Sunday 4 January 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Benoit Joachim and Bülent Ceylan.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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 When the Boat Comes In.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Sprint 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 January 1976 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Benoit Joachim: Luxembourg cyclist.
- Bülent Ceylan: German comedian and Kabarett artist.
- Benoît Joachim: Luxembourgish cyclist.
- Ted Lilly: American baseball player.
- Jan B Cammans: Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84.
- Candide closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 740 performances
- Home Sweet Homer opens and closes at Palace Theater, New York City
- The Reavey and O'Dowd killings take place (part of The Troubles in Northern Ireland)
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bay City Rollers - Saturday Night
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Diana Ross - Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- The Staple Singers - Let's Do It Again
- C. W. McCall - Convoy
- Sweet - Fox On The Run
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- The O'Jays - I Love Music (Part 1)
- Silver Convention - Fly, Robin, Fly
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