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Sunday April 4, 1976

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 4, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simran and Emerson (footballer). 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 The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Starship 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 April 1976

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The River Niger

Directed by: Krishna Shah

Starring: Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones, Louis Gossett Jr., Glynn Turman

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All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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The Bad News Bears

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Country: United States

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Sparkle

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Starring: Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith

Country: United States

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Caddie

Directed by: Donald Crombie

Starring: Helen Morse, Takis Emmanuel, Jack Thompson, Jacki Weaver

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: Valerie Faris

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Freiwillige Feuerwehr

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Chôdenji robo Kon-Batorâ bui

Break the Bank

John Macnab

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 April 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
  • Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
  • Lesotho - Heroes' Day
  • Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 04 April
Famous Deaths:
  • Harry Nyquist: Swedish contributor to information theory (Born 1889).
Facts:
  • 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin.
  • Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 04, 1976 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1976 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
  2. Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
  3. Lonely Night (Angel Face) - Captain and Tennille
  4. Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
  5. Rufus - Sweet Thing
  6. Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
  7. Aerosmith - Dream On
  8. December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) - The Four Seasons
  9. Money Honey - Bay City Rollers
  10. David Bowie - Golden Years
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
  2. Eddie Kendricks - He's A Friend
  3. Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
  4. The Blackbyrds - Happy Music
  5. Bobby Womack - Daylight
  6. The Staple Singers - New Orleans
  7. Let's Groove (part 1) - Archie Bell & The Drells
  8. I've Got A Feeling (we'll Be Seeing Each Other Aga - Al Wilson
  9. Livin' For The Weekend / Stairway To Heaven - The O'Jays
  10. Fopp - Ohio Players
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Tina Charles - I Love To Love
  2. Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts Without You
  3. Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me
  4. Convoy - CW McCall
  5. December '63 - The Four Seasons

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, ...

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Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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In The Beginning

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

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Spandau

By: Albert Speer

This is one of the most amazing books every written. After being convicted in the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, the prisoners were not allowed to have writing paper, were not allowed

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blockade

Blockade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Stunt Cycle

Stunt Cycle

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Simulation

Heavyweight Champ

Heavyweight Champ

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports Fighting

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Breakout

Breakout

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.


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