Saturday 23 October 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ryan Reynolds and Cat Deeley.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago.
In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits.
Car Wash, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Wednesday The Rabbi Got Wet by Harry Kemelman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Candy Candy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dukedom or Quiz Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 23 October 1976 ?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Ryan Reynolds: Canadian-American actor, best known for his role in the television sitcom "Two Guys, A Girl, and a Pizza Place.
- Cat Deeley: English model and television personality.
- Jon Huertas
- Julie Howard: Brantford, Ontario -- 100m / 200m backstroker (1992, 96 Olympics - 27th Place).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
- Rick Dees - Disco Duck (Part 1)
- Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
- Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
- Orleans - Still The One
- Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - She's Gone
- Bee Gees - Love So Right
- Steve Miller Band - Rock'n Me
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Sport Games on 23 October 1976
- Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 15
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?