Thursday 29 July 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Seltzer .
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 Grlom u jagode.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Colossal Cave Adventure.
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Which were the important events of 29 July 1976 ?
- Robert Seltzer: American chess prodigy who began beating his dad at chess by the time he was eight.
- Mickey Cohen: American gangster who was an elusive member of the rackets and a henchman for Bugsy Siegel, who was head of the California gambling rackets.
- In New York City, David Berkowitz (aka the ''Son of Sam'') kills one person and seriously wounds another in the first of a series of attacks.
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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