Tuesday March 02, 1976
US date format: 3/2/1976, UK date format: 2/3/1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 2, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
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.
The Man Who Fell to Earth, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while In The Beginning by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 02, 1976?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
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- 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).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 02, 1976?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 02If March 02, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 6 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?