What Happened on February 7, 1976

Historical Events

  • FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WCPR (Brooklyn New York)
  • Larry Groce's "Junk Food Junkie" peaks at #9

NHL Record

Toronto center Darryl Sittler sets NHL record with 10 points in a Maple Leafs' 11-4 win over Boston at Maple Leaf Gardens; 6 goals, 4 assists

  • World's largest telescope (600 cm) begins operation (USSR)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sreto Ristić, German footballer
  • Terry Battle, running back (Detroit Lions)
1976 Highlights

About February 7, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 22 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: Mamma Mia - Abba