Friday 12 November 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Scott Mark Cameron and Miros?aw Szymkowiak.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits.
The Twelve Tasks of Asterix, directed by Ren Goscinny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Fire And Ice by Andrew Tobias was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Outsiders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Sea Wolf.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Scott Mark Cameron: Dunedin, New Zealand -- 4x200m relay swimmer (1996 Olympics).
- Miros?aw Szymkowiak: Polish footballer.
- Richelle Mead: American writer.
- Tevin Campbell: R&B Singer.
- Judith Holofernes: German singer-songwriter and guitarist (Wir sind Helden).
- Mirosław Szymkowiak: Polish footballer and journalist
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Steve Miller Band - Rock'n Me
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Peter Frampton - Do You Feel Like We Do
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