Monday 30 August 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to You Should Be Dancing by Bee Gees.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1976 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Lillo Brancato Jr: American actor.
- Mike Koplove: American baseball player.
- Sarah-Jane Potts: English actress.
- Tom Brokaw becomes news anchor of Today Show
- Turks and Caicos Islands adopts constitution
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- 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
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- George Benson - This Masquerade
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