Wednesday 23 June 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paola Suarez and Patrick Monahan.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings.
In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits.
The Outlaw Josey Wales, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blockade or Death Race.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 June 1976 ?
- J??i (L?go) - Latvia
- Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
- The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- National holiday - Luxembourg
- Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
- Victory Day - Estonia
- Father's Day - Poland
- Paola Suarez: Pergamino, Argentina -- Tennis star (1995 Futures-Buenos Aires).
- Patrick Monahan: British comedian.
- Patrick Vieira: Former French footballer (defender), he was part of the French squad in the 1998 FIFA World Cup and won the 2000 European Championship as midfield player.
- Mizchif : Zimbabwean-South African rapper (d. 2014).
- Wade Barrett: American soccer player and manager.
- Joe Becker: American guitarist and composer
- Savvas Poursaitidis: Greek-Cypriot footballer and scout
- Aaron Ruell: American actor director and photographer
- Brandon Stokley: American football player
- Paola Suárez: Argentinian tennis player
- Emmanuelle Vaugier: Canadian actress and singer
- CCN Tower in Toronto, tallest free-standing structure (555 m) opens
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
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