Thursday 2 September 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Phil Lipscomb and Erin Hershey Presley.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to You Should Be Dancing by Bee Gees.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Burnt Offerings, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vater Seidl und sein Sohn.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Sea Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 September 1976 ?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- George Benson - This Masquerade
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