Friday 30 January 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Florian Keller in Munchen and Eefje Lambrecks.
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 Datsun 280 ZZZAP or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 January 1976 ?
- Florian Keller in Munchen: Germany; hockey player (Team Germany, Rosenheim).
- Eefje Lambrecks: French homicide victim of Marc Dutroux.
- Andy Milonakis: American comedian.
- 1st-class debut of Dav Whatmore, in Johannesburg
- George Bush becomes 11th director of US Central Intelligence Agency (until 1977).
- ''Live from Lincoln Center'' debuts on PBS.
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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