Saturday 20 March 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arno Knapen Dutch soccer player (Holten and Chester Bennington.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons.
In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits.
The Image, directed by Radley Metzger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Izgori, za da svetish.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Night Driver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1976 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Arno Knapen Dutch soccer player (Holten: FC Twente).
- Chester Bennington: American musician (Linkin Park).
- Emma Willis: TV Actress.
- Michael Goodliffe: Actor (Gorgon, 7th Dawn, Way Out), dies at 61.
- Patricia Hearst convicted of armed robbery
- Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 1000 metre (1:15.70).
- Patty Hearst is convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to seven years in prison.
- Patty Hearst is found guilty of armed robbery of a San Francisco bank.
- Argentina military forces depose president Isabel Peron.
- A general strike takes place in the People's Republic of Congo.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Eagles - Take It To The Limit
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Rufus - Sweet Thing
- Aerosmith - Dream On
- Junk Food Junkie (Live) - Larry Groce
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
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