Sunday 25 April 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gilberto and Richard Baldwin.
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 Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Breakout.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1976 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Gilberto: Brazilian footballer.
- Richard Baldwin: American homicide, age 16 when he beat his girlfriend to death with a baseball bat, c. 5:30 PM, 11/18/1992, Groveland, MA.
- Tim Duncan: American basketball player: center, Spurs.
- Kim Jong-kook: Pop Singer.
- Gilberto da Silva Melo: Brazilian footballer.
- Cub centerfielder Rick Monday rescues US flag from 2 fans trying to set it on fire
- Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country.
- Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic.
- Portugal adopts constitution.
- India all out for 97 versus West Indies.
- Portugal's new constitution is enacted.
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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