Tuesday 21 September 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Adrian Olivo and Jana Kandarr.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry.
In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, 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 That's Cat.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Quiz Show or Sea Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 September 1976 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Adrian Olivo: Arlington, Virginia -- Canoeist (1996 Olympics).
- Jana Kandarr: Tennis star.
- Poul Hubertz: Danish footballer.
- Jonas Bjerre: Danish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mew and Apparatjik).
- Poul Hübertz: Danish footballer and manager.
- Wings performs in Zagreb Yugoslavia
- Computer Shack is incorporated in the USA, created by William Millard.
- Seychelles joins the United Nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Cliff Richard - Devil Woman
- War - Summer
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
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