Thursday 12 February 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1976 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Christopher Pettiet in Los Angeles: California; actor (Young Riders).
- Silvia Saint: Czech pornographic actress.
- Colin Norris: Scottish serial killer and former nurse from the Milton area in Glasgow who was convicted of murdering four elderly patients in a hospital in Leeds, England, in 2002.
- Aaron Sanchez: Chef.
- Christian Cullen: New Zealand rugby union footballer.
- Sal Mineo, actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), stabbed at age 37.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
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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