Sunday 18 January 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Write The Songs by Barry Manilow.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
while Curtain by Agatha Christie 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 18 January 1976 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Laurence Courtois in Kortrijk: Belgium; tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta).
- Vincent Polvliet: soccer player (FC Utrecht).
- Subhrajit Mitra: Indian filmmaker.
- Laurence Courtois: Belgian tennis player.
- Damien Leith: Irish-born Australian singer, winner of Australian Idol 2006.
- Sonia Dresdel: Actor (Fallen Idol, Secret Tent), dies at 67.
- Super Bowl X: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Dallas Cowboys, 21-17 in Miami, Florida; Most Valuable Player: Lynn Swann, Wide Receiver.
- Lebanese Christian militias overrun Karantina, Beirut, killing at least 1,000.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- Diana Ross - Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)
- C. W. McCall - Convoy
- Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- The O'Jays - I Love Music (Part 1)
- Sweet - Fox On The Run
- Paul Anka - Times Of Your Life
- David Ruffin - Walk Away From Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Sailor - Glass Of Champagne
- Abba - Mamma Mia
- Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
- In Dulce Jubilo / On Horseback - Mike Oldfield
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