Saturday 24 April 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sonya Jeyaseelan New Westminster and Steve Finnan.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor.
In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
Watch Out, We're Mad, directed by Marcello Fondato, 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 The Ghosts of Motley Hall.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Sea Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1976 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Sonya Jeyaseelan New Westminster: British Columbia, Canada; tennis star (1995 Futures Florida).
- Steve Finnan: Irish footballer.
- Frédéric Niemeyer: Canadian tennis player and coach.
- Mark Tobey: US abstract painter, (Broadway Norm), dies at age 85.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Dr. Hook - Only Sixteen
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
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