Sunday 8 February 1976
It was Sunday, 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 December '63 by The Four Seasons 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..
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1976 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Holly Manthei: Edina, Minnesota -- Soccer midfielder / forward (1996 Olympics).
- Jim Parque: Norwalk, California -- Baseball pitcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Capone : Rapper.
- Khaled Mashud: Bangladeshi cricketer.
- Adam Piatt: American baseball player.
- Jan Stephens wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Naples Golf Classic.
- Hua Guofeng becomes premier of People's Republic of China.
- Largest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cleveland Cavaliers vs Washington Bullets - 21,130).
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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
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