Thursday 1 July 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings.
In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits.
They Came from Within, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 July 1976 ?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- Patrick Stephan Kluivert: Surinam / Dutch soccer player (Ajax).
- Patrick Kluivert: Dutch footballer and coach.
- Justin Lo: American-Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor.
- Thomas Sadoski: American actor.
- Hannu Tihinen: Finnish footballer.
- Szymon Ziółkowski: Polish hammer thrower
- Ruud van Nistelrooy: Dutch footballer
- Kellie Bright: TV Actress
- Plies : American rapper
- Anneliese Michel: German woman believed to be possessed by demons (d. 1976).
- Kenneth Gibson, is 1st black President of US Conference of Mayors
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
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