Tuesday 21 December 1976
It was Tuesday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 21 December 1976 ?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Mirela Manjani: Greek javelin thrower.
- Mirela Maniani: Albanian-Greek javelin thrower.
- Lukas Rossi: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Rock Star Supernova and Daylight Division).
- 20th Islander shut-out opponent-Billy Smith 3-0 vs. Bruins
- Patricia R Harris is named Secretary of HUD.
- UN General Assembly passes a resolution declaring 1979-Year of Child
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- 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
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Brick - Dazz
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
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