Wednesday 11 August 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Semir Zuzo and Ben Gibbard.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Futureworld, directed by Richard T. Heffron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The West End Horror by Nicholas Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hitler's Germany.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Sprint 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Semir Zuzo
- Ben Gibbard: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Death Cab for Cutie The Postal Service and ¡All-Time Quarterback!).
- Tinsley Mortimer
- Will Friedle: American actor.
- Tabitha Germain: Voice Actor.
- Iván Córdoba: Colombian footballer and manager.
- Bubba Crosby: American baseball player.
- Tõnis Kalde: Estonian footballer.
- Erick Lindgren: American poker player.
- Ľubomír Višňovský: Slovak ice hockey player.
- Lubomir Visnovsky: Topolcany, Czechoslovakia -- Hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia).
- Ivan Cordoba: Colombian footballer.
- Jhong Hilario: Movie Actor.
- Keith Moon, drummer for Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami
- Race riot in Cape Town, South Africa; 17 die
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn The Beat Around
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