Thursday 29 April 1976
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nayla Micherif and God Shammgod.
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 R Document by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot Bonkers or Heavyweight Champ.
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1976 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Nayla Micherif: Miss Brazil-Universe (1997).
- God Shammgod: NBA guard (Washington Wizards).
- Jay Orpin: Swedish-Finnish songwriter and producer.
- Wilhelm Maler: Composer, dies at 73.
- Minister Irene Vorrink begins fluoridating Dutch drinking water.
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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