Saturday 24 July 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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.
Squirm, directed by Jeff Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 July 1976 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Anita Nall: United States -- Breaststroke swimmer (1992 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Chris[tian] Patrick Raymond Ahrens: Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin -- Rower (1996 Olympics).
- Scott Logan: Brisbane, Queensland -- Swimmer (1996 Olympics).
- Rafer Alston: American basketball player.
- Nate Bump: American baseball player.
- Tiago Monteiro: Portuguese race car driver and manager
- John Naber is 1st to swin 200m backstroke under 2 minutes
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- John Travolta - Let Her In
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