Thursday 22 July 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cindy Stollenberg and Kokia .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Lifeguard, directed by Daniel Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1976 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Cindy Stollenberg: Belgian gymnast, placed 31st in her event at the Atlanta Olympics 1996.
- Kokia : Japanese singer-songwriter and producer.
- Nino Alejandro: Filipino singer-songwriter and actor.
- Janek Tombak: Estonian cyclist.
- Let My People Come opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
- Japan completes its last reparation to the Philippines for war crimes committed during the imperial Japan's conquest of the country in the Second World War
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- John Travolta - Let Her In
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