Saturday 4 December 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joshua Waitzkin and Adlène Hicheur.
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 Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Outsiders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 4 or Outlaw.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 4 December 1976 ?
- Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
- R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
- Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
- International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
- Navy Day in India
- Joshua Waitzkin
- Adlène Hicheur
- Henda Ayari
- Kristina Groves: Canadian speed skater.
- John Lee: Chicago, Illinois -- Dance skater (with Julia Bikbova).
- John Lee in Chicago: Illinois; dance skater (and Julia Bikbova).
- Amie Comeaux: American country music singer (Born 1976).
- Benjamin Britten: British foremost composer who helped revive interest in opera through his "Peter Grimes," 1945 and other works, including compositions for motion pictures.
- Tommy Bolin: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Deep Purple Zephyr and James Gang) (d. 1976).
- W F McCoy: Northern Irish politician (Born 1886).
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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Sport Games on 4 December 1976
- Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 0 - 59
- Baltimore Colts - St. Louis Cardinals : 17 - 24
Make this date unforgettable
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?