Tuesday 2 March 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lars Bruggemann and JJ Fernandez.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Machine (Part 1) by The Miracles.
In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits.
Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Swiss Account by Leslie Waller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Barricade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 March 1976
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Which were the important events of 2 March 1976 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Lars Bruggemann: hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998).
- JJ Fernandez: Malaysian radio personality.
- Glenn Rubenstein: American writer and journalist.
- Bubbling Brown Sugar opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 766 performances
- Bob Lurie becomes CEO of SF Giants
- Walt Disney World welcomes its 50 millionth guest.
- Vietnam recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- The Maguire Seven are found guilty of possessing explosives and subsequently jailed for 14 years.
- The Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention is formally dissolved in Northern Ireland, resulting in direct rule of Northern Ireland from London via the British Parliament.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Eagles - Take It To The Limit
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- Nazareth - Love Hurts
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Sweet Thing
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Barry White - Let The Music Play
- The Temptations - Keep Holding On
- The Staple Singers - New Orleans
- Joe Simon - I Need You, You Need Me
- Eddie Kendricks - He's A Friend
- The Stairsteps - From Us To You
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?