Tuesday 16 March 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michelle Rae Collie and Abraham Nunez.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons.
In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits.
The Image, directed by Radley Metzger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Izgori, za da svetish.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Dukedom.
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Which were the important events of 16 March 1976 ?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
- Michelle Rae Collie: Miss Universe - Bahamas (1996).
- Abraham Nunez: Dominican baseball player.
- Blu Cantrell: R&B Singer.
- Abraham Núñez: Dominican baseball player.
- Paul Schneider: American actor and director.
- Nick Spano: American actor
- British Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigned, citing personal reasons.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Eagles - Take It To The Limit
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Rufus - Sweet Thing
- Aerosmith - Dream On
- Junk Food Junkie (Live) - Larry Groce
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
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