Saturday April 03, 1976
US date format: 4/3/1976, UK date format: 3/4/1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 3, 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 Nicolas Escudé and Will Mellor.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor.
In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits.
The River Niger, directed by Krishna Shah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 03, 1976?
- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Philadelphia Flyers win record-tying 20th straight NHL home game.
- The Eurovision Song Contest 1976 is won by Brotherhood of Man, representing the United Kingdom, with their song ''Save Your Kisses for Me''.
- James Callaghan becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- Tiananmen Incident: Large crowds lay wreaths at Beijing's ''Monument of the Martyrs'' to commemorate the death of Premier Zhou Enlai. Poems against the Gang of Four are also displayed, provoking a police crackdown.
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- Maurice Johnstone: Composer, dies at 75.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 03, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Rufus - Sweet Thing
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Aerosmith - Dream On
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Bay City Rollers - Money Honey
- David Bowie - Golden Years
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Eddie Kendricks - He's A Friend
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- The Blackbyrds - Happy Music
- Bobby Womack - Daylight
- The Staple Singers - New Orleans
- Archie Bell & The Drells - Let's Groove (part 1)
- Al Wilson - I've Got A Feeling (we'll Be Seeing Each Other Aga
- The O'Jays - Livin' For The Weekend / Stairway To Heaven
- Ohio Players - Fopp
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 03If April 03, 1976 is your birthday you're 44 years, 5 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 13 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?