On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • 26th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins

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