Monday 18 October 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lorène Cazals and Zhou Xun.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago.
In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits.
Car Wash, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Wednesday The Rabbi Got Wet by Harry Kemelman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Candy Candy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Stunt Cycle.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:18 October
- Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana: Telugu writer (Born 1895).
- Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to William N Lipscomb Jr
- Ford officially launches volume production of Fiesta car at its Valencia plant.
- The Copyright Act of 1976 extends copyright duration for an additional 20 years in the United States.
- The Battle of Aishiya is fought in Lebanon.
- The Chimpanzee (''Pan troglodytes'') is placed on the list of endangered species.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Orleans - Still The One
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - She's Gone
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Steve Miller Band - Rock'n Me
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Sport Games on 18 October 1976
- New York Jets - New England Patriots : 7 - 41
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