Friday 24 September 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stephanie McMahon and Shon McHugh.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry.
In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
In the Realm of the Senses, directed by Nagisa shima, 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 Candy Candy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Starship 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 September 1976 ?
- Stephanie McMahon: American businesswoman, professional wrestling valet, professional wrestler, minority owner, and Chief Brand Officer of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
- Shon McHugh: American homicide; along with two buddies, stabbed to death MIT student from Norway, Yngve Raustein, 21.
- Ian Bohen: TV Actor.
- Carlos Almeida: Angolan basketball player.
- Yakkun Sakurazuka: Japanese voice actress and singer (d. 2013).
- Oh! Calcutta! opens at Edison Theater NYC for 5959 performances
- Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst sentenced to 7 years for her part in a 1974 bank robbery. Released after 22 months by President Carter
- Patricia Hearst is sentenced to 7 years in prison for her role in a 1974 bank robbery (an executive clemency order from U.S. President Jimmy Carter will set her free after only 22 months).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Cliff Richard - Devil Woman
- War - Summer
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
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