Saturday 17 April 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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)
- 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
- Ana Geislerova: Czech actress
- Nadine Thomas: Miss Jamaica-Universe (1997).
- 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
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Dr. Hook - Only Sixteen
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
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