Tuesday 8 June 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings.
In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The Tenant, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris 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 June 1976 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Lindsey Davenport: American tennis player: WTA Tour.
- Eion Bailey: TV Actor.
- Lindsay Davenport: Palos Verdes, California -- Tennis star (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Trish Goff: American model and actress.
- Kenji Johjima: Japanese baseball player.
- Catherine McKinnell: English lawyer and politician
- Houston Astros draft Floyd Bannister #1
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry
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