Sunday 20 June 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Juliano Belletti and Jerome Fontamillas.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings.
In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits.
The Omen, directed by Richard Donner, 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 Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Sprint 2.
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Which were the important events of 20 June 1976 ?
- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- Juliano Belletti: Brazilian footballer.
- Jerome Fontamillas: American singer and guitarist (Switchfoot Mortal and Fold Zandura).
- Carlos Lee: Panamanian baseball player.
- Rob Mackowiak: American baseball player and coach.
- Lou Klein: American baseball player coach and manager (d. 1976).
- 76th US Golf Open: Jerry Pate shoots a 277 at Atlanta AC in Duluth, Georgia
- Carl Fugate, Starkwether accomplice, paroled
- Czechoslovakia becomes European soccer champ
- Joanne Carner wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Classic
- River Country opens
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
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