Saturday 5 June 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ross Noble and Jack Ross.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Hangover by Diana Ross.
In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The Tenant, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kapetan Mikula Mali.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 June 1976 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Feast of Saint Boniface.
- Seychelles - Liberation Day.
- National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
- World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
- Anniversary of the Signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Inuvaluit Day).
- Ross Noble: English comedian.
- Jack Ross: Scottish footballer.
- Kevin Faulk: American football player known as Kevin to his dad and the public but Troy to his mom.
- Caterina Guzzanti: Italian actress and comedienne, the daughter of writer and politician Paolo and the younger sister of comics Sabina and Corrado Guzzanti.
- Sven Pieters: Dutch field and track champion, the holder of the Belgian record, which he improved at the Atlanta Olympics on 7/02/1996.
- Joe Gatto: Comedian
- Giannis Giannoulis: Canadian basketball player
- Torry Holt: American football player and sportscaster
- Aesop Rock: American rapper and producer (The Weathermen and Hail Mary Mallon)
- Bigfoot by Bro Smith hits #57
- 108th Belmont: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Bold Forbes wins in 2:29
- Teton Dam in Idaho burst causing $1 billion damage (14 die).
- The Teton Dam collapses in southeast Idaho in the U.S., killing 11 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry
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