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 Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stormskärs Maja.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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What the sky looked like on 7 April 1976
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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.
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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
Top #10 R&B songs
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- The Blackbyrds - Happy Music
- Eddie Kendricks - He's A Friend
- The O'Jays - Livin' For The Weekend / Stairway To Heaven
- I've Got A Feeling (we'll Be Seeing Each Other Aga - Al Wilson
- Archie Bell & The Drells - Let's Groove (part 1)
- The Tymes - It's Cool
- Ohio Players - Fopp
- David Ruffin - Heavy Love
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?