Saturday 11 September 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elephant Man and Tomas Enge.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, 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 That's Cat.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Dukedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 September 1976 ?
- Elephant Man: Jamaican musician.
- Tomas Enge: Czech racing driver.
- Flora Redoumi: Greek hurdler.
- Tomáš Enge: Czech race car driver.
- Murali Kartik: Indian cricketer.
- Jan Kunc: Composer, dies at 93.
- 90th US Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats E Goolagong Cawley (63 60) Evonne Goolagong loses her 4th straight US Open Final (Evert wins)
- Dorothy Kathleen Benham (Minn), 20, crowned 49th Miss America 1977
- Minnie Minoso bats for White Sox after a 12-year hiatus (hitless)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- War - Summer
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