Friday 9 January 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Safe and Radek Bonk in Koprivnice.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Convoy by C. W. McCall.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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 A fondo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1976 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Amy Safe: Australian rower (1996 Olympics).
- Radek Bonk in Koprivnice: Czechoslovakia; NHL center (Ottawa Senators, Team Czechoslovakia).
- Radek Bonk: Czech ice hockey player.
- Simon Gosejohann: German actor and screenwriter.
- Todd Grisham: American professional wrestling interviewer.
- Ringo releases Oh My My in the UK
- Bryan Trottier faila in fourth New York Islanders' penalty shot.
- CW McCall CB song "Convoy" hit #1 on the country music charts.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- C. W. McCall - Convoy
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Diana Ross - Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- Bay City Rollers - Saturday Night
- Sweet - Fox On The Run
- The O'Jays - I Love Music (Part 1)
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
- Paul Anka - Times Of Your Life
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