Sunday 11 April 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Magnoni and Kelvim Escobar.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor.
In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stormskärs Maja.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Night Driver.
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1976 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Anthony Magnoni: French teenager, known as Hades, age 19 when he and three other local teens desecrated the Toulon cemetery.
- Kelvim Escobar: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Coralie Thi: French author and pornographic actress.
- Liam Dunn: Dies at 59.
- 40th Golf Masters Championship: Ray Floyd wins, shooting a 271.
- The Apple I is created.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Aerosmith - Dream On
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Dr. Hook - Only Sixteen
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- David Bowie - Golden Years
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