Saturday 28 February 1976
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Angie Kennedy in Nambour and Ali Larter.
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 Fonz.
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1976 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Angie Kennedy in Nambour: Queensland, Australia; swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Ali Larter: American actress and model.
- Kaido Külaots: Estonian chess player.
- Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge: Canadian actor and producer.
- Adam Pine: Australian swimmer and coach.
- Spain withdraws from Western Sahara
- Ceuta and Melilla (Spanish Morocco) are last European African possession.
- 18th Grammy Awards: "Love Will Keep Us Together", Natalie Cole win.
- Madagascar becomes the first country to recognise the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- U.K. Home Secretary Merlyn Rees ends Special Category Status for those sentenced for scheduled terrorist crimes relating to the civil violence in Northern Ireland.
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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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