2nd of April, 1976

The 2nd of April, 1976, fell on a Friday. Day 93 of 1976. Decade: 1970s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of April, 1976:

  • United States: Disco Lady - Johnnie Taylor
  • United Kingdom: Save Your Kisses For Me - Brotherhood of Man

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 2nd of April, 1976.

  • 1976 in music.

    Top music artists in 1976 included the likes of Wings, KC and the Sunshine Band, Rod Stewart, Ohio Players, Barry Manilow, England Dan, John Ford Coley, Wild Cherry, Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band, Diana Ross, ABBA, The Manhattans and The Spinners.

  • Jimmy Carter.

    U.S. President Jimmy Carter was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1976.

  • 1976 in movies.

    Movies released in 1976 included Rocky, To Fly!, A Star Is Born, All the President's Men, The Omen, In Search of Noah's Ark, King Kong, Silver Streak, The Enforcer, Midway, Carrie, Freaky Friday, Car Wash and Taxi Driver.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of April:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 43 years, 7 months and 15 days have passed since the 2nd of April, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1976.
  • Leap Year: 1976 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of April, 1976, will be 43 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 197247600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of April, 1976:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of April, 1976, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of April, 1976 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 2nd of April, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of April, 1976 was probably conceived around the 24th of June, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of April, 1976 is the 10th of January, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

2nd of April

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of April:

  • 2nd of April, 1974: French president Georges Pompidou dies of cancer.
  • 2nd of April, 1982: The Falklands War begins.
  • 2nd of April, 2005: Pope John Paul II passes away.
  • 2nd of April, 2015: A mass shooting at the Garissa University College in Kenya results in 148 deaths.
  • 2nd of April, 1989: WrestleMania V: Hulk Hogan defeats "Macho Man" Randy Savage at the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • 2nd of April, 1995: WrestleMania XI: Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • 2nd of April, 2000: WrestleMania 2000: Triple H retains his title after winning in a four-way elimination match against The Rock, The Big Show and Mick Foley.
  • 2nd of April, 2004: Hellboy (2004) is released.
  • 2nd of April, 2006: WrestleMania 22: John Cena defeats Triple H at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
  • 2nd of April, 2009: The TV show "ER" comes to an end after nearly fifteen years.
  • 2nd of April, 2010: Clash of the Titans (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • 2nd of April, 2010: Wrestler Chris Kanyon commits suicide.
  • 2nd of April, 2018: Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan announce that they are separating.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
  • The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
  • Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
  • Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
  • The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
  • Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.
  • The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
  • Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s.
  • Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of April, 1976.

  • 15,932 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,376,528,400 seconds have passed since the 2nd of April, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,605,949,800 times.
  • Since the 2nd of April, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 710,288,654,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 229,421,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 118,381,442 steps. That's about 52,614 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,518,341 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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