4th of July, 1976
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 4th of July, 1976, fell on a Sunday.
This date fell on a weekend.
On this exact date:
Israeli commandos free 103 hostages from an Air France plane at Uganda's Entebbe Airport. Decade: 1970s.
42 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since the 4th of July, 1976.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of
Day 186 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).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Cancer.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 4th of July, 1976 falls under the Woodpecker.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
Age: Anyone born on the 4th of July, 1976, will be 42 years of age.
American Format: 07-04-1976 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1976-07-04. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19760704" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 205282800.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of July:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of July, 1976:
United States: Silly Love Songs - Wings
United Kingdom: You To Me Are Everything - Real Thing US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 4th of July, 1976. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 4th of July, 1976 was probably conceived around the
25th of September, 1975. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of July, 1976 is the
13th of April, 1977. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
5th of June, 1976: 11 people are killed when the Teton Dam collapses in Idaho.
27th of June, 1976: Palestinian militants hijack an Air France plane before flying it to Entebbe, Uganda.
21st of July, 1976: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
27th of July, 1976: 242,769 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Chinese city of Tangshan.
29th of July, 1976: The Son of Sam, David Berkowitz, carries out his first murder.
31st of July, 1976: NASA releases the Face on Mars photograph. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 4th of July:
4th of July, 1967: The United Kingdom decriminalizes homosexuality.
4th of July, 1969: Zodiac killer: Michael Mageau and Darlene Ferrin are shot and killed at Blue Rock Springs in California.
4th of July, 1975: Australian newspaper publisher Juanita Nielsen disappears.
4th of July, 1982: Terry Higgins becomes the first person to die of AIDS in the United Kingdom.
4th of July, 1996: Hotmail (later renamed to Outlook.com) is launched by Microsoft
4th of July, 2003: Singer Barry White passes away.
4th of July, 2004: Greece win the 2004 UEFA European Championship.
4th of July, 2014: Rolf Harris is sentenced to five years and nine months in prison.
4th of July, 1990: Die Hard 2 (1990) is released.
4th of July, 1993: The song "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is released by Deep Blue Something.
4th of July, 2001: Scary Movie 2 (2001) is released in cinemas.
4th of July, 2015: The start of Tour de France 2015. 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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of July:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of July, 1976.
15,636 days have passed since this date.
1,350,950,400 seconds have passed since the 4th of July, 1976.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,576,108,800 times.
Since the 4th of July, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 697,090,406,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 225,158,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 116,181,734 steps. That's about 51,636 miles!
Since this date, 16,211,405 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Domingo. Random Dates
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