Wednesday 2 June 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Adrian Carlos Olivares and Elly Hutton.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Hangover by Diana Ross.
In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Deep Red, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kapetan Mikula Mali.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Starship 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1976 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Adrian Carlos Olivares: Mexico City, Mexico -- Singer (Menudo-Cannonball).
- Elly Hutton: Australian 100m sprinter (1996 Olympics).
- Josef Marha: Havl-brod, Czechoslovakia -- NHL center (Colorado Avalanche).
- Rachel White: Columbus, Nebraska -- Miss America - Nebraska (1997).
- Queen 'Masenate: Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho.
- Martin Cech: Czech ice hockey player (d. 2007)
- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: Brazilian mixed martial artist
- Earl Boykins: American basketball player
- Martin Čech: Czech ice hockey player (d. 2007)
- Antônio Nogueira: Brazilian mixed martial artist and boxer
- Tim Rice-Oxley: English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Keane and Mt. Desolation)
- 'Masenate : Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho
- A car bomb fatally injures Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry
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