Monday 6 December 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits.
Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy, directed by Bud Townsend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1976 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Estelle Denis: French journalist and TV presenter, and amateur poker player.
- Lindsay Price in Arcadia: California; actress (The Bold and the Beautiful, All My Children).
- Colleen Haskell: American television personality.
- Alicia Machado: Venezuelan actress and singer Miss Universe 1996.
- Lindsay Price: American actress and singer.
- War criminal Pieter Menten arrested in Zurich, Switzerland.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. - Nadia's Theme (The Young And The Restless)
- Firefall - You Are The Woman
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Nights Are Forever Without You
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