Friday 30 April 1976
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Davian Clarke and Amanda Palmer.
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 Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zapiski po bulgarskite vastaniya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Maze Game or Stunt Cycle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 April 1976 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Davian Clarke: Jamaican sprinter.
- Amanda Palmer: American singer-songwriter and pianist (The Dresden Dolls and Evelyn Evelyn).
- Edvard Fliflet Braein: Composer, dies at 51.
- Wings release Silly Love Songs
- Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
- Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 round for heavyweight boxing title.
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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