Friday 15 October 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yoon Son-ha and Minh Tuyet.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees.
In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits.
Car Wash, directed by Michael Schultz, 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 Candy Candy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Sprint 2.
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Which were the important events of 15 October 1976 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Yoon Son-ha: South Korean actress and singer.
- Minh Tuyet: Pop Singer.
- Christian Allen: American video game designer.
- Manuel Dallan: Italian rugby player.
- Carlo Gambino: American organized crime figure (Born 1902).
- 1st debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs. Dole (R)
- First debate of major-ticket Vice President nominees Walter Mondale (Democrat) versus Senator Bob Dole (Republican).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- Orleans - Still The One
- Cliff Richard - Devil Woman
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - She's Gone
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
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