Wednesday 11 February 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brice Beckham in Long Beach and Jorge Luis.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon.
In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits.
Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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 The Lost Islands.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Sprint 2.
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1976 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Brice Beckham in Long Beach: California; actor (Wesley - Mr Belvedere).
- Jorge Luis: Brazilian footballer.
- Andre Wickstrom: Finland-Swedish comedian and actor.
- Tony Battie: American basketball player, a center with the Boston Celtics.
- Brice Beckham: American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Peter Hayes: American singer and guitarist (Black Rebel Motorcycle Club)
- Jorge Dias: Brazilian footballer
- Jao Mapa: Filipino actor and painter
- André Wickström: Finnish-Swedish comedian and actor
- Clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as 1st black secretary of Army
- Clifford Alexander Jr. is confirmed as the first African-American Secretary of the United States Army.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Sing A Song
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
- Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman
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