Saturday 17 April 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nadine Thomas and Ana Geislerova.
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.
Stay Hungry, directed by Bob Rafelson, 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 Colossal Cave Adventure.
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1976 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Nadine Thomas: Miss Jamaica-Universe (1997).
- Ana Geislerova: Czech actress.
- Maïwenn : French actress and director, daughter of French-Algerian actress Catherine Belkhodja and Patrick Le Besco (Breton of Vietnamese descent), she starred in several films as a child and teenage actress.
- Sizzla : Jamaican rapper.
- Anna Geislerová: Czech actress.
- Monet Mazur: American actress and musician
- Alex Nesic: American actor
- Maurice Wignall: Jamaican hurdler and long jumper
- Jean-Jacques Gailliard: Belgian painter, dies at age 85.
- NL greatest comeback, trailing 12-1 Phils win 18-16 in 10, Mike Schmidt hits 4 consecutive HRs
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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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