Friday 3 December 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Byron Kelleher and Richard Cawthorne.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits.
The Little Mermaid, directed by Vladimir Bychkov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Ordinary People by Judith Guest was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Bigfoot Bonkers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 3 December 1976
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 3 December 1976 ?
- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- Byron Kelleher: New Zealand rugby union footballer.
- Richard Cawthorne
- Gary Glover: American baseball player.
- Cornelius Griffin: American football player.
- Mark Boucher: South African cricketer.
- Todd Smith: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dog Fashion Disco Polkadot Cadaver The Alter Boys and Knives Out!).
- Tomotaka Okamoto: Japanese soprano.
- Silvia Fontana: American-Italian figure skater and coach.
- Mary Nash: Actress (Philadelphia Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91.
- Dr Patrick J Hillery elected President of Iraq.
- An assassination attempt is made on Bob Marley. He is shot twice, but plays a concert two days later.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- KISS - Beth
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. - Nadia's Theme (The Young And The Restless)
- Firefall - You Are The Woman
Top #10 R&B songs
- Brick - Dazz
- Rose Royce - Car Wash
- The Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself
- Al Green - Keep Me Cryin'
- The Sylvers - Hot Line
- Barkays - Shake Your Rump To The Funk
- Four Tops - Catfish
- Johnny Bristol - Do It To My Mind
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star
- The Manhattans - I Kinda Miss You
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?