Saturday 10 July 1976
It was Saturday, 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 10 July 1976 ?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Edmílson : Brazilian footballer.
- Brendon Lade: Australian footballer and coach.
- Lars Ricken: German footballer.
- Elijah Allman: American noted family, the son of Cher and Gregg Allman from their two-year marriage.
- Elijah Blue Allman: American musician (Deadsy).
- Edmilson Gomes: Brazilian footballer
- Adrian Grenier: American actor
- Ludovic Giuly: French footballer, currently playing for Monts d'Or Azergues Foot in the Championnat de France amateur as a attacking midfielder and could also play as a winger. He represented France at international level, gaining 17 caps over a five-year period, and was a member of their 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup-winning squad.
- 105th British Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Royal Birkdale
- Chemical factory in Milan explodes (dioxane cloud)
- One American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.
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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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