Friday 25 June 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marina Alofagia McCartney and Jose Cancela.
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.
To the Devil a Daughter, directed by Peter Sykes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Datsun 280 ZZZAP or Outlaw.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 June 1976 ?
- Marina Alofagia McCartney: Miss New Zealand Universe (1997).
- Jose Cancela: Uruguayan footballer.
- Matthew Axelson: War Hero.
- José Cancela: Uruguayan footballer.
- Iestyn Harris: Welsh rugby player and coach.
- Carlos Nieto: Argentine-born Italian rugby player
- Johnny Mercer: American singer-songwriter and producer co-founded Capitol Records (d. 1976).
- Ranger Toby Harrah is only shortstop not to handle a fielding chance in doubleheader
- Missouri Governor Kit Bond issues an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order, formally apologizing on behalf of the state of Missouri for the suffering it had caused to the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
- Strikes start in Poland (Ursus, Radom, Płock) after communists raise food prices they end on June 30.
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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