Saturday 24 January 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Laure Belleville and Shae-Lynn Bourne in Chatham.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To) by Diana Ross.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Live from Lincoln Center.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1976 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Laure Belleville: Miss Universe - France (1996).
- Shae-Lynn Bourne in Chatham: Ontario, Canada; ice dancer (Bourne and Kraatz - 1995 World Champions-4th).
- Shae-Lynn Bourne: Canadian pro pairs figure skater, the partner of Victor Kraatz.
- Roman Hadrian: Roman Emperor from 117 to 138.
- Cindy Pieters: Belgian cyclist.
- Cleveland Cavaliers' biggest margin victory-43 points (beat Milwaukee Bucks 132-89).
- George Foreman knocks out Ron Lyle in 5th round of a real slugfest.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
- The O'Jays - I Love Music (Part 1)
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- C. W. McCall - Convoy
- Paul Anka - Times Of Your Life
- David Ruffin - Walk Away From Love
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Sing A Song
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Sailor - Glass Of Champagne
- Abba - Mamma Mia
- Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
- In Dulce Jubilo / On Horseback - Mike Oldfield
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