Tuesday 23 March 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nolan Baumgartner in Calgary and Chris Hoy.
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 Bigfoot Bonkers or Sprint 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 March 1976 ?
- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
- Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
- Saint Ethelwald
- Saint Victorian
- Roman Empire - The fifth and final day of Quinquatria, held in honor of Minerva.
- Nolan Baumgartner in Calgary: Alberta, Canada; NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals).
- Chris Hoy: Olympic and 11- time World Champion track cyclist.
- Elisa Tovati: French singer and actress, formerly TV presenter, born to parents of Russo-Moroccan Jewish origins.
- Michelle Monaghan: American actress.
- Keri Russell: American actress.
- Jayson Blair: American journalist and author
- Smriti Irani: Indian actress producer and politician Indian Minister of Human Resource Development
- Dougie Lampkin: English motorcycle trials rider
- Jeremy Newberry: American football player
- Joel Peralta: Dominican baseball player
- Travis Tomko: American wrestler
- Ricardo Zonta: Brazilian race car driver
- International Bill of Rights goes into effect (35 nations ratifying)
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)
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Rufus - Sweet Thing
- Aerosmith - Dream On
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Bay City Rollers - Money Honey
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