Saturday 18 December 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1976 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Koyuki : Japanese actress and model.
- Véronic DiCaire: Canadian imitator, impersonator, formerly singer of the band "Sens Unique", well-known for imitating Céline Dion, Edith Piaf, Adèle, and her favourite one: Vanessa Paradis.
- A Star is Born, with Barbra Striesand, premieres
- Wonder Woman debuts on ABC
- Soviet dissident Viktor Bukovski exchanged for Chile CP-leader Corvalan.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- 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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