Sunday 26 September 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sami Vanska and Michael Ballack.
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 The Amazing Maze Game or Dukedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1976 ?
- Sami Vanska: Finnish bassist (Nightwish).
- Michael Ballack: German pro football (soccer) player for the Bayer Leverkusen club.
- Tyler Denk: American model and reality show contestant.
- Sami Vänskä: Finnish bass player (Nightwish and Nattvindens Gråt).
- Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Carlton Golf
- Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title
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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