What Happened on April 14, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Mackay, Australia
  • Christian Älvestam, Swedish heavy metal vocalist and musician (Scar Symmetry: Miseration), born in Sweden
  • Jason Wiemer, Canadian NHL left wing, 1994-2006 (Tampa Bay Lightning, Calgary Flames, and 4 other teams), born in Kimberley, British Columbia
  • Kyle Farnsworth, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1999-2014 (Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, and 7 other teams), born in Wichita, Kansas
Born in 1976

Famous Weddings

Doris Day

American singer and actress Doris Day (54) weds restaurateur Barry Comden; divorce in 1982

Carl Bernstein & Nora Ephron

The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (32) weds writer and director Nora Ephron (34) at a civil ceremony in Manhattan; divorce in 1980

Famous Deaths

  • José Revueltas, Mexican write and political activist, dies after a heart attack at 61
  • Maudie Prickett [Doyle], American character actress (Harvey; Hazel - "Rosie"), dies of renal failure at 61
1976 Highlights

About April 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Disco Lady - Johnnie Taylor
  • UK #1 Song: Save Your Kisses For Me - Brotherhood Of Man