Thursday 15 April 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Toya Bush-Harris and Jason Bonsignore.
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 Colossal Cave Adventure or Death Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 April 1976 ?
- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
- Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
- Arirang Festival is held in North Korea to commemorate Kim Il-sung's birth.
- Saint Hunna.
- Saint Basilissa
- Blessed Waltman of Antwerp
- Ancient Latvia ? Tipsa Diena was observed.
- Roman Empire ? the Fordicia was celebrated in honor of Terra.
- Toya Bush-Harris: Reality Star.
- Jason Bonsignore: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Darius Regelskis: Lithuanian footballer.
- Kęstutis Šeštokas: Lithuanian basketball player.
- Susan Ward: American actress.
- Steve Williams: English rower
- Gerald Smith: American clergyman and political organizer, who became a leader of the Share Our Wealth movement during the Great Depression and later the Christian Nationalist Crusade.
- Yankee Stadium reopens, New York Yankees beat Minnesota Twins after trailing 4-0.
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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