Wednesday 28 July 1976
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacoby Shaddix .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans.
In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits.
Obsession, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while The Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grlom u jagode.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Datsun 280 ZZZAP or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 July 1976 ?
- St. Celsus
- St. Victor
- St. Innocent
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
- San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
- Peru - Independence Day
- Faroe Islands - �lavs�ka Eve
- Canada - Commemoration of the deportation of the Acadians
- St. Sampson (a bishop)
- Jacoby Shaddix: American singer (Papa Roach).
- 242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake
- 8.2 and 7.4 earthquake devastate Tangsha, China (240-750,000 die)
- Eldon Joersz and Geo Morgan set world air speed record of 3,530 kph.
- The Tangshan earthquake measuring between 7.8 and 8.2 moment magnitude flattens Tangshan in the People's Republic of China, killing 242,769 and injuring 164,851.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
- Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- Elton John - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
- Seals and Crofts - Get Closer
- The Beatles - Got To Get You Into My Life
- The Beach Boys - Rock And Roll Music
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- Wings - Let 'Em In
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