17th of April, 1976

The 17th of April, 1976, fell on a Saturday. Day 108 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 17th 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 17th 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 17th of April:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 43 years, 5 months and 3 days have passed since the 17th of April, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 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 17th of April, 1976, will be 43 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 198543600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of April, 1976:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th 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 17th 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 17th of April, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of April, 1976 was probably conceived around the 9th of July, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of April, 1976 is the 25th of January, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

17th of April

Events that have occurred on the 17th of April:


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 17th of April, 1976.

  • 15,859 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,370,217,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of April, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,598,587,200 times.
  • Since the 17th of April, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 707,032,281,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 228,369,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 117,838,714 steps. That's about 52,373 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,442,611 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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