Saturday March 20, 1976
US date format: 3/20/1976, UK date format: 20/3/1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 20, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Chester Bennington and Emma Willis.
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 Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Battle of the Sexes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death Race or Outlaw.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 20, 1976?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
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- Patricia Hearst convicted of armed robbery
- Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 1000 metre (1:15.70).
- Patty Hearst is convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to seven years in prison.
- Patty Hearst is found guilty of armed robbery of a San Francisco bank.
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- Michael Goodliffe: Actor (Gorgon, 7th Dawn, Way Out), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 20, 1976?
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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
- Larry Groce - Junk Food Junkie (Live)
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 20, 1976?
On March 20, 1976 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is March 20, 1976?
On March 20, 1976 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 20, 1976?
On March 20, 1976 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 20, 1976?
On March 20, 1976 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on March 20, 1976?
On March 20, 1976 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 20, 1976?
On March 20, 1976 several famous people were born including, Chester Bennington, Emma Willis, Arno Knapen Dutch soccer player (Holten.
Which famous people died on March 20, 1976?
Famous people died on March 20, 1976 include, Michael Goodliffe.
What was the number one song in March 20, 1976?
The number one song in the week of March 20, 1976 was December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons in US and I Love To Love by Tina Charles in UK.
What were the top hits on March 20, 1976?
The top hits on March 20, 1976 were December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons, All By Myself by Eric Carmen, Dream Weaver by Gary Wright in US and I Love To Love by Tina Charles, Love Really Hurts Without You by Billy Ocean, Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man in UK.