Tuesday 2 March 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lars Bruggemann and JJ Fernandez.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Machine (Part 1) by The Miracles.
In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits.
Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Loriot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Stunt Cycle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 March 1976 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Lars Bruggemann: hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998).
- JJ Fernandez: Malaysian radio personality.
- Glenn Rubenstein: American writer and journalist.
- Bubbling Brown Sugar opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 766 performances
- Bob Lurie becomes CEO of SF Giants
- Walt Disney World welcomes its 50 millionth guest.
- Vietnam recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- The Maguire Seven are found guilty of possessing explosives and subsequently jailed for 14 years.
- The Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention is formally dissolved in Northern Ireland, resulting in direct rule of Northern Ireland from London via the British Parliament.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Eagles - Take It To The Limit
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- Nazareth - Love Hurts
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
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