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.
  • 41 years, 2 months and 20 days have passed since the 4th of July, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1976.
  • 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 41 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.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of July:

  • Independence Day (USA)

Music Singles

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:

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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of July, 1976.

  • 15,053 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,300,579,200 seconds have passed since the 4th of July, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,517,342,400 times.
  • Since the 4th of July, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 671,098,867,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 216,763,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 111,849,811 steps. That's about 49,711 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,606,950 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.

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