Sunday 18 April 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melissa Joan Hart in Sayville and Sean Maguire.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor.
In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
Stay Hungry, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Ghosts of Motley Hall.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1976 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Melissa Joan Hart in Sayville: New York; actress (Clarissa, Sabrina).
- Sean Maguire: British young actor who started in the popular children's drama, "Grange Hill" from 1990 for three years.
- Melissa Hart: TV Actress.
- Fayray : Japanese singer-songwriter and actress.
- Gavin Creel: American actor and singer.
- Jo Gibb: Scottish actress and dancer
- Kevin Rankin: American actor
- Justin Ross: American politician
- Staffan Strand: Swedish high jumper
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA Karsten - Ping Golf Open.
- 30th Tony Awards: Travesties and Chorus Line win.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Dr. Hook - Only Sixteen
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
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