Sunday 4 April 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. 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.
Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stormskärs Maja.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Colossal Cave Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Emerson (footballer)
- James Roday: American actor.
- Emerson: Brazilian footballer.
- Sébastien Enjolras: French race car driver (d. 1997).
- Emerson da Rosa: Brazilian footballer.
- Bearwin Meily: Filipino actor.
- Alicia Silverstone in San Francisco: California; actress (Clueless).
- Sebastien Enjolras: French racing driver (d. 1997).
- Harry Nyquist: Swedish contributor to information theory (Born 1889).
- 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin.
- Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1976 ?
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
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