Thursday 15 July 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Snyder and Shuba Jay.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
The Shootist, directed by Don Siegel, 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 Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Indy 4.
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Which were the important events of 15 July 1976 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Rebecca Snyder: Grand Junction, Colorado -- Air pistol (1996 Olympics).
- Shuba Jay: Malaysian actress and TV presenter.
- Gabriel Iglesias: Comedian.
- Josh Clark: Radio Host.
- Diane Kruger: German actress and former fashion model.
- Paul William Gallico: Writer, dies at 78.
- 36-hr kidnap of 26 school children and their bus driver in California
- Jimmy Carter is nominated for U.S. President at the Democratic National Convention in New York City.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
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