Wednesday 11 August 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Futureworld, directed by Richard T. Heffron, 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 11 August 1976 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Ivan Cordoba: Colombian footballer.
- Lubomir Visnovsky: Topolcany, Czechoslovakia -- Hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia).
- Jhong Hilario: Movie Actor.
- Tabitha Germain: Voice Actor.
- Will Friedle: American actor.
- Iván Córdoba: Colombian footballer and manager
- Bubba Crosby: American baseball player
- Ben Gibbard: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Death Cab for Cutie The Postal Service and ¡All-Time Quarterback!)
- Tõnis Kalde: Estonian footballer
- Erick Lindgren: American poker player
- Ľubomír Višňovský: Slovak ice hockey player
- Keith Moon, drummer for Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami
- Race riot in Cape Town, South Africa; 17 die
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn The Beat Around
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