What Happened on February 6, 1976

Historical Events

Music Single

George Harrison releases single "This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)"

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Zmeskal, American gymnast (Olympics, 1992), born in Houston, Texas
  • Tanja Frieden, Swiss snowboarder, born in Bern, Switzerland
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Ritwik Ghatak, Bengali filmmaker (Titash Ekti Nadir Naam), dies at 50
  • Vince Guaraldi, American jazz pianist and composer ("Cast Your Fate to the Wind"; Peanuts TV specials), dies of a heart attack at 47
1976 Highlights

About February 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: New Zealand Day (New Zealand)

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: Mamma Mia - Abba