Wednesday 21 July 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jaime Murray .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Lifeguard, directed by Daniel Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Colossal Cave Adventure.
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Which were the important events of 21 July 1976 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Jaime Murray: English actress, known for playing Stacie Monroe in the BBC series "Hustle" and Lila West in the Showtime series "Dexter.
- Guys & Dolls opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 239 performances
- First outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Philadelphia.
- Christopher Ewart-Biggs British ambassador to the Republic of Ireland is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
- A bomb kills Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to the Irish Republic.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- John Travolta - Let Her In
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