5th of February, 1976

The 5th of February, 1976, fell on a Thursday. Day 36 of 1976. Decade: 1970s.

44 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since the 5th of February, 1976.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of February, 1976:

  • Mascot Riots: A racially-charged riot breaks out at Escambia High School in Pensacola, Florida.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of February, 1976:

  • United States: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
  • United Kingdom: Mamma Mia - 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 5th of February, 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.

  • Barry Manilow - "I Write the Songs"

    "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow would go on to win a Grammy for 1976's Song of the Year.

  • Rocky

    "Rocky" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1976.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 44 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since the 5th of February, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 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 5th of February, 1976, will be 44 years of age.
  • People born in 1976 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 192326400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of February, 1976:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of February, 1976, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of February, 1976 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

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.
  • Happy Days - TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.

1976 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1976.

"Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "All in the Family" - "Sesame Street" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1976 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1976:

  • Micronauts
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Pet Rock
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Kenner SSP Racers
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of February:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 5th of February, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of February, 1976 was probably conceived around the 28th of April, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of February, 1976 is the 14th of November, 1976. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.

5th of February

Events that have occurred on the 5th of February:

  • 5th of February, 1978: The Northeastern United States blizzard of 1978 kills 100 people.
  • 5th of February, 1973: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders Rosalind Heather Thorpe and Alice Helen Liu on the UCSC campus in Santa Cruz, California.
  • 5th of February, 1994: White supremacist Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
  • 5th of February, 1994: 68 people are killed when the Bosnian Serb Army fire a mortar shell at an open air market place in Sarajevo.
  • 5th of February, 1996: Football: Mick McCarthy is appointed as the new manager of the Irish football team.
  • 5th of February, 1998: Slaughter guitarist Tim Kelly dies in a car accident.
  • 5th of February, 2000: Novye Aldi massacre: Russian forces execute over 60 civilians in Grozny, Chechnya.
  • 5th of February, 2006: Super Bowl XL: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Seattle Seahawks by 21-10 at Ford Field in Detroit.
  • 5th of February, 2010: England manager Fabio Capello announces that John Terry has been removed as captain.
  • 5th of February, 2012: Super Bowl XLVI: The New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots by 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • 5th of February, 2012: Madonna and LMFAO perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVI.
  • 5th of February, 2016: The game XCOM 2 is released.
  • 5th of February, 2016: The film Dad's Army in released in cinemas.
  • 5th of February, 2017: Super Bowl LI takes place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas: The New England Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons and Lady Gaga performs at the halftime show.
  • 5th of February, 2020: A Republican-controlled Senate votes to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial.
  • 5th of February, 2020: Mitt Romney becomes the first Senator in U.S. history to vote against his party's president in an impeachment trial.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of February, 1976.

  • 16,095 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,390,608,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of February, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,622,376,000 times.
  • Since the 5th of February, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 717,553,728,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 231,768,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,592,288 steps. That's about 53,152 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,687,296 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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