Friday 27 February 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Gonzalez and Yukari Tamura.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Theme From S.W.A.T. by Rhythm Heritage.
In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits.
Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Salas u Malom Ritu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breakout or Bigfoot Bonkers.
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1976 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Tony Gonzalez: tight end (Kansas City Chiefs).
- Yukari Tamura: Japanese voice actress and singer.
- Sergei Semak: Ukrainian-Russian footballer and manager.
- Final meeting between China's Mao tse Tung and US President Richard Nixon.
- The formerly Spanish territory of Western Sahara, under the auspices of the Polisario Front declares independence as the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
- The Polisario Front, Western Sahara's national liberation movement, declares independence of the territory under the name quotSahrawi Arab Democratic Republicquot (SADR).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T.
- Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
- The Miracles - Love Machine (Part 1)
- Eric Carmen - All By Myself
- The Four Seasons - December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
- Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
- Eagles - Take It To The Limit
- Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
- Captain and Tennille - Lonely Night (Angel Face)
- Nazareth - Love Hurts
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