21st of July, 1976

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 21st of July, 1976, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 41 years, 2 months and 7 days have passed since the 21st of July, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1976.
  • Day 203 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 21st 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 21st of July, 1976, will be 41 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-21-1976 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1976-07-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19760721" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 206751600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of July, 1976:

  • United States: Kiss And Say Goodbye - Manhattans
  • United Kingdom: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 21st of July, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of July, 1976 was probably conceived around the 12th of October, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of July, 1976 is the 30th of April, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 27th of June, 1976: Palestinian militants hijack an Air France plane before flying it to Entebbe, Uganda.
  • 4th of July, 1976: Israeli commandos free 103 hostages from an Air France plane at Uganda's Entebbe Airport.
  • 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.
  • 19th of August, 1976: U.S. President Gerald Ford wins the Republican Party presidential nomination.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 21st 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 21st of July:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of July, 1976.

  • 15,040 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,299,456,000 seconds have passed since the 21st of July, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,516,032,000 times.
  • Since the 21st of July, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 670,519,296,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 216,576,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 111,753,216 steps. That's about 49,668 miles!
  • Since this date, 15,593,472 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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