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November 6th, 1976.

November 6th, 1976, was a Saturday. It was day 311 of 1976. The decade was the 1970s.

44 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since November 6th, 1976.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Born on November 6th, 1976.

People who were born on this exact date.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 6th, 1976.

  • United States: Rock 'n Me - Steve Miller Band
  • United Kingdom: Mississippi - Pussycat
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Marathon Man

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Marathon Man" was at the top of the box office on November 6th, 1976.

Take me back to November 6th, 1976!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 6th, 1976 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Rock 'n Me by Steve Miller Band is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mississippi by Pussycat is the number one hit song.

Gerald Ford is currently the President of the United States and the movie Marathon Man is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, James Callaghan is the current Prime Minister. Because it's 1976, the music charts are being dominated by the likes of ABBA, Queen, Chicago, Elton John, Kiki Dee, Wings and Rod Stewart.

In fashion, clothes have become baggier and pants have become less flared. Sports clothing and the "disco look" are both popular at the moment. Women are wearing sundresses, strapless tops with t-shirts, shoulder pads, cardigans, knee-length skirts and daisy dukes. Meanwhile, men are wearing tracksuits, flare jeans, low-top sneakers and untucked collared shirts. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Waltons", "The Rockford Files", "Starsky & Hutch" and "Black Sheep Squadron". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tank", "Pursuit", "Gun Fight" and "Breakout".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Pink Panther Show" and "The Muppet Show". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Kenner SSP Racers, Baby Alive (doll), Dungeons & Dragons and Cher dolls.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 6th, 1976.

  • The "Son of Sam" is terrorizing New York.

    The "Son of Sam" is terrorizing New York.

    During this period, a serial killer nicknamed the "Son of Sam" was terrorizing New York City. By the time he was caught, David Berkowitz had murdered six people and injured seven others in eight separate gun attacks.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1976?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1976?

    The best NBA players in 1976 were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, George McGinnis, Nate Archibald, Rick Barry and Pete Maravich.

  • Who were the best football players in 1976?

    Who were the best football players in 1976?

    In 1976, the best soccer players were Franz Beckenbauer, Rob Rensenbrink, Ivo Viktor, Kevin Keegan, Michel Platini, Anton Ondrus, Johan Cruyff, Ivan Curkovic, Rainer Bonhof, Gerd Müller and Marian Masny.

  • Rocky.

    Rocky.

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

  • Barry Manilow - "I Write the Songs"

    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.

  • 1976 in movies.

    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.

  • Jimmy Carter.

    Jimmy Carter.

    U.S. President Jimmy Carter was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1976.

  • 1976 in music.

    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.

  • Mood rings have become a fad.

    Mood rings have become a fad.

    In 1975 and 1976, mood rings became a fad. The rings contained a special liquid that would show different colors at different temperatures.

  • Roller skates.

    Roller skates.

    The popularity of roller skates exploded during the later half of the 1970s.

  • Disco music.

    Disco music.

    In the second half of the 1970s, disco music became mainstream. During this period, nightclub-goers often wore extravagant outfits. Furthermore, dances such as the "Hustle", the "Bump" and the "Penguin" also became popular.

  • Music cassette tapes are becoming popular.

    Music cassette tapes are becoming popular.

    From about 1972 onward, audio cassettes started to become more widespread. Although they lacked the sound quality of vinyl records, they were far more convenient and portable.

  • Color TV surpasses black-and-white.

    Color TV surpasses black-and-white.

    Around this period, sales of color TV sets began to surpass sales of the older black-and-white sets. By this stage, almost all of the popular daytime networks were broadcasting in color.

  • Lava lamps are all the rage.

    Lava lamps are all the rage.

    In the late 1960s, sales of lava lamps took off. It wasn't until the second half of the 1970s that they started to go out of fashion.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 44 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since November 6th, 1976.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 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 November 6th, 1976, will be 44 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1976 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 216086400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 6th, 1976.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 6th, 1976, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1976 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 6th, 1976 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.

Kid's TV shows on November 6th, 1976.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1976.

  • The Muppet Show
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1976.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1976.

  • Cher dolls
  • Micronauts
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Risk board game
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Breakout - Arcade game published by Atari.
  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.
  • Pursuit - Arcade game where the player gets to control a World War I flying ace.
  • Tank - Arcade game developed by Kee Games.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1976.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out November 6th, 1982 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on November 6th.

Rebecca Schaeffer

Actress and model. Deceased
Born on November 6th, 1967
She turned 9 on this day in 1976.

Ethan Hawke

Actor.
Born on November 6th, 1970
He turned 6 on this day in 1976.

Thandie Newton

Actress.
Born on November 6th, 1972
She turned 4 on this day in 1976.

Emma Stone

Actress.
Born on November 6th, 1988
She was born exactly 12 years after this date.

Aaron Hernandez

NFL player / convicted murderer. Deceased
Born on November 6th, 1989
He was born exactly 13 years after this date.

Jozy Altidore

American soccer player.
Born on November 6th, 1989
He was born exactly 13 years after this date.

US President.

Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on November 6th, 1976.

UK Prime Minister.

James Callaghan was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 6th, 1976.

Irish Taoiseach.

Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 6th, 1976 was most likely conceived around the 28th of January, 1976.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 6th, 1976 is close to the 16th of August, 1977.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 6th, 1976.

  • A total of 16,330 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,332 weeks have passed.
  • 1,410,908,400 seconds have passed since the November 6th, 1976.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,646,059,800 times.
  • Since November 6th, 1976, the earth has travelled approximately 728,028,734,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 235,151,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 121,338,122 steps. That's about 53,928 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,930,901 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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