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 Mark Boucher and Silvia Fontana.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits.
Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy, directed by Bud Townsend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Dolores by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Outsiders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Night Driver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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
- Mark Boucher: South African cricketer.
- Silvia Fontana: American-Italian figure skater and coach.
- Gary Glover: American baseball player.
- Cornelius Griffin: American football player.
- Byron Kelleher: New Zealand rugby union footballer.
- Tomotaka Okamoto: Japanese soprano
- Todd Smith: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dog Fashion Disco Polkadot Cadaver The Alter Boys and Knives Out!)
- 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.
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
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