Friday 2 July 1976
It was Friday, 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 2 July 1976 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Erin Burnett: TV Show Host.
- Kon Arimura: Japanese radio personality and critic.
- Krisztián Lisztes: Hungarian footballer.
- Tomáš Vokoun: Czech-American ice hockey player.
- Laurent Lefèvre: French road bicycle racer, one of only three Festina team riders who was named as being clean in the Festina doping affair in the 1998 Tour de France.
- Frances Howard: Actress (Swan, Shock Punch), dies at 73.
- 83rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats E Goolagong (63 46 86)
- Formal reunification of North and South Vietnam
- Supreme Court rules death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual
- US Supreme Court rules death penalty not inherently cruel or unusual.
- Fall of the Republic of Vietnam; Communist North Vietnam declares their union to form the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
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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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