1976: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1976?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1976 Rich Man, Poor Man mini-series premieres on ABC TV
  • 02 Feb 1976 Honeymooners Second Honeymoon airs on TV
  • 03 Feb 1976 26th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-109 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 04 Feb 1976 12th Winter Olympic games opens in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 05 Feb 1976 Australia complete 5-1 series drubbing of West Indies.
  • 07 Feb 1976 FCC raids and shuts down pirate radio station WCPR (Brooklyn NY)
  • 08 Feb 1976 Jan Stephens wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Naples Golf Classic.
  • 11 Feb 1976 Clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as 1st black secretary of Army
  • 12 Feb 1976 Sal Mineo, actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), stabbed at age 37.
  • 13 Feb 1976 Peter Casserly of New Zealand hand-sheers record 353 lambs in 9 holes.
  • 14 Feb 1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 15 Feb 1976 12th Winter Olympic games close at Innsbruck, Austria
  • 17 Feb 1976 Rockabye Hamlet opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 19 Feb 1976 Frente Polisario forms Democratic Republic of Sahara.
  • 20 Feb 1976 Muhammad Ali knocks out Jan Pierre Coopman in five rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 21 Feb 1976 Rockabye Hamlet closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 22 Feb 1976 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic.
  • 24 Feb 1976 Cuba adopts its constitution.
  • 26 Feb 1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 27 Feb 1976 Final meeting between China's Mao tse Tung and US President Richard Nixon.
  • 28 Feb 1976 Spain withdraws from Western Sahara

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Movies

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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

War and Peace

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1976?
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Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

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.

Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

My Life by Golda Meir

My Life

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Minor tear on edge of cover. Minor wear on edges of covers. Name on first page. Rest of pages are clean with light tanning due to age.

Memoirs by Tennessee Williams

Memoirs

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For the "old crocodile," as Williams called himself late in life, the past was always present, and so it is with his continual shifting and intermingling of times, places,