Sunday 22 August 1976
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Laurent Hernu and Valérie Rouzeau.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Gator, directed by Burt Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hitler's Germany.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sprint 2 or Heavyweight Champ.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Laurent Hernu: French decathlete.
- Valérie Rouzeau
- Randy Wolf: American baseball player.
- Tina Hebbelinck: Belgian model, worked later as teacher.
- Julie Prive: American lottery winner whose winnings were controversial and ended up in a lawsuit.
- Marius Bezykornovas: Lithuanian footballer.
- Bryn Davies: American bassist cellist and pianist.
- Jim Weaver: Northridge, California -- Baseball pitcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Lia Victoria Borrero: Miss Panama Universe (1997).
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
- Wings - Let 'Em In
- Lou Rawls - You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - I'd Really Love To See You Tonight
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn The Beat Around
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