Sunday 3 October 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kirsi Haenninen and Nate Johnson.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry.
In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Candy Candy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1976 ?
- Kirsi Haenninen: Ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics - 1998).
- Nate Johnson: Seattle, Washington -- Canoeist (1996 Olympics).
- Seann William Scott: American actor.
- Herman Li: British musician (DragonForce).
- Seann Scott: Movie Actor.
- Hank Aaron singles in his last at bat and drives in his 2,297th run
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Cliff Richard - Devil Woman
- War - Summer
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Orleans - Still The One
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Sport Games on 3 October 1976
- Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 45 - 24
- Dallas Cowboys - Seattle Seahawks : 28 - 13
- Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 14 - 24
- Houston Oilers - New Orleans Saints : 31 - 26
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