What Happened on September 9, 1976

Historical Events

  • New Zealand government establishes the country’s first centralised electronic database through the Wanganui Computer Act, raising questions about the state’s ability to gather information on its citizens

Famous Birthdays

  • Aki Riihilahti, Finnish footballer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Chace Ambrose, American actor and writer, born in Macon, Georgia
  • Emma de Caunes, French film actress, born in Paris, France
  • Juan A. Baptista, Venezuelan actor, born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Kristoffer Rygg, Norwegian heavy metal vocalist and musician (Ulver; Arcturus), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Mattias Ohlund, Swedish ice hockey player (Vancouver Canucks, Team Sweden 1998), born in Piteå, Sweden
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

1976 Highlights

About September 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty - KC And The Sunshine Band
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing Queen - Abba