Saturday 25 September 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chauncey Billups and Charlotte Ayanna.
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.
Ossessione, directed by Luchino Visconti, 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 Barricade or Sea Wolf.
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- Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
- Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
- French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Chauncey Billups: American basketball player, a guard for the Boston Celtics.
- Charlotte Ayanna: American actress.
- Santigold : American singer-songwriter and producer (Stiffed).
- Eric Roberson: American singer-songwriter and producer.
- Chiara Siracusa: Maltese singer.
- Porgy & Bess opens at Uris Theater NYC for 122 performances
- The Irish rock band U2 is formed after drummer Larry Mullen Jr. posts a note seeking members for a band on the notice board of his Dublin school.
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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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