Friday 9 July 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fred Savage and Dan Estrin.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band.
In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits.
They Came from Within, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Driver or F-1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 July 1976 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
- Palau - Constitution Day.
- Argentina - Independence Day.
- Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
- Fred Savage: American actor famed for the television series "Wonder Years.
- Dan Estrin
- Shelton Benjamin
- Emmanuelle Gagliardi
- Radike Samo: Fijian-Australian rugby player.
- Elliot Cowan
- Jochem Uytdehaage: Dutch speed skater.
- Fred Aaron Savage in Illinois actor (Kevin - Wonder Years: Vice Versa).
- Sinead Dudgeon: Scottish sports champion in the 400m hurdle.
- Thomas Cichon: Polish-German footballer and manager.
- Yekaterina Guseva: Russian actress.
- Revo Jõgisalu: Estonian rapper (Toe Tag) (d. 2011).
- England all out for 71 vs. WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5
- Uganda asks United Nations to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe.
- Houston Astros' Larry Dierker no-hits Montreal Expos, 6-0.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
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