Tuesday 24 February 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marco Campos and Matt Skiba.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Theme From S.W.A.T. by Rhythm Heritage.
In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits.
Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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 Salas u Malom Ritu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Starship 1.
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1976 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Marco Campos: Brazilian racing driver (d. 1995).
- Matt Skiba: American musician (Alkaline Trio, Heavens).
- Zach Johnson: American golfer.
- Crista Flanagan: American actress and screenwriter.
- Eric Griffin: American guitarist (Murderdolls and Wednesday 13).
- Bradley McGee: Australian cyclist and coach
- Cuba adopts its constitution.
- Leonid Brezhnev opens 25th congress of CPSU.
- Cuba: national Constitution is proclaimed.
- Cuba's current constitution is enacted.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Eagles - Take It To The Limit
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Nazareth - Love Hurts
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