What Happened on February 12, 1976

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Benson, US model, born in Mableton, United States
  • Christian Cullen, New Zealand rugby union footballer, born in Paraparaumu, New Zealand
  • Christopher Pettiet, American actor (Young Riders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Silvia Saint, Czech actress, born in Kyjov, Czech Republic
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Clifton Williams, American composer (The Ramparts; Sinfonians), dies from cancer at 52
  • Sal Mineo, American actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), stabbed at 37
1976 Highlights

About February 12, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
  • UK #1 Song: Forever And Ever - Slik