Friday 17 December 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Zsanett Egerhazi and Patrick Muller.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits.
Voyage of the Damned, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, 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 Lady of the Camellias.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1976 ?
- Zsanett Egerhazi: Hungarian-born porn actress.
- Patrick Muller: Swiss footballer.
- Eric Bedard: Canadian speed skater.
- Éric Bédard: Canadian speed skater and coach.
- Nir Davidovich: Israeli footballer and manager.
- Patrick Müller: Swiss footballer
- Andrew Simpson: English sailor (d. 2013)
- Takeo Spikes: American football player and sportscaster
- Edward Aguilera: Spanish singer
- Superstation WTBS in Atlanta goes national.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
- Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. - Nadia's Theme (The Young And The Restless)
- Firefall - You Are The Woman
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Nights Are Forever Without You
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