2nd of April, 1976

The 2nd of April, 1976, fell on a Friday. Day 93 of 1976. Decade: 1970s.

44 years, 1 months and 27 days have passed since the 2nd of April, 1976.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of April, 1976:

  • United States: Disco Lady - Johnnie Taylor
  • United Kingdom: Save Your Kisses For Me - Brotherhood of Man

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 2nd of April, 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, 1 months and 27 days have passed since the 2nd of April, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 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 2nd of April, 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 197247600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of April, 1976:

  • 20th of March, 1976: Patty Hearst is convicted of bank robbery and sentenced to 35 years in prison.
  • 1st of April, 1976: Apple is founded.
  • 5th of April, 1976: American businessman Howard Hughes passes away due to kidney failure.
  • 13th of April, 1976: 40 workers are killed during an explosion at an ammunition factory in Lapua, Finland.
  • 23rd of April, 1976: 3-year-old Sandy Davidson disappears while he is playing in the back garden of his house in Irvine, Scotland.
  • 1st of May, 1976: FA Cup Final 1976: A goal from Bobby Stokes helps Southampton secure a 1-0 victory over Manchester United.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of April, 1976, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of April, 1976 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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
  • 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 2nd of April:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 2nd of April, 1976.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of April, 1976 was probably conceived around the 24th of June, 1975. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of April, 1976 is the 10th of January, 1977. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.

2nd of April

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of April:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of April, 1976.

  • 16,128 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,393,459,200 seconds have passed since the 2nd of April, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,625,702,400 times.
  • Since the 2nd of April, 1976, earth has travelled approximately 719,024,947,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 232,243,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,837,491 steps. That's about 53,261 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,721,510 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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