Friday 6 February 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 6 February 1976 ?
- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Drita D'Avanzo: Reality Star.
- Tanja Frieden: Swiss snowboarder and educator.
- Kasper Hvidt: Danish handball goalkeeper.
- Marie: Princess Marie of Denmark.
- Frans Mohede: Indonesian singer and actor.
- Kim Zmeskal: American gymnast and coach
- Nicole Kuntner: Austrian professional dancer, owner of dancing school. She participated in several seasons of the TV show Dancing Stars, winning it in 2008 with Dorian Steidl.
- Elina Zisi: Miss Greece-Universe (1997).
- Kim Zmeskal in Houston: Texas; US gymnast (Olympics-1992).
- Princess Marie: of Denmark
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- C. W. McCall - Convoy
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Sing A Song
- Paul Anka - Times Of Your Life
- Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Sailor - Glass Of Champagne
- Abba - Mamma Mia
- Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
- In Dulce Jubilo / On Horseback - Mike Oldfield
Make this date unforgettable
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 6 February 1976 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?