Monday 15 November 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jessica Amey and Virginie Ledoyen.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits.
Rocky, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Outsiders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 November 1976 ?
- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Jessica Amey: Montreal, Quebec -- 100m butterfly / 4 x 100 (1996 Olympics).
- Virginie Ledoyen: French actress of Spanish descent, she chose the name of one of her grandmothers as stage name.
- Sule : Indonesian comedian and actor.
- Brandon DiCamillo: American comedian actor and stuntman.
- Jean Gabin: French actor, distinguished and handsome, internationally known.
- Syrian army conquerors Beirut
- Rene Levesque and the Parti Quebecois take power to become the first Quebec government of the 20th century clearly in favour of independence.
- The first megamouth shark is discovered off Oahu in Hawaii.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Steve Miller Band - Rock'n Me
- Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
- KISS - Beth
- Peter Frampton - Do You Feel Like We Do
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