Tuesday October 05, 1976
US date format: 10/5/1976, UK date format: 5/10/1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Sublet and Song Seung-heon.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy.
In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits.
The Inheritance, directed by Mauro Bolognini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stay Tuned.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or The Amazing Maze Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 05, 1976?
- Seattle and Toronto picks 30 unprotected players on other AL rosters Ruppert Jones (Seattle) and Bob Bailor (Toronto) are picked 1st
- Barbara Nichols: Actress (Pajama Game, Loved One), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 05, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Cliff Richard - Devil Woman
- Orleans - Still The One
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - She's Gone
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
- Tyrone Davis - Give It Up (turn It Loose)
- KC And The Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- The O'Jays - Message In Our Music
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- The Brothers Johnson - Get The Funk Out Ma Face
- Norman Connors - You Are My Starship
- Curtis Mayfield - Only You Babe
- The Isley Brothers - Harvest For The World
- The Spinners - The Rubberband Man
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