Friday 10 December 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shane Byrne .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits.
A Star Is Born, directed by Frank Pierson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Lady of the Camellias.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Dukedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 December 1976 ?
- Shane Byrne: English motorcycle racer.
- Wings release triple album Wings Over America
- The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques.
- Samoa joins the United Nations.
- Denis Healey announces to the British Parliament that he has successfully negotiated a £2.3bn loan from the International Monetary Fund.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. - You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
- Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. - Nadia's Theme (The Young And The Restless)
- Firefall - You Are The Woman
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Nights Are Forever Without You
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