Monday 27 December 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Annalisa Minetti and Aaron Stanford.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits.
Voyage of the Damned, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, 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 L'opéra sauvage.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1976 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Annalisa Minetti: Italian beauty queen who ran for Miss Italy 1997.
- Aaron Stanford: American actor; the self-described introvert earned kudos for his 2002 role as Sigourney Weaver’s stepson in "Tadpole.
- Nikolaos Georgeas: Greek footballer.
- Piotr Morawski: Polish mountaineer (Born 1976).
- Daimí Pernía: Cuban basketball player and hurdler.
- Albania constitution goes into effect.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
- Stevie Wonder - I Wish
- Brick - Dazz
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
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