What Happened on February 22, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Faan Rautenbach, South African rugby player, born in Bethlehem, South Africa
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Angela Baddeley, English actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71
  • Florence Ballard, American pop and R&B singer (The Supremes, 1959-67 - "Buttered Popcorn"; "Where Did Our Love Go"), dies of a heart attack at 32
  • Michael Polanyi, Hungarian-English chemist, economist and philosopher (claimed all knowledge relied on personal judgments), dies at 84
1976 Highlights

About February 22, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Theme From S.W.A.T. - Rhythm Heritage
  • UK #1 Song: December '63 (Oh What A Night) - Four Seasons