Sunday 13 June 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jason 'J' Brown and Kym Marsh.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings.
In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits.
Midway, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Standing Room Only.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fonz or Stunt Cycle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 June 1976 ?
- Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
- Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
- Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- USA ? World Children's Day
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
- Jason 'J' Brown: English Singer.
- Kym Marsh: English singer, actress and T.V.
- : English singer (Five).
- Tygh Runyan: Canadian-American actor and guitarist (The Awkward Stage).
- Don Bolles: US journalist (against Arizona).
- 4th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Donna Caponi
- Bob Marley performs in Amsterdam
- Inge Helten runs female European record 100m (11.04)
- Savage thunderstorms roll through the state of Iowa spawning several tornadoes, including an F-5 tornado that destroys the town of Jordan, Iowa.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- Pratt and McClain - Happy Days
- Henry Gross - Shannon
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- The Rolling Stones - Fool To Cry
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