Wednesday 7 April 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Djamel Bensalah and Kevin Alejandro.
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 Adams Chronicles by Jack Shepherd was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stormskärs Maja.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Heavyweight Champ.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 7 April 1976 ?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Djamel Bensalah
- Kevin Alejandro: American actor and producer.
- Erich Goldmann: Dingolfing in Germany; hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998).
- Martin Buß: German high jumper.
- Jessica Lee: English lawyer and politician.
- Barbara Reams: American actress.
- Mary Margaret McBride: TV hostess (), dies at 76.
- Chinese Politburo fires vice-premier Deng Xiaoping.
- Former British Cabinet Minister John Stonehouse resigns from the Labour Party.
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
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Aerosmith - Dream On
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Dr. Hook - Only Sixteen
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- David Bowie - Golden Years
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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 ?