Tuesday 27 January 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Ferrier and Rhett Warrener.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Lost Islands.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Outlaw.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 January 1976 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Mike Ferrier: Suriname -- Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam, Salernitana).
- Rhett Warrener: Shaunavon -- NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers).
- Haimish Karrasch: Australian rower (Olympics-1996).
- Ahn Jung-Hwan: Korean football player.
- Clint Ford: American voice actor.
- Zoriah Miller: American photojournalist
- Ahn Jung-hwan: South Korean footballer
- Ruby Lin: Taiwanese actress singer and producer
- Todd MacCulloch: Canadian-American basketball player
- Fred Taylor: American football player
- Michael Winder: American businessman and politician
- Laverne & Shirley spinoff from Happy Days premieres on ABC TV
- Viv Richards scores his first Test century against Australia.
- 9th ABA All-Star Game: Denver 144 beats ABA 138 at Denver, Colorado.
- Morocco-Algeria battles in Westerly Sahara.
- The United States vetoes a United Nations resolution that calls for an independent Palestinian state.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- The O'Jays - I Love Music (Part 1)
- C. W. McCall - Convoy
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Sing A Song
- Paul Anka - Times Of Your Life
- David Ruffin - Walk Away From Love
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Sailor - Glass Of Champagne
- Abba - Mamma Mia
- Laurel & Hardy With The Avalon Boys featuring Chill Wills - The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
- In Dulce Jubilo / On Horseback - Mike Oldfield
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