Tuesday November 23, 1976
US date format: 11/23/1976, UK date format: 23/11/1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 23, 1976). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Joe Sumner and Page Kennedy.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart.
In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits.
Bound for Glory, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 or Breakout.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 23, 1976?
- Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
- Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
- Georgia - St George's Day
- R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
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- Apneist Jacques Mayol is the first man to reach a depth of 100 m undersea without breathing equipment.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 23, 1976?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)
- Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Captain and Tennille - Muskrat Love
- Spinners - The Rubberband Man
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Commodores - Just To Be Close To You
- KISS - Beth
- Boston - More Than A Feeling
- Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin, Jr. - Nadia's Theme (The Young And The Restless)
Top #5 songs in the UK
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?