What Happened on March 14, 1976

Historical Events

Sports History

Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Stoll, American actor (House of Cards, The Strain), born in NYC, New York
  • Daniel Gillies, New Zealand-Canadian actor (The Vampire Diaries), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Sarah Elizabeth Ulmer, New Zealand 3k ind pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Alberta Franklin, American silent screen actress, dies at 79
  • Busby Berkeley [Enos], American film choreographer (42nd Street) and director (Strike Up The Band: They Made Me A Criminal), dies at 80
  • Martha Saalfeldt German writer and poet, dies at 78

About March 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) - The 4 Seasons
  • UK #1 Song: I Love To Love (But My Baby Loves To Dance) - Tina Charles