Saturday 26 June 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ed Jovanoski and Pawe? Ma?aszynski.
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 Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sea Wolf or Heavyweight Champ.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 June 1976 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Ed Jovanoski: Windsor, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers).
- Pawe? Ma?aszynski: Polish actor.
- Jérémie Beyou: French navigator and skipper.
- Chad Pennington: American football player.
- Ed Jovanovski: Canadian ice hockey player.
- WS shortstop Toby Harrah plays DH without touching a batted ball
- G-6 renamed “Group of 7” (G-7).
- Palestinian extremists hijack an Air France plane in Greece with 246 passengers and 12 crew. They take it to Entebbe, Uganda.
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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