Wednesday 9 June 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amisha Patel and Loïc Corbery.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings.
In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Silent Movie, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Jacksons.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barricade or Colossal Cave Adventure.
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- Saint Efrem=Saint Ephraim, deacon, Doctor of the Church
- Blessed Diana d'Andalo
- Saint Pelagia, virgin, martyr [BLS]
- Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr [BLS]
- Blessed Richard, bishop of Andria, Apulia
- Saint Liborius, bishop (of LeMans), confessor [GTZ: LeMans]
- Saint Edmund, bishop of Canturbury, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: England]
- Saint Diomedes
- =? Blessed Columba, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Scotland]
- Saint Columba (called Saint Columcille in Ireland, where he is honoured as one of the islands three patron saints)
- Saint Alexander, martyr [GTZ: Russia]
- Roman Empire paganism - third day of the Vestalia in honor of the goddess Vesta
- Saint Primus and Felicianus, martyrs [common]
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry
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