Thursday 12 August 1976
It was Thursday, 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 12 August 1976 ?
- Pedro Collins: Barbadian cricketer.
- Mikko Lindström: Finnish guitarist (HIM and WhoCares).
- Brad Lukowich: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Henry Tuilagi: Samoan rugby union footballer.
- Antoine Walker: NBA forward (Boston Celtics).
- Mikko Lindstrom: Finnish guitarist (HIM)
- Wednesday 13: American vocalist (, Murderdolls)
- Richard McCourt: English children's television presenter
- Thomas Edward Driberg: 1st Baron Bradwell, journalist.
- 1st approach and lands test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise
- First approach and lands test (ALT) of NASA space shuttle orbiter Enterprise.
- Between 1,000 and 3,500 Palestinians are killed in the Tel al-Zaatar massacre, one of the bloodiest events of the Lebanese Civil War
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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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