Tuesday 13 April 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patrik Elias and Jonathan Brandis in Danbury.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor.
In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 90 Minutes Live.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
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Which were the important events of 13 April 1976 ?
- Patrik Elias: Czech ice hockey player.
- Jonathan Brandis in Danbury: Connecticut; actor (Lucas Wolenczak - seaQuest DSV, Never Ending Story II).
- Yu Ji-tae: South Korean actor.
- Jonathan Brandis: American actor and director.
- Glenn Howerton: American actor.
- Dan Campbell: Football Player
- Valentina Cervi: Italian actress
- Patrik Eliáš: Czech-American ice hockey player
- Yoo Ji-tae: South Korean actor and director
- $2 bill re-introduced as US currency
- 1st NBA playoff game for Cleveland Cavliers, they lose 100-95 to Washington
- Federal Reserve begins issuing $2 bicentennial notes
- The US Treasury releases 225 million Series 1976 $2 Federal Reserve notes commemorating the Bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence.
- The United States Treasury Department reintroduced the two-dollar bill as a Federal Reserve Note on Thomas Jefferson's 233rd birthday as part of the United States Bicentennial celebration.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Dr. Hook - Only Sixteen
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
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