Friday 5 March 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sarunas Jasikevicius and Adriana Serra-Zanetti in Modena.
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.
Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, 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 F-1 or Sprint 2.
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Which were the important events of 5 March 1976 ?
- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Sarunas Jasikevicius: Lithuanian basketball player.
- Adriana Serra-Zanetti in Modena: Italy; tennis star (1995 Moscow semi-finals).
- Katerina Matziou: Greek actress.
- Paul Konerko: American baseball player.
- Neil Jackson: English actor and writer.
- Šarūnas Jasikevičius: Lithuanian basketball player and coach
- Chiwoniso Maraire: Zimbabwean singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
- Tim Sylvia: American mixed martial artist and wrestler
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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