3rd of October, 1976

The 3rd of October, 1976, fell on a Sunday. Day 277 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 3rd of October, 1976:

  • United States: Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
  • United Kingdom: Dancing Queen - ABBA

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 3rd of October, 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.

  • Son of Sam.

    During this period, serial killer David Berkowitz is terrorizing New York City. Berkowitz, who is also nicknamed the ".44 Caliber Killer", murders six people and injures seven others in eight separate gun attacks.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 43 years, 2 months and 11 days have passed since the 3rd of October, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 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 3rd of October, 1976, will be 43 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 213145200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 3rd of October, 1976:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 3rd of October, 1976, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of October, 1976 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 3rd of October:

  • German Unity Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 3rd of October, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of October, 1976 was probably conceived around the 25th of December, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of October, 1976 is the 13th of July, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

3rd of October

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of October:


Television

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

  • Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.
  • Charlie's Angels - TV show about three female police academy-trained private detectives.
  • Black Sheep Squadron - TV show about a misfit squadron in World War Two.
  • The Muppet Show - American TV show that included characters such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.
  • What's Happening!! - Comedy TV show about three young men called Raj, Dwayne and Rerun.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of October, 1976.

  • 15,775 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,362,963,600 seconds have passed since the 3rd of October, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,590,124,200 times.
  • Since the 3rd of October, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 703,289,217,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 227,160,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 117,214,870 steps. That's about 52,095 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,355,563 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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