Tuesday 29 June 1976
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sandhya Chib and Daniel Carlsson.
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.
They Came from Within, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976
while Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Power Without Glory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colossal Cave Adventure or Datsun 280 ZZZAP.
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Which were the important events of 29 June 1976 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Sandhya Chib: Miss Universe - India (1996).
- Daniel Carlsson: Swedish race car driver.
- Haruka Igawa: Japanese actress.
- Bret McKenzie: New Zealand guitarist producer and actor (Flight of the Conchords The Black Seeds and Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra).
- Leonora Summers: Entertainer.
- Seychelles gains independence from Britain.
- Seychelles gains independence from the United Kingdom.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1976 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Silly Love Songs
- Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
- Dorothy Moore - Misty Blue
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Sara Smile
- Captain and Tennille - Shop Around
- More, More, More (Part 1) - Andrea True Connection
- Silver Convention - Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)
- The Brothers Johnson - I'll Be Good To You
- The Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye
- Gary Wright - Love Is Alive
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