Thursday 9 September 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mattias Ohlund and Juan A Baptista.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vater Seidl und sein Sohn.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 or Fonz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 September 1976 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Mattias Ohlund: NHL goaltender (Vancouver Canucks, Team Sweden 1998).
- Juan A Baptista: Venezuelan actor.
- Emma de Caunes: French film actress.
- Emma De Caunes: French TV host, stage and film actress, daughter of Antoine De Caunes.
- Chace Ambrose: American actor and screenwriter.
- Masaya Matsukaze: Japanese actor and radio host
- Hanno Möttölä: Finnish basketball player
- Joey Newman: American composer and conductor
- Aki Riihilahti: Finnish footballer and coach
- Kristoffer Rygg: Norwegian singer-songwriter and producer (Ulver Borknagar and Head Control System)
- Mao Tse-Tung: Chinese communist party chairman (1949-76), dies at age 82.
- Yehezkel Abramsky: Russian-born rabbi, head of the London Beth Din for 17 years (Born 1886).
- Mao Zedong: Chinese political leader, author and poet who served as the Chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist party, which he helped to establish in 1921.
- Chairman Mao Zedong, of the People's Republic of China, dies.
- Zagreb mid-air collision: A British Airways Trident and a Yugoslav DC-9 collide near Zagreb, Yugoslavia (now Croatia), killing all 176 aboard.
- Osamu Tezuka begins serialising ''MW'', a manga inspired by the 1974 Kakuei Tanaka government scandal.
- Shavarsh Karapetyan saves 20 people from a trolleybus that had fallen into an Erevan reservoir.
- Beginning with the Night of the Pencils, a series of kidnappings and forced disappearances followed by torture, rape, and murder of students under the Argentine dictatorship takes place.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- War - Summer
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