Monday 5 April 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ike Hilliard and Timothy Bishop.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor.
In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits.
Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 Stormskärs Maja.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Stunt Cycle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1976 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Ike Hilliard: NFL wide receiver (New York Giants).
- Timothy Bishop: YouTube Star.
- Aleksei Budõlin: Estonian martial artist.
- Kim Collins: Nevisian sprinter.
- Ryan Drese: San Francisco, California -- Baseball pitcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Ross Gload: American baseball player
- Simone Inzaghi: Italian footballer
- Fernando Morientes: Spanish footballer and coach
- Indrek Tobreluts: Estonian biathlete
- Harold Wilson resigns, as James Callaghan becomes Prime Minister of England.
- In the People's Republic of China, the April Fifth Movement leads to the Tiananmen incident.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Aerosmith - Dream On
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Dr. Hook - Only Sixteen
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- David Bowie - Golden Years
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