Monday 19 April 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wyatt Cenac and Vanessa Guzman.
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 Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer 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 F-1 or Indy 4.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Wyatt Cenac
- Vanessa Guzman: Miss Universe - Mexico (1996).
- Aaron Smith: Football Player.
- Ruud Jolie: Dutch guitarist (Within Temptation and Maiden uniteD).
- Scott Padgett: American basketball player coach and radio host.
- Kim Young-oh: South Korean author and illustrator.
- 80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Washington DC in 2:20:19.
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
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Dr. Hook - Only Sixteen
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
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