Monday December 06, 1976
US date format: 12/6/1976, UK date format: 6/12/1976
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It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 6, 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 Estelle Denis and Lindsay Price.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits.
The Eagle Has Landed, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sprint 2 or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 06, 1976?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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- War criminal Pieter Menten arrested in Zurich, Switzerland.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 06, 1976?
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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
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- 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
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Nights Are Forever Without You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on December 06, 1976
- Cincinnati Bengals - Oakland Raiders : 20 - 35
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