What Happened on December 18, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Wonder Woman" debuts on ABC

Film Premiere

Second remake of "A Star is Born" film, directed by Frank Pierson and starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, premieres

  • Soviet dissident Viktor Bukovskiexchanged for Chile CP-leader Corvalan
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Koyuki, Japanese actress and model
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

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

About December 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) - Rod Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: Under The Moon Of Love - Showaddywaddy