Saturday 28 August 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Thomas De Bergeyck and Acel Bisa.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Burnt Offerings, directed by Dan Curtis, 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 Vater Seidl und sein Sohn.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Race or Outlaw.
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1976 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Thomas De Bergeyck: Belgian journalist, a count himself, he is specialized in the news coverage of royalty.
- Acel Bisa: Filipino singer-songwriter (Moonstar88).
- Federico Magallanes: Uruguayan footballer.
- Anissa Jones: American actress (Born 1958).
- New York Cosmos beat Seattle Sounders 2-1 for NASL cup.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- George Benson - This Masquerade
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