Friday 9 July 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band.
In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits.
They Came from Within, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 9 July 1976 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
- Palau - Constitution Day.
- Argentina - Independence Day.
- Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
- Sinead Dudgeon: Scottish sports champion in the 400m hurdle.
- Thomas Cichon: Polish-German footballer and manager.
- Yekaterina Guseva: Russian actress.
- Revo Jõgisalu: Estonian rapper (Toe Tag) (d. 2011).
- Radike Samo: Fijian-Australian rugby player.
- Jochem Uytdehaage: Dutch speed skater
- Fred Aaron Savage in Illinois actor (Kevin - Wonder Years: Vice Versa).
- Fred Savage: American actor famed for the television series "Wonder Years." Savage later did other TV sitcoms, including a late '90s series entitled "Working."
- England all out for 71 vs. WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5
- Uganda asks United Nations to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe.
- Houston Astros' Larry Dierker no-hits Montreal Expos, 6-0.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
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