Saturday 14 August 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Caren Lyn Tackett and Steve Braun.
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 Agent In Place by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hitler's Germany.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Race or Starship 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Caren Lyn Tackett
- Steve Braun: Canadian actor.
- Maya Nasri: Lebanese actress and singer.
- Caren Tackett: American actress, voice actress, singer, and writer who works on Broadway and on the properties of 4Kids Entertainment.
- Alex Albrecht: American television host actor and producer.
- Fabrizio Donato: Italian triple jumper.
- 10,000 Northern Ireland women demonstrate for peace in Belfast
- The Senegalese political party PAI-Renovation is legally recognized. PAI-Renovation thus becomes the third legal party in the country.
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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