Tuesday 27 July 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mwadi Mabika and Seamus Dever.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Obsession, directed by Brian De Palma, 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 Bluey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 July 1976 ?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
- Mwadi Mabika: WNBA guard / forward (LA Sparks).
- Seamus Dever: TV Actor.
- Demis Hassabis: English computer scientist and academic.
- Scott Mason: Australian cricketer (d. 2005).
- 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese
- Japanese ex-premier Tanaka arrested (Lockheed Affair)
- Ray Brennan becomes first to die of "Legionnaire's Disease".
- Former Japanese prime minister Kakuei Tanaka is arrested on suspicion of violating foreign exchange and foreign trade laws in connection with the Lockheed bribery scandals.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Wings - Let 'Em In
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