Saturday 12 June 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings.
In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Midway, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 June 1976 ?
- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
- Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
- United Kingdom ? Trooping the Colour (Military celebration of the monarch's official birthday held in London on the second Saturday of June)
- Brazil ? Dia dos Namorados (Lover's Day; similar to St. Valentine's)
- World Day Against Child Labor
- Saints Basilides, Quirinus, Nabor and Nazarius (and Celsus), martyrs
- Saint Pharaildis, virgin [GTZ: Artois]
- Blessed Eskill, bishop, martyr [ GTZ: Scandinavia]
- Saint Ursinus, bishop of Bourges, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: Rouen]
- Saint Leo III died 816
- Saint Odulf of Oirschot died 865
- Blessed Guido (died 1250)
- Saints Nabor and Nazarius, martyrs [GTZ: St. Avold]
- Blessed Onuphrius, monk
- Saint Rufus, bishop, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Cunera [HCC]
- Antawn Jamison: American basketball player and sportscaster.
- Thomas Sørensen: Danish footballer.
- Kristin Alicia Beall Ludecke: Eustis, Florida -- Miss America - Florida (1996).
- Thomas S?rensen: Danish footballer.
- Yes, Yes, Yes by Bill Cosby hits #46
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry
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