Friday 20 August 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nicole Curtis and Chris Drury.
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.
Burnt Offerings, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hitler's Germany.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Quiz Show.
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1976 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Nicole Curtis: TV Show Host.
- Chris Drury: American ice hockey player.
- Cornel Frăsineanu: Romanian footballer.
- Tony Grant: Irish footballer.
- Randeep Hooda: Indian actor.
- Gene Kingsale: Aruban-Dutch baseball player
- Kristen Miller: American actress producer and screenwriter
- Marcel Podszus: German footballer
- Fabio Ulloa: Honduran footballer
- Phyllis Konstam: Actress (Murder, Skin Game), dies at 69.
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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
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn The Beat Around
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