What Happened on November 21, 1976

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Rocky" directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Sylvester Stallone premieres in New York (Best Picture 1977)

Sports History

26th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Whiston, British ice skater
  • Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
  • Saleem Elahi, Pakistani cricket batsman (13 Tests, 1 x 50; Lahore City CC, Habib Bank Ltd CC), born in Sahiwal, Pakistan
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Niles Welch, American actor (Cornered), dies at 88

About November 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) - Rod Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: If You Leave Me Now - Chicago