Wednesday 14 April 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Baedon Choppy and Christian Alvestam.
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 Stunt Cycle.
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Which were the important events of 14 April 1976 ?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Baedon Choppy: Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-1996).
- Christian Alvestam: Swedish musician (Scar Symmetry).
- Christian Älvestam: Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Scar Symmetry Miseration and Solution .
- Georgina Chapman: English model actress and fashion designer co-founded Marchesa.
- Anna DeForge: American basketball player.
- Kyle Farnsworth: American baseball player
- Françoise Etone: Cameroonian-French triple jumper
- Jason Wiemer: Kimberley -- NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
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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