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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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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

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

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

Books

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Nightwork by Irwin Shaw

Nightwork

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Douglas Grimes, penniless ex-pilot, is waiting for the future to start living again. A fortune in cash by a dead body in New York City brings opportunity.

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 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, …

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

Angels by Billy Graham

Angels

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Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with