On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1976

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Whiston, British ice skater
  • Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
  • Saleem Elahi, cricketer (bro of Manzoor Pak, Test opener v Aust 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Niles Welch, American actor (Cornered), dies at 88
1976 Highlights

About November 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio