Friday 13 February 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Martin Sastre and Feist .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon.
In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits.
Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Lost Islands.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Stunt Cycle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 February 1976 ?
- Martin Sastre: Uruguayan artist.
- Feist : Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (By Divine Right and Broken Social Scene).
- Jörg Bergmeister: Jörg Bergmeister German race car driver.
- Dave Padden: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Annihilator and Terror Syndrome).
- Martín Sastre: Uruguayan director and screenwriter.
- Peter Casserly of New Zealand hand-sheers record 353 lambs in 9 holes.
- Dorothy Hamill wins Olympics figure-skating gold, Innsbruck, Austria.
- Lily Pons, French/US soprano/opera diva (Metropolitan Opera), dies at age 71.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Sing A Song
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
- Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman
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