Tuesday 17 August 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Futureworld, directed by Richard T. Heffron, 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 August 1976 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Eric Boulton: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Scott Halberstadt: American actor.
- Geertjan Lassche: Dutch journalist and director.
- Serhiy Zakarlyuka: Ukrainian footballer and manager (d. 2014).
- Salvatore Sicari: American homicide accomplice who, with his pal Charles Jaynes, kidnapped Jeffrey Curley on 10/01/1997, approximately 3:30 PM, Cambridge, MA.
- An earthquake and tidal wave in the Philippines kills up to 8,000
- Big win for WI at The Oval Michael Holding 14-149 for match
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn The Beat Around
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