Monday 26 April 1976
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Thurop Van Orman and Sarah Tueting.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let Your Love Flow by Bellamy Brothers.
In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits.
Watch Out, We're Mad, directed by Marcello Fondato, 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 Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1976 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Thurop Van Orman
- Sarah Tueting: Ice hockey goalie (USA, Olympics - 1998).
- Vaclav Varada: Czech ice hockey player.
- Luigi Panarelli: Italian footballer.
- Václav Varaďa: Czech ice hockey player.
- Pan Am begins non-stop flights, New York - Tokyo.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow
- Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started From
- The Sylvers - Boogie Fever
- John Sebastian - Welcome Back
- Commodores - Sweet Love
- Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady
- Peter Frampton - Show Me The Way
- Elvin Bishop - Fooled Around And Fell In Love
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Diana Ross - Love Hangover
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