On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1976

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"A Star is Born" film directed by Frank Pierson with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, premieres

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • "Wonder Woman" debuts on ABC
  • Soviet dissident Viktor Bukovskiexchanged for Chile CP-leader Corvalan

Famous Birthdays

  • Koyuki, Japanese actress and model

Famous Deaths

  • George Emmett, cricketer (England opener v Aust Old Trafford 1948), dies
1976 Highlights

About December 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius